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Hands-on: Sweeping BitTorrent Sync update streamlines cloudless file-sharing

A sweeping update to BitTorrent Sync makes the peer-to-peer file sharing app much more user-friendly.

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Report: Amazon building ad system to compete with Google's

The system may resemble Google's AdWords for keyword-targeted ads

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Oregon sues Oracle over troubled health insurance website

Oracle's actions amount to a 'pattern of racketeering,' the state alleges

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SAP takes steps to simplify pricing and licensing

New bundles make sense, but customers need to get the fine print, one analyst says

Google's search app gets friendlier to bilingual Android users

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Queries can now be made in multiple languages without switching settings

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Microsoft jumps into NoSQL market with new Azure data store

Microsoft Azure DocumentDB offers NoSQL data storage as a service on Azure

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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison turns 70 with no retirement in sight

Oracle's billionaire CEO isn't going anywhere, but he's also got plenty left to do

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Amazon strikes deal in China to offer more imported goods

Amazon had signed an agreement with a free trade zone in Shanghai

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Analysts: Ballmer's exit from board expected, will boost Nadella's standing

The former CEO cited a busy schedule, particularly involving his LA Clippers basketball team, for the board resignation

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Steve Ballmer steps down from Microsoft's board

'I have become very busy' since leaving Microsoft, Ballmer says in a letter to CEO Satya Nadella.

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SAP plans big investment to boost its business in Africa

Industry-specific software, support for entrepreneurs and additional training programs are on tap for Africa

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Azure services down again

Among those affected are Cloud Services, Virtual Machines and Websites

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MongoDB adds support option for community edition of its NoSQL database

The service provides as low as a two-hour response time, but leaves out the bells and whistles from MongoDB Enterprise