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LinkedIn Intro embeds professional profiles into Mail for iOS

Learn more about the people who email you without leaving Apple's default Mail app.

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Pivotal bulks up big data software portfolio

Pivotal is releasing an in-memory data store for real-time analysis that works with the Hadoop data processing platform, and the other is a data discovery tool for business analysts.

Best Chrome apps for managing data, clients, money, and more

Try these 9 incredibly productive Chrome apps to keep yourself or your business humming.

Study: Despite bright, shiny rivals, good old Office still rules at work

Despite threats from rivals that are open source, cheaper, or cloud-based, Microsoft Office still rules the workplace productivity software roost, according to Forrester Research.

SAP reports strong revenue growth from HANA and cloud

SAP reported strong revenue growth in its HANA in-memory database and cloud businesses, but also saw revenue from software decline in the third quarter.

Hands-on with Square Cash, a free, dead simple way to send money via email

Square Cash makes sending money to friends dead simple, but that simplicity could lead to a wave of phishing attacks.

4 important lessons learned from the Silk Road smackdown

The takedown of the Net's most notorious website has all the makings of a Hollywood movie, but it also offers some key lessons about Bitcoins, online security, and more.

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Popular Bitcoin forum goes dark after hack attack

A popular Bitcoin forum, Bitcointalk.org, remained offline Wednesday night as it investigated a cyberattack.

Subscription apps come to Microsoft's Office Store

Microsoft is adding subscription pricing for apps in its Office Store, besides opening eight new store fronts.

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New services tackle small business finance challenges

Whether you’re looking for a loan, streamlined payments, or help with the books, new Web and mobile services are here to help.

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Microsoft sharpens Office 365 tool to slice and dice data

The preview of Power BI, a data-analysis tool, for Office 365 now offers users the ability to mine data using natural language, question-and-answer-type queries.

Oracle pushes into database-as-a-service

Oracle's new 12c database is hyped as faster and more powerful.

Intuit revamps Quickbooks Online for ease of use, mobile devices

Intuit's popular QuickBooks small-business accounting software has a new user interface and mobile application support.