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Teradata brings MapR Hadoop into the data warehouse

Enterprises benefit from extending their data warehouse architectures to handle big data workloads, Teradata says

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IBM's new enterprise email aims to organize your day

IBM Verse, formerly called Mail Next, fuses e-mails with collaboration and analysis tools

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HP plugs the Vertica analytics engine into Hadoop

HP Vertica for SQL on Hadoop promises to pair the reliability of SQL with the scalability of Hadoop

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Cisco crashes the enterprise mobile party with new collaboration app

Project Squared will let users strike up ad hoc team meetings with audio, video conferencing, file sharing and text chat

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Amazon promises a mightier MySQL with Aurora release

Aurora combines the high performance of commercial databases, with the familiarity of MySQL

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CA portfolio management services can now reflect IT budget changes

CA's project and portfolio management software, formerly called Clarity, now offers what/if planning features

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Microsoft kills Lync name in favor of Skype for Business

As promised, Microsoft merges its Skype videoconferencing technology with Lync, resulting in the new Skype for Business.

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CA Clarity now reflects the impact of IT budget changes

With what-if planning capabilities, CA's PPM software can now show the cost of the road not (yet) taken

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Platfora brings analysis to Internet of Things data

A customized version of Platfora's data analysis platform can work with data from Internet of Things systems

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Chrome extension lets you launch your own desktop apps from Google Drive

The product is an attempt to by Google to make its cloud services more interoperable the locally installed software you're already running on your machine.

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Top messaging apps flat-out flunk EFF's security review

The organization ranked 39 digital communication tools based on security features and best practices

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Microsoft to marry Office with Dropbox for cloud productivity

The companies are partnering to make Word, Excel and PowerPoint more interoperable with Dropbox and Dropbox for Business

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Skype wants people to test its ambitious real-time universal translator tool

If you're excited about trying out Skype's new translation feature, sign up now and you might get access before the end of the year.