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Oregon sues Oracle over troubled health insurance website

Oracle's actions amount to a 'pattern of racketeering,' the state alleges

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SAP takes steps to simplify pricing and licensing

New bundles make sense, but customers need to get the fine print, one analyst says

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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison turns 70 with no retirement in sight

Oracle's billionaire CEO isn't going anywhere, but he's also got plenty left to do

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer

Analysts: Ballmer's exit from board expected, will boost Nadella's standing

The former CEO cited a busy schedule, particularly involving his LA Clippers basketball team, for the board resignation

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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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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

It’s Time for Small Businesses to Move to Windows Server 2012 Essentials

The supply of Windows Small Business Server is drying up, but SMBs can embrace Windows Server 2012 Essentials instead.

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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

Bitcoin and other currency

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