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Supreme Court ruling throws roadblock in the way of software patents

The court's ruling could make it more difficult to patent some types of software in the future

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How to edit PDFs in Microsoft Word

For light PDF users, everything you need is in a tool you use every day.

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Oregon closer to suing Oracle over Obamacare website woes

The state is playing the blame game, according to Oracle

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Red Hat adds to OpenStack expertise with eNovance buy

The cloud integration company could contribute considerable OpenStack talent to Red Hat

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Report: Oracle in talks to buy hospitality tech vendor Micros for more than $5 billion

Micros' products would likely be aligned with Oracle's sales, marketing and support software lines

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CA gets into cloud management of IT services

CA Cloud Service Management provides a central location to manage an organization's use of external cloud services

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Salesforce takes a shot at Zendesk, Freshdesk with Desk.com upgrade

Desk.com customers can 'grow' along with Salesforce.com, unlike rivals, according to an executive

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Report: Nuance may be in sales talks with Samsung and others

Nuance, a company rich in advanced digital assistant and speech recognition technology but poor in profits, has reportedly been looking for a buyer, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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Attensity Q makes it easier for businesses to drink from the Twitter firehose

But social media monitoring's value has limitations, according to one analyst

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One group controls 51 percent of Bitcoin mining, threatening security sanctity

Ghash.IO's share of Bitcoin computation power has alarmed backers

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You won't believe what programming language this Wall Street firm uses

The Caml functional programming language provided Jane Street with powerful error-catching capabilities

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Priceline will eat up OpenTable for a $2.6 billion tab

The companies share the same customers, Priceline CEO says

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U.S. will auction mammoth Bitcoin haul seized in Silk Road drug bust

The law enforcement agency could have simply deleted the virtual currency