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Lawsuit against NetSuite over 'manifestly unusable' software set to be dismissed

It's far more preferable to avoid going to court altogether when you've got a problem with your vendor, one analyst says

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Oracle issues fix for Java update that crippled some web apps

A work-around is available for users who are unable to apply Java upgrades, Oracle says

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Microsoft continues global CRM expansion in battle against Salesforce.com

The company is targeting growth markets, according to one analyst

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5 unexpectedly useful apps

You probably didn't know you needed a color-coded goal manager or a dedicated email tracker. But once you try these apps, you'll wonder how you ever lived without them.

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Hortonworks, Pivotal team to better manage Hadoop

Two Hadoop distributors will join forces to work on Apache Ambari, a Hadoop management tool

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Wolfram fortifies SystemModeler with more libraries

Wolfram has opened an online store for third-party modeling libraries

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US Social Security Administration spent nearly $300M on IT project 'boondoggle,' lawmakers say

The SSA may have also tried to temporarily keep a damaging report on the project secret, a House committee alleges

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By the numbers: How Kindle Unlimited compares to other ebook subscriptions

We look at how Amazon's new ebook subscription service stacks up against similar offerings from Oyster and Scribd in terms of publisher deals, number of books, and the number of books you'll actually want to read.

on techhive.com

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NetSuite buys Venda to boost e-commerce, European presence

Venda's technology will be aligned with NetSuite's SuiteCommerce platform

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Bank of America illegally copied $300 million in software, alleges Tibco lawsuit

A Bank of America spokesman denied wrongdoing with regard to Tibco's software

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Oracle hopes to make SQL a lingua franca for big data

Big Data SQL is set to ship within the next couple of months

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Microsoft to strike back at Salesforce.com with CRM cloud for government

The CRM Online government cloud will be tied to ones for Microsoft's Azure and Office 365

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Google adds 13 more languages to Gmail

The languages change Gmail's display, not individual messages

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IDC: Apps will drive public cloud spending to sustained double-digit growth

The US accounted for 68 percent of the public cloud market in 2013

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Lights out for Yahoo's Shine site, Xobni email apps, other products

There's a lot of house-cleaning going on at Yahoo headquarters.