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Jive integrates enterprise social suite with Google Docs

The company already had 'connectors' for Gmail and Google Drive

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SAP offering customers 'simpler' way to buy its Hana in-memory platform

It's one thing to announce and another to deliver, one Hana expert says

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Ask Watson or Siri: Artificial intelligence is as elusive as ever

At O'Reilly Strata + Hadoop World, the Salesforce.com expert on AI assessed the state of machine smarts

Firefox Hello is Mozilla’s more open, plugin-free take on voice and video chat

Firefox users can chat with anyone in any browser, with no login or extra software required.

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Hadoop World: The executive dashboard is on the way out

The O'Reilly Strata + Hadoop World conference in New York points to new ways of analyzing data

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The Weather Channel forecasts heavy NoSQL ahead

The Weather Channel has found that MongoDB is speedy and hastens the process of developing new apps

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Oracle database certifications aren't 'permanent' anymore

But the policy change only immediately reflects certifications for long-in-the-tooth versions of the database

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Google adds online chat to Apps support options

The new support service is for Google Apps admins and will be available in English at first, Google said.

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SAP gives on-premises software customers assurances, even as it pushes the cloud

Business Suite customers will have full control over when they move to the cloud, SAP says

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The Skype Qik messaging app follows trends from video chat to spontaneous deletion

Messaging apps are multiplying and mutating rapidly. With Skype Qik, Microsoft's joining the trend, featuring self-destructing video messages that can be shared and reacted to.

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Big data digest: Set your happiness gadget to bliss

It all started in Chile, says a New Yorker writer. We look at more big data news in this week's web roundup

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Quip mashes up documents and spreadsheets

The startup opted to combine spreadsheet software with its word processing app

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Enterprise mobile messaging market gets more crowded with launch of Avaamo

The startup, founded by former Tibco executives, hopes to stand out with its security features and IT controls