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Oracle's new in-memory database option could spark unanticipated costs, expert warns

The new option is reportedly enabled by default in the update to Database 12c

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Wolfram fortifies SystemModeler with more libraries

Wolfram has opened an online store for third-party modeling libraries

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US Social Security Administration spent nearly $300M on IT project 'boondoggle,' lawmakers say

The SSA may have also tried to temporarily keep a damaging report on the project secret, a House committee alleges

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HP invests in Hortonworks' Hadoop

With the Hortonworks partnership, HP has a full data analysis software stack to present to enterprise customers

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Salesforce.com launches Sales Reach for real-time selling and marketing

Salespeople can track prospects closer than ever before

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Oracle ships nearly 60 mobile apps for JD Edwards

The apps are available at no additional cost to licensed customers

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BlackBerry offers BES10 as a hosted service through partners

Businesses wanting the security of BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 without the complexity of managing it onsite can now buy it as a hosted service from six BlackBerry partners.

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Microsoft's quarterly revenue lifted by cloud sales to businesses, though overall profits slipped

Profits were down 7 percent year on year, including an $0.08 loss from Microsoft's new Nokia business.

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Oracle builds on BlueKai acquisition with Data Cloud

Let us do the heavy lifting when it comes to delivering consumer data, Oracle says

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Teradata acquires assets of Hadapt, Revelytix for big data

The deals give Teradata SQL querying and metadata management for Hadoop

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Salesforce.com's trademark infringement anything but social, lawsuit claims

StrongView Systems wants an injunction against Salesforce.com's use of the Social Studio brand name

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EFF's Open Wireless Router tech aims to increase network security, spur Wi-Fi sharing

The new custom router firmware will allow users to share their wireless networks, but could also improve their router's security

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Microsoft consolidates enterprise IT conferences

TechEd and individual conferences for Exchange, SharePoint, Lync and other products have been fused into one event