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HP Enterprise: What to watch

Expect HP to move deeper into software, but it's not yet clear what kind, analysts say

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Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp a done deal at $22 billion

WhatsApp claims to have more than 500 million users worldwide

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Skype appears to bow to Indian rules, ends in-country calls to local networks

Microsoft said local calls from Skype to landlines and mobile phones will stop from Nov. 10

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DoCoMo haptic handles put navigation in your palm

NTT DoCoMo, the mobile carrier, also showed a wearable skin sensor to track fat burning.

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Syme, a social network that promised Ello-like privacy, has gone dark

The social network disappeared off the Web in the past few months

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Price tag for troubled SAP project will skyrocket to nearly $1 billion, audit says

An 'overly ambitious design' and poor training are cited as reasons for the mess at a New York gas utility

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Facebook's new research guidelines don't impress the professionals

A lack of information around transparency left some research experts wanting more details

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Ericsson releases WebRTC browser and framework as open source

The browser has been resurrected at least in part to make up for Apple's apparent disinterest in the technology

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Twitter invests in MIT lab focused on online social movements

Twitter will also provide access to its archives and real-time, public stream of tweets

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Activists push Facebook to abandon its real-names policy

A broad coalition is meeting with the company Wednesday to try and ask Facebook to allow the service's users to include aliases.

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Intel pushes factory IoT with $9 million cost savings at plant

Increased equipment uptime and productivity may help convince manufacturers

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Ellison pushes Oracle's new cloud platform hard, but questions linger

'We're just getting started' in the cloud, Ellison said

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Nextdoor, an app for connecting with neighborhoods, puts on its police cap

Nextdoor wants more police officers, fire departments and other safety workers using its site

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Icahn says PayPal spin-off is almost a 'no brainer'

Activist investor says PayPal needs to acquire competitors or be acquired

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Oracle rolls out analytics cloud services

Its Exalytics in-memory appliance also gets an upgrade