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Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd: Our IP will help us win in the cloud

Hurd has something to sell customers at all levels of the cloud stack

Oracle rolls out analytics cloud services

Its Exalytics in-memory appliance also gets an upgrade


Oracle expanding depth of its cloud development platform

Six new services are in the works, but no availability date was released

Oracle's Larry Ellison throws down the cloud gauntlet

Ellison has come full circle from cloud skeptic to the proprietor of a one-stop shop

Oracle, Salesforce.com trade moves in marketing software battle

Oracle syncs up with Box, while Salesforce.com releases Journey Builder for Apps

Cloud will be key for Oracle at OpenWorld

The vendor's massive annual conference gets underway Sunday

EMC reportedly held merger talks with Hewlett-Packard

HP CEO Meg Whitman would have led a combined company, according to the Wall Street Journal

SAP CEO Bill McDermott on why Concur is worth $8.3 billion

Buying Concur 'is the best business case I've ever put in front of the board,' McDermott says

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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison steps down as CEO, Catz, Hurd named co-CEOs

Ellison will become CTO and executive chairman of Oracle

SAP buying Concur for $8.3 billion to boost cloud portfolio

The travel and expense software vendor had reportedly been shopping for a potential buyer

Microsoft plots Dynamics CRM update with an eye on marketing, global expansion

CRM Online will be available in 130 markets by the end of the year, Microsoft says

Infor plots move into cloud financials in strike against Workday

Financials Xi will provide a broad and modern suite of applications with no need to 'bolt-on' more, Infor says

Microsoft bringing more mobile, cloud products to China with new subsidiary

Microsoft has recently been facing regulatory obstacles in China

Oracle to acquire content storage management company Front Porch Digital

Front Porch Digital technology is used by media companies, government agencies and sports organizations for a variety of applications

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What would you do if you lost access to your Gmail account?

Hopefully you've enabled Google Two Factor Verification but even if a hacker doesn't steal your account, other things can go wrong and then poof! No more Gmail for you. You can do something about this and the answer is simple; backup...

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GREmailRobot: Powerful email automation (and cheap!)

GREmailRobot is a powerful SMTP and POP3 Windows utility that can perform sophisticated email filtering, modification, and routing tasks at an incredibly low price.

SAP spices up its predictive analytics and visualization apps

Hadoop support and a tie-in to BusinessObjects are among the highlights

County set to rip and replace troubled SAP software system

SAP's software is used successfully by thousands of government agencies, a spokesman maintains

SAP, Ericsson team up for mobile management and apps

Ericsson will help mobile operators offer cloud-based applications to enterprise users and customers

OneDrive now allows files of up to 10GB

That's up from a previous maximum of 2GB

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