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Microsoft scrambles to simplify its convoluted business licensing

The effort to streamline licensing is incomplete

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A peek into the business licensing abyss, courtesy of Microsoft

Cloud versions of software make licensing even more complex

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Oracle reverses decline in hardware revenue during Q3

Engineered system sales push hardware product revenue up 8 percent

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Ex-head of troubled health insurance site developed by Oracle may sue, citing 'cover-up'

State officials allegedly tried to shift blame for Cover Oregon's woes to Oracle and the ex-health authority CIO

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USPTO to examine DMCA take-down process

The agency will host a meeting Thurday to look into ways to improve the process.

Mozilla and Unity collaborate to give Web gaming a boost

Developers will be able to export their Unity games directly to the Web without the hassle of plugins.

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Google and Cisco partner to bring WebEx to Chromebooks

Google Apps and WebEx are getting integrated. But what does this mean for Hangouts?

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Lenovo rallies troops after rivals swoop on IBM server deal

The move follows Meg Whitman portraying HP as a 'paragon of stability'

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Unify sets timetable for launch of its Project Ansible unified communications service

Unify plans to offer Project Ansible as a service with connectors to its on-premise OpenScape voice products, starting in October.

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It's not you, it's Google: Hangouts and Talk are down, Sheets recovering

Happy Monday! Three major Google services go down, and as of this writing, only one is limping back to life.

IBM denies links with NSA spying program

Cloud vendors stand to lose up to $35 billion over the next 3 years from spying fallout.

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China's Alibaba confirms plans for US IPO

The e-commerce giant's offering could be a record-setter in the US

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Feds slam both Oracle, state officials for problems with troubled health care exchange

The scathing report by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is just the latest twist in the Cover Oregon controversy

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Former US Secretary of State Powell joins Salesforce.com board

Powell is no tech newbie, having worked in venture capital since 2005

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Rdio acquires music streaming service in India

Rdio will launch in India later this year