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Windows XP isn't the only software getting the knife in 8 weeks

Microsoft will also end support for Office 2003 and Exchange 2003 as well.

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Oracle software on Microsoft Azure gets a general availability date

Pricing for use of Oracle's database and other products will also kick in upon March 12's GA launch

Microsoft working on Kindle-like Xbox reading app for Windows 8

Windows users may soon be reading books, magazines, and comics through an Xbox-branded reading app.

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CIOs still in control of most IT spending, Forrester says

While business units are slowly gaining more influence in IT purchasing, CIOs should embrace this, according to the analyst firm

US wins 'spampionship' but zombies everywhere help spew

The U.S. is officially the world's capital for spam-spewing zombified computers after taking top spot on the 2013 Dirty Dozen Spampionship league table.

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Bitcoin takes a dive as Mt. Gox, a major exchange, suspends withdrawals

The price of one bitcoin fell by more than $100 overnight.

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ERP system 'difficulties' force network equipment provider to delay quarterly filing

Aviat Networks says it couldn't complete the filing on time 'without unreasonable effort or expense'

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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison is 'disturbed' by kids who play video games all day

The billionaire head of the enterprise software giant revealed his concerns at the HCM World conference on Thursday

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HCM software is 'all about the people,' Larry Ellison says

Oracle is in fierce competition with the likes of SAP and Workday in the human capital management market

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How effective will Gates be in his new tech advisor role?

Microsoft's co-founder hasn't been involved in the company's day-to-day operations since 2008.

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Red Hat brings SOA to the cloud

Red Hat's JBoss Fuse Service Works 6 provides a way to integrate systems using the best practices of service-oriented architectures

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ThoughtSpot promises Google-like BI experience

The startup has developed an in-memory database and BI appliance

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Nadella's salary set at $1.2M for first year as Microsoft CEO

He's also eligible for a cash bonus of up to $3.6 million.