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Microsoft ships PowerBI for Excel, bringing more live data to Office

The add-on for Office 365 can pull in public and private information into spreadsheets, along with nifty tools that includes natural language queries.

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Bitcoin price plunges: Mt. Gox suspends withdrawals, says flaw in protocol allows fraud

The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange said it will suspend withdrawals from bitcoin wallets it holds until the bug is resolved

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HCM software is 'all about the people,' Larry Ellison says

Oracle is in fierce competition with the likes of SAP and Workday in the human capital management market

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Apple removes Blockchain, last Bitcoin wallet app, from iOS App Store

The legal uncertainty around Bitcoin may be spooking Apple

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ThoughtSpot promises Google-like BI experience

The startup has developed an in-memory database and BI appliance

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Dell lets managers go 'off road' with self-serve analytics

Dell is bringing analytics directly to the desktops of its managers, and saving money in the process

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LibreOffice enhances its enterprise spreadsheet abilities

The GPU and the CPU can work together to quickly handle very large data sets, LibreOffice said

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Mint personal finance tool embraces Bitcoin, but as an investment - not cash

It's yet another step towards Bitcoin going mainstream, but the popular personal finance software won't treat the crypto-currency as cash.

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Ellison: Facebook the new model for business applications

Social networking is the new backbone of business applications, Oracle CEO said

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IBM preps Talent Suite for human resources tasks

The new suite includes software from IBM and from Kenexa, which it bought in 2012

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Tiger Direct jumps on the Bitcoin bandwagon

Now you can use Bitcoin to buy a graphics card to use to mine more Bitcoin, then use THAT Bitcoin to buy ANOTHER graphics card to...

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Workday rolls out revamped, HTML5-powered user experience

The cloud-based HCM (human capital management) and financial software vendor focused on simplicity with the overhaul

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SAP expects revenue of $30 billion by 2017, driven by cloud

The company saw a dip in software revenue as the cloud business grew in the fourth quarter