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SAP talks up Hana but small companies slow to sign on

Small companies have some internal work to do before adopting the in-memory computing platform

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Product needs, not profit, drove Microsoft layoffs, exec says

CEO Nadella was determined to increase investments in new technologies like IoT, an exec says.

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Purism Librem 15 Linux laptop blends high-end hardware with totally free software

Purism wants your help making an uncompromisingly high-end Linux laptop with uncompromisingly free software inside.

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Oracle, SAP settle long-standing TomorrowNow lawsuit

SAP will pay Oracle about US$359 million in damages and interest to settle the case

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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Microsoft to boost Active Directory protection with Aorato acquisition

The Israeli startup's security product uses machine learning to protect Active Directory servers

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Tidemark software adds predictive analytics to help CFOs use big data in forecasting, budgeting

CFOs are now being asked to incorporate streaming data sources into sales forecasts, said CEO Christian Gheorghe

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Microsoft open sources .Net server stack

The company is building a version of .Net for Linux and Mac OS X

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Microsoft releases 14 patches for Windows security problems

It's the largest number of patches issued in a single day so far in 2013 and 2014

Microsoft's Work & Play Bundle collects flagship Office, Xbox, and Skype services in a deeply discounted package

Microsoft is cutting deep into the prices of its subscription services for the holidays with the $199 Work & Play Bundle.

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Ubuntu, ownCloud, and a hidden dark side of Linux software repositories

A brush-up between Canonical and ownCloud that left an unsupported version of the server software lingering in Ubuntu's software repository

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Docker gets some competition with new Joyent, Canonical containers

Joyent's Mantra aims for big-data jobs, while Canonical's LXD adds in an additional security measure

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European startups are offering developers new ways to test code and apps

TestCloud mixes crowd and automated testing, while Codacy lets users write their own code tests

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Oracle licensing practices lead to mistrust among customers, says survey

The group behind the survey says it is advocating for manageable licensing terms and isn't against Oracle