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Hortonworks, Pivotal team to better manage Hadoop

Two Hadoop distributors will join forces to work on Apache Ambari, a Hadoop management tool

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


Wolfram fortifies SystemModeler with more libraries

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

NetSuite buys Venda to boost e-commerce, European presence

Venda's technology will be aligned with NetSuite's SuiteCommerce platform

Bank of America illegally copied $300 million in software, alleges Tibco lawsuit

A Bank of America spokesman denied wrongdoing with regard to Tibco's software

Oracle hopes to make SQL a lingua franca for big data

Big Data SQL is set to ship within the next couple of months

Microsoft to strike back at Salesforce.com with CRM cloud for government

The CRM Online government cloud will be tied to ones for Microsoft's Azure and Office 365

IDC: Apps will drive public cloud spending to sustained double-digit growth

The US accounted for 68 percent of the public cloud market in 2013

Microsoft botched all aspects of Exchange outage response

Failure to communicate with users shows Microsoft has lots to learn from utilities, says crisis expert

Salesforce.com, Philips join forces for health care IT

Philips has developed two health care monitoring applications on Salesforce.com's platform, with more to come

Owler uses crowdsourcing for competitive intelligence

Owler delivers curated news and company profiles to mobile devices

Oracle buying Micros for $5.3 billion

The deal will give Oracle major penetration into the retail and hospitality industries

Oracle buys LiveLOOK for co-browsing technology

The deal follows Salesforce.com's rollout of SOS, a help feature inspired by Amazon's Mayday

Oregon closer to suing Oracle over Obamacare website woes

The state is playing the blame game, according to Oracle

Report: Oracle in talks to buy hospitality tech vendor Micros for more than $5 billion

Micros' products would likely be aligned with Oracle's sales, marketing and support software lines

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Review: Microsoft Office Online vs. Apple iWork for iCloud vs. Google Drive

Online word processors, spreadsheets, and presentation apps can be surprisingly useful, or surprisingly lame, and not even Microsoft aces Office document compatibility

IBM patents fraudster detection technology for websites, mobile apps

IBM researchers have developed a technique that website operators, cloud service providers and mobile application developers could use to spot a fraudster who has stolen an account holder's credentials.

How to protect your company from an eBay-like breach

The eBay database breach that led to the theft of customers' passwords and personal information started with the compromise of employee login credentials, a reminder that companies should check the safeguards in place for...

How to Do Big Data in Healthcare

Many healthcare organizations like to talk about data analytics. However, here are eight pieces of expert advice to help you actually do it.

Why companies should seek help in malware detection

Companies have shortened the amount of time between malware infection and discovery, but too few organizations detect the breach on their own, a security report found.

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