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Oracle says it knows customers don't want to be locked into proprietary cloud management tools.
A report released Monday claims that Microsoft will bring back an optional Start menu (not page) within the next major Windows update. Will Windows 8's Start page be banished?
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The Kafka Pub/Sub messaging platform is faster than RabbitMQ, LinkedIn engineers say
The court will review an appeals court decision in a computerize trading platform patent case
Oracle's appeal of Judge William Alsup's high-profile ruling in the Android lawsuit was heard this week
Emergence of human capital management software also marks year for enterprise tech.
Now that Winamp's gone, a few pale ghosts are all that's left of the killer apps from the turn of the century.
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Security vendor McAfee's research arm, McAfee Labs, has identified growth across four threat trends, including Android-based malware, signed malware, spam, and virtual currencies.
With a lull in major tech earnings news this week, Intel's investor day and Salesforce.com's Dreamforce developer and partner conference gave market watchers plenty to mull over.
The newly announced Salesforce1 platform announced this week could help the base grow even faster, a company official said.
Much has been made about the "Internet of things," but behind every device is a customer, and companies that fail to recognize this do so at their own peril, according to Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff.
IBM will soon give third parties access to Watson, fostering applications that take advantage of the system's artificial intelligence capabilities.
What Microsoft puts in its upcoming touch-based Office suite will be a huge test for the company, analysts said.