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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

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

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

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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.

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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

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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

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Oracle gives Exadata some backward compatibility

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

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Rimini Street downplays impact of adverse ruling in Oracle lawsuit

The third-party support provider says it will reserve its right to appeal

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Ebay may begin accepting Bitcoin payments via its Braintree platform

Braintree, part of eBay's PayPal unit, may soon add Bitcoin to its accepted forms of payment.

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Rimini Street did steal Oracle's intellectual property, judge says

The third-part support company had claimed defamation, but a federal judge found Oracle's accusations were true

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Philadelphia uses Salesforce.com for upgraded 311 system

Community portals, social media analysis and better insight into problem resolution are on tap for Philly residents

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Infor goes up against Salesforce.com with SalesLogix acquisition

Infor will tie SalesLogix CRM with its ERP apps as well, says CEO Charles Phillips

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Forrester downgrades 2014 global IT spending forecast, citing weak first half

But CIOs shouldn't shut their wallets just yet, according to analyst Andrew Bartels

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Oracle E-Business Suite upgrade points to its Fusion dilemma

A slew of upgrades in E-Business Suite 12.2.4 makes the question of adopting Fusion Applications more difficult, one analyst says