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Google Now rolls out to desktop versions of Chrome, and it's a two-way system

Google Now cards can appear in your desktop browser, and desktop Google searches will spawn cards on your Android phone.

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In-memory technologies move databases to real time

Microsoft and Pivotal join a growing field of in-memory data providers

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Red Hat adds Nginx and MongoDB to Software Collections update

Version 1.1 of Red Hat's package for developers that want the latest is available as a beta

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Skype for Android update promises aggressive battery life savings

Skype just released a new version of its Android app that promises to make it easy to keep Skype running without taxing your battery.

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Google and Cisco partner to bring WebEx to Chromebooks

Google Apps and WebEx are getting integrated. But what does this mean for Hangouts?

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Unify sets timetable for launch of its Project Ansible unified communications service

Unify plans to offer Project Ansible as a service with connectors to its on-premise OpenScape voice products, starting in October.

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It's not you, it's Google: Hangouts and Talk are down, Sheets recovering

Happy Monday! Three major Google services go down, and as of this writing, only one is limping back to life.

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NoSQL vendor Basho restaffs executive team

Adam Wray, formerly of Tier 3, will now lead the open-source Riak database vendor

Microsoft refines Outlook Web App's text editor

The improvements are meant to automate pasting tasks and reduce formatting problems

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Cisco on mission to outfit all office rooms with video conferencing systems

It will ship in the spring a set of new and improved products aimed at what it considers is a vastly underserved market

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Google launches referral program for Apps suite

The company will pay participants $15 per new user account.

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Huawei expands partnership with SAP, launches new HANA hardware

The two companies work well together because they have very complimentary product portfolios, according to SAP

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Oracle to revamp schools ERP software, with an eye on Workday

Oracle Student Cloud and a new edition of PeopleSoft Campus Solutions are in the works