Don't-Miss Software Stories

PCWorld News

SAP, a devices company? Maybe, maybe not

SAP's patent application for a foldable device is more likely a competitive hedge than the precursor to a hardware play, one analyst says

PCWorld News

Salesforce.com CRM upgrade puts heavy emphasis on mobile

Scores of new enhancements in the upcoming Winter '15 release flesh out the Salesforce1 mobile app

PCWorld News

VMware prepares OpenStack for enterprise use

VMware Integrated OpenStack runs on VMware's vSphere

PCWorld News

Oregon sues Oracle over troubled health insurance website

Oracle's actions amount to a 'pattern of racketeering,' the state alleges

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.

PCWorld News

SAP takes steps to simplify pricing and licensing

New bundles make sense, but customers need to get the fine print, one analyst says

PCWorld News

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison turns 70 with no retirement in sight

Oracle's billionaire CEO isn't going anywhere, but he's also got plenty left to do

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer

Analysts: Ballmer's exit from board expected, will boost Nadella's standing

The former CEO cited a busy schedule, particularly involving his LA Clippers basketball team, for the board resignation

In his own words: the best quotes of Steve Ballmer

As he steps down from Microsoft's board, here's a look back at some of his most memorable quotes

It’s Time for Small Businesses to Move to Windows Server 2012 Essentials

The supply of Windows Small Business Server is drying up, but SMBs can embrace Windows Server 2012 Essentials instead.

bitdefender main

Bitdefender Internet Security 2015 review: Solid, low-maintenance PC protection

BitDefender's latest suite delivers reliable Internet security with a minimum of fuss.

basketball ballmer

Steve Ballmer steps down from Microsoft's board

'I have become very busy' since leaving Microsoft, Ballmer says in a letter to CEO Satya Nadella.

PCWorld News

SAP plans big investment to boost its business in Africa

Industry-specific software, support for entrepreneurs and additional training programs are on tap for Africa

PCWorld News

MongoDB adds support option for community edition of its NoSQL database

The service provides as low as a two-hour response time, but leaves out the bells and whistles from MongoDB Enterprise

PCWorld News

Oracle gives Exadata some backward compatibility

Database 10gR2 is now supported on Oracle's flagship 'engineered system,' although caveats apply