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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

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Large SAP customers are eager to enter the cloud, survey finds

But security and integration concerns over cloud services linger, according to the study

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WibiData launches big-data platform for personalized retail

WibiRetail represents the new wave of applications that take advantage of Hadoop

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Expedia to begin accepting Bitcoin for hotel reservations

Bitcoin's march towards the mainstream continues.

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Mobile app data collection poses risks for enterprises, Gartner says

Consumer data collected through mobile devices should be considered a full 'citizen' of companies' data infrastructure

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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison wades into the in-memory database wars

Oracle's in-memory option takes advantage of the core platform's maturity, according to an executive

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Salesforce.com CRM update focuses on flexibility and mobility

The Summer '14 release is set for launch later this month

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Amazon hopes developers will help make Fire TV a winner

The company will present its case to developers in London on June 14