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10 videoconferencing tools for small groups

Get everyone on the same page—literally—with these video chat and conferencing solutions.

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Databricks takes on Google streaming analysis with Spark

Databricks Cloud will provide Spark-based streaming analysis as a service

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Microsoft admits communications, tech problems during Office 365 outages

Lync Online and Exchange Online went down for hours in separate incidents earlier this week. Microsoft apologized.

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Cloud and on-premises Microsoft email faced off in LA County: Guess who won

The California county started deploying Exchange in house, until it took a good look at Office 365

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Oracle fortifies integration suite for mobile work

Oracle SOA Suite 12c now supports the JSON and REST formats, and updates FTP management

Google reacts to Office 365 momentum with unlimited cloud storage

It's called Drive for Work, costs twice as much as Apps for Business, and includes unlimited cloud storage for all users. Sorry, Microsoft.

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Google service analyzes live streaming data

Google Cloud Dataflow can analyze both streaming and batched data with the same programming models

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Microsoft fixes Exchange Online outage after almost 9 hours

The company pinned the blame on a networking infrastructure failure

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Google, Microsoft clouds now cover MongoDB

MongoDB adds new cloud services to its already successful run of being hosted on the Amazon cloud

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Tibco deepens Tibbr integration with SharePoint

The Tibco enterprise social networking suite is also being integrated with Outlook for the first time

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Oracle buying Micros for $5.3 billion

The deal will give Oracle major penetration into the retail and hospitality industries

Intel's avatar chat app turns you into 3D chicken

Intel’s new Pocket Avatars app lets you chat with friends using animated 3D avatars that mimic your facial expressions.

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Oracle buys LiveLOOK for co-browsing technology

The deal follows Salesforce.com's rollout of SOS, a help feature inspired by Amazon's Mayday

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USENIX: Unstable code can lead to security vulnerabilities

Program compilers can inadvertently erase code, causing all sorts of hard-to-find performance problems and security issues