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Microsoft beefs up Office Online

The browser-based versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote are being updated, with Chrome support added as well.

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Oracle legal letter prompts closure of independent JD Edwards help site

'I don't fancy going up against charges from Oracle's legal teams,' webmaster says

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Rimini Street diversifies with cloud services for Workday, Salesforce.com

The move may be a hedge against a negative outcome in Oracle's intellectual-property lawsuit against Rimini

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Oracle in-memory app for J.D. Edwards aims to help juggle supply and demand

The software is run in conjunction with Oracle's 'engineered systems' like Exadata

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Teradata's QueryGrid to power multi-database analytics

Teradata version 15 adds support for 'Internet of things' standard JSON

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Chicago Sun-Times first major US paper to accept bitcoins

Backed by Coinbase, the move is part of a digital-first strategy

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Data analytics startup SimpleQL suggests questions

SimpleQL learns about databases and applications to help non-specialists decide what to mine them for

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Tidemark wants to save European companies from Excel hell, says CEO

The company will offer its hosted analytics applications in the UK, France, Germany and the Benelux region

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Bitcoin wallet service Coinbase denies security breach as user names appear online

A list of names circulating on the Internet represents only a small fraction of Coinbase users, according to the Bitcoin wallet service

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Open-Xchange adds spreadsheet program to its online app suite

OX Spreadsheet offers online collaboration and allows editing of Excel documents

Microsoft unveils Office for iPad

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The software suite goes on sale today

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SAP buys Fieldglass for temp worker management

The Fieldglass platform will be combined with SAP's Ariba and SuccessFactors software

IRS will tax Bitcoin as property, rather than as currency

Investors welcomed the news, but it could also mean additional record-keeping for people who spend bitcoins like cash.

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SAP rolls out 'smart' new way to do data warehousing

The update to Business Warehouse incorporates what SAP calls an in-memory data fabric

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After bankruptcy filings, fallen Mt. Gox exchange lets users see bitcoin balances

The exchange said on its website that wallet balances are not an acknowledgement of claims