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Teradata acquires assets of Hadapt, Revelytix for big data

The deals give Teradata SQL querying and metadata management for Hadoop

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Salesforce.com's trademark infringement anything but social, lawsuit claims

StrongView Systems wants an injunction against Salesforce.com's use of the Social Studio brand name

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Microsoft consolidates enterprise IT conferences

TechEd and individual conferences for Exchange, SharePoint, Lync and other products have been fused into one event

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Cloud message resonating with Microsoft partners

World Partner Conference attendees were more receptive to Microsoft's pleas to change their business models for cloud computing

Bankable Backup and Recovery options for Your iPhone or iPad

Take a look at these useful tools for backing up and restoring your iOS device.

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Layoffs raise questions about Nadella's commitment to Nokia deal

Maybe the new CEO doesn't fully share his predecessor's vision of Microsoft as a maker of smartphones.

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SAP CEO McDermott talks Oracle, Hana and life in Germany

Oracle is 'three years behind' Hana with its in-memory database option, McDermott says

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NetSuite buys Venda to boost e-commerce, European presence

Venda's technology will be aligned with NetSuite's SuiteCommerce platform

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Microsoft may announce its biggest layoffs ever on Thursday

The action will be much bigger than the 5,800 job cuts announced in 2009, The New York Times said

Hot Deals Thursday: Lenovo Core i7 laptop for $769, $250 off an Ultrabook, FreedomPop 4G Hotspot, and more

LogicBuy's hot deals this week include significant savings on a Lenovo IdeaPad Z710 laptop with 1080p Full HD display and Core i7 processor, more than $100 off a Dell UltraSharp 24" monitor, and a $25 FreedomPop 4G Hotspot.

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Chef cooks ups infrastructure testing tools

A new Chef package can test a complex system in much the same way software is tested

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Oracle ties its social intelligence apps to LinkedIn

Oracle also announced a series of enhancements to its marketing cloud software family

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Google adds Bitcoin exchange rates to instant search answers

Want to know how much your stash of Bitcoin is worth? Google it!

Mozilla's JPEG compression slims down file sizes

Mozjpeg seeks to make image file sizes even smaller without a loss of quality

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SAP withdraws appeal in German software resale dispute

SAP changed its terms and conditions, making an appeal unnecessary, the company said