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Tech Comics: Name That Software Code!
By Oliver Widder | Article Published August 23, 2013
It's very important to properly name the code in your software project.
Tags: software
Open Source Alternatives that Ease the Transition to Linux
By Matt Hartley | Article Published July 29, 2013
These Linux applications might help free you from legacy software that only runs on Windows.
Tags: Linux, software, applications, open source apps
IBM Revenue Declines, But Earnings Beat Expectations
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 18, 2013
Big Blue raised its outlook for the year.
Tags: software, IBM, earnings, Outlook, revenue, quarterly financials
Forrester Reduces Forecast for Global Tech Spending
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 15, 2013
However, customers will continue to spend heavily on software and mobile apps.
Tags: cloud computing, software, mobile apps, tablets, Forrester, big data, tech spending
VMware Sells Zimbra to Telligent
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 15, 2013
Zimbra sells enterprise communication and collaboration software.
Tags: software, VMware, Zimbra, collaboration software, merger and acquistion activity, social enterprise
Microsoft Shuts Down TechNet
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 02, 2013
After August 31, the company will stop offering subscriptions to the popular service.
Tags: Microsoft, software, IT professional, TechNet, subscription, MSDN
Oracle Announces Partnership with NetSuite
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 27, 2013
Another day, another cloud computing partnership for Oracle.
Tags: Oracle, cloud computing, software, ERP, NetSuite, HR, partnership, mid-sized business
25 Android Apps for Accounting and Tax Prep
By Pam Baker | Article Published June 24, 2013
With these mobile apps, you can learn about accounting, track finances, manage investments, create expense reports and more.
Tags: Android, software, apps, smartphone, accounting, mobile application
HP, Google Offer 'IT in a Box' for SMBs
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 12, 2013
Is HP's relationship with Microsoft cooling down?
Tags: Google, software, SMB, Google Apps, IT, HP, hardware
SalesForce.com to Buy Social Marketing Software Vendor ExactTarget
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 04, 2013
SalesForce will spend about $2.5 billion on the purchase.
Tags: Cloud, software, CRM, Salesforce.com, online, social marketing, merger and acquistion activity
Open Source Windows Applications
By Matt Hartley | Article Published June 04, 2013
These are some of the best open source software titles available for Windows.
Tags: open source, Linux, Windows, software, applications
Survey: Facebook, Twitter Listed as Top Enterprise Collaboration Tools
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 20, 2013
Enterprise users may not understand the difference between true enterprise collaboration platforms and consumer social networking services.
Tags: Facebook, software, Twitter, microsoft sharepoint, survey, Salesforce Chatter, ibm connections, enterprise social networking
HP: We Didn't Try to Sell Autonomy to SAP
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 14, 2013
The PC maker is disputing media reports that it tried to sell off the troubled Autonomy software group.
Tags: software, SAP, HP, Autonomy
Yammer Revenue Climbs 259%
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 10, 2013
Microsoft is very pleased with its enterprise social networking acquisition.
Tags: Microsoft, software, Office, revenue, Yammer, enterprise social networking
SAP Announces HANA Enterprise Cloud
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 08, 2013
The world's third largest software vendor will offer an SaaS version of its in-memory database.
Tags: cloud computing, software, SAP, enterprise applications, In-memory database, HANA
Dell Buys Enterprise Cloud Vendor Enstratius
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 06, 2013
The PC maker is boosting its cloud computing management capabilities.
Tags: cloud computing, software, Dell, cloud management, Enterprise, merger and acquistion activity
Ubuntu Software
By Matt Hartley | Article Published May 06, 2013
These are some of the most useful applications available for Ubuntu Linux.
Tags: open source, Linux, software, Ubuntu, applications
Microsoft Profits Climb 19% on Strong Software Sales
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 19, 2013
Revenue fell short of expectations.
Tags: Windows, Microsoft, software, earnings, revenue, quarterly financials
Intel to Buy API Management Vendor Mashery
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 18, 2013
The chipmaker is moving deeper into the software business.
Tags: API, software, Intel, merger and acquistion activity, Mashery
Ubuntu Software Center Explored
By Matt Hartley | Article Published April 15, 2013
Find out where the Ubuntu Software Center came from, how it works and what alternatives are available.
Tags: open source, Linux, software, Ubuntu, applications, Canonical
Office 365 Accounts for 25% of Microsoft Office Sales, Says Analyst
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 03, 2013
The new cloud-based version of the software hasn't led to an increase in sales.
Tags: cloud computing, software, Microsoft Office, Office 365
Oracle Buys Mobile Network Software Maker Tekelec
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 26, 2013
The purchase could bring Oracle into more competition with Cisco.
Tags: Oracle, software, mobile network, merger and acquistion activity
Oracle Shares Drop after Poor Earnings Report
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 21, 2013
The company's software licensing revenue fell 2 percent.
Tags: Oracle, software, earnings, hardware, revenue, quarterly financials, cloud comouting
Apple Hires Adobe's CTO
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 20, 2013
The hiring is an unusual choice given Apple's disdain for Adobe's Flash technology.
Tags: Flash, software, Apple, Adobe, CTO
Feds Investigate Microsoft Bribery Allegations
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 20, 2013
The Justice Department and the SEC are looking into a whistleblower report.
Tags: Microsoft, software, China, SEC, Justice Department, U.S.
Oracle Buys Cloud Software Maker Nimbula
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 14, 2013
Nimbula was founded by a former Amazon Web Services vice president.
Tags: Oracle, cloud computing, Amazon Web Services, software, OpenStack, merger and acquisition
Gartner: CRM, Cloud Computing Will Drive Enterprise IT Spending
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 06, 2013
The firm anticipates a rise in global spending related to both on-premise and cloud-based applications.
Tags: cloud computing, software, SaaS, CRM, applications, Gartner
Microsoft Reverses Course on Office 2013 Licensing
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 06, 2013
The company may also be reducing prices for Windows 8 licenses.
Tags: Microsoft, software, Windows 8, licensing, Office 2013
Salesforce.com Q4 Earnings Beat Expectations
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 01, 2013
Quarterly revenue climbed 32 percent.
Tags: software, SaaS, earnings, Salesforce, marketing, revenue, quarterly financials
Microsoft Updates Office 365
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 27, 2013
The software giant is rolling out a host of new options for its cloud-based office productivity suite.
Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, software, SMB, SaaS, Enterprise, Office 365, Office productivity
Intel Launches Its Own Hadoop Distribution
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 26, 2013
The chip maker wants to get into the big data game.
Tags: Hadoop, open source, software, Intel, analytics, big data
Survey: Majority of ERP Project Experience Budget Overruns and Schedule Delays
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 21, 2013
Those polled say ERP software deployments take too long, cost too much and don't deliver on their promises.
Tags: software, ERP, enterprise resource planning, survey, budget, schedule
Dell Profit Drops, But Beats Expectations
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 20, 2013
The big question is how the PC maker's latest financial report will affect the bid to take the company private.
Tags: services, software, earnings, Dell, PC sales, sales, quarterly financials
Defense Contractor Software Uses Social Media to Track People's Movements
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 11, 2013
A video from Raytheon shows how governments could use its "RIOT" software for intelligence gathering.
Tags: software, social media, analytics, government, defense
Ubuntu: What They're Doing Right and Wrong
By Matt Hartley | Article Published February 04, 2013
The Linux distribution does a great job with peripheral detection, community, easy backup, the Software Center and more.
Tags: open source, Linux, software, Ubuntu, malware, Wi-Fi, backup, USB, peripherals, community
Amazon Buys Text-to-Speech Software Vendor IVONA
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 24, 2013
Does the purchase signal an intention to challenge Apple's Siri?
Tags: Amazon, software, Kindle, voice, Siri, merger and acquistion activity
Head-to-Head Desktop Comparison: Ubuntu 12.10 vs. OS X Mountain Lion
By Matt Hartley | Article Published January 21, 2013
See how the two operating systems compare from a casual user's perspective with regards to installation, software and hardware.
Tags: open source, Linux, operating system, software, Ubuntu, hardware, desktop, OS X Mountain Lion
SAP Reports Strong Software Sales, But Profits Disappoint
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 15, 2013
The company's stock slid following the report.
Tags: Cloud, software, earnings, SAP, Enterprise, HANA, profits, quarterly financials
How to Overcome Common Ubuntu Hassles
By Matt Hartley | Article Published January 14, 2013
These suggestions can make it easier to choose your hardware, find the software you need, extend the battery life for your laptop, and more.
Tags: open source, Linux, software, Ubuntu, hardware, battery
Top Trends at CES 2013
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 10, 2013
In addition to the new gadgets on display, this year's show demonstrated the growing importance of apps, crowdfunding and the consumerization of IT.
Tags: software, apps, CES, tablets, consumerization of IT, CrowdFunding, Consumer Electronics Show
Justice Department Investigating Alleged Fraud at Autonomy
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 28, 2012
HP says it discovered accounting improprieties at the software company it purchased last year.
Tags: software, HP, Autonomy, fraud, Justice Department, merger and acquistion activity
Google Apps Challenges Microsoft Office
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 26, 2012
Google's goal is to capture 90 percent of Microsoft's Office business.
Tags: Cloud, software, Google Apps, Microsoft Office, Enterprise, Office productivity
Red Hat Beats Revenue Estimates, Acquires ManageIQ
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 21, 2012
Revenue rose 18 percent, but profits fell 9 percent.
Tags: open source, Cloud, software, Red Hat, Virtualization Management, quarterly financials, merger and acquistion activity
Oracle Financials Beat Analyst Predictions
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 19, 2012
CEO Larry Ellison said Sun is now profitable.
Tags: Oracle, cloud computing, software, earnings, Sun Microsystems, hardware, Larry Ellison, quarterly financials
Oracle Unveils Big Data Appliance
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 18, 2012
The X3-2 includes Hadoop and Cloudera Manager software.
Tags: Hadoop, Oracle, software, hardware, appliance, Cloudera, big data
Adobe Earnings Beat Expectations
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 14, 2012
The transition to the subscription-based Creative Cloud has been good for the software company.
Tags: Cloud, software, earnings, Adobe, licensing, subscription, quarterly financials
Cisco to Buy Cariden Technologies for $141 Million
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 29, 2012
Cariden makes software for telecommunications planning, design and traffic management.
Tags: software, networks, Cisco, telecommunications, merger and acquistion activity
Proprietary Software for Ubuntu--What Will It Mean?
By Matt Hartley | Article Published November 21, 2012
Ubuntu-only versions of proprietary software could lead to a divide within the Linux community.
Tags: open source, Linux, software, Ubuntu, Skype, Canonical, Proprietary, Steam, Valve Software
HP Takes $8.8 Billion Charge Related to Alleged Fraud at Autonomy
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 20, 2012
HP says it discovered accounting irregularities at the software firm it acquired in 2011.
Tags: software, HP, Autonomy, fraud, quarterly financials
Cisco to Buy Cloupia for $125 Million
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 15, 2012
The startup sells automation tools for data center and cloud infrastructure management.
Tags: automation, cloud computing, software, data center management, Cisco, merger and acquistion activity, infrastructure management
Manufacturer Sues IBM over ERP Software
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 12, 2012
Avantor Performance Materials says its experience with IBM was a 'disaster.'
Tags: software, IBM, SAP, ERP, lawsuit
Why Apple Products Will Now Stop Failing
By Mike Elgan | Article Published October 31, 2012
Apple CEO Tim Cook cleaned house this week, and transformed the company in the process.
Tags: software, iPhone, iPad, Apple
3,000 HP IT Staffers Will Go to Work for GM
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 19, 2012
The automaker will hire the IT workers as part of a massive "in-sourcing" plan.
Tags: software, HP, IT staffer
Microsoft's Quarterly Earnings Decline Ahead of Windows 8 Launch
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 19, 2012
The software maker's financial report offers a mix of good news and bad.
Tags: Microsoft, software, earnings, Windows 8, report, quarterly financials
Gartner: Big Data Spending to Reach $28 Billion This Year
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 18, 2012
In 2013, Big Data could be a $34 billion industry.
Tags: software, Enterprise, Gartner, spending, big data
Red Hat Revenue Increases 14.7%; Profit Decreases 12.4%
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published September 25, 2012
Higher operating costs and currency pressure affected the open source software firm.
Tags: open source, software, Red Hat, revenue, report
IBM to Buy Social-Business Company Kenexa for $1.3 Billion
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 27, 2012
Kenexa makes enterprise HR software.
Tags: software, IBM, social networking, analytics, HR, merger and acquistion activity, recruiting
SAP Agrees to Pay Oracle $306 Million in TomorrowNow Case
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 03, 2012
One of the tech industry's longest-running lawsuits is finally coming to a close.
Tags: Oracle, software, SAP, lawsuit, TomorrowNow, settlement
Survey: Outside the Office, Workers Turn to the Tablet Over the PC
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 31, 2012
Smartphones are the device of choice at business meetings and coffee shops.
Tags: software, smartphone, survey, Enterprise, tablets
Apple to Buy Fingerprint Sensor Maker AuthenTec for $356 Million
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 27, 2012
AuthenTec currently licenses its technology to Samsung, one of Apple's chief competitors.
Tags: security, software, Apple, Samsung, near-field communication, merger and acquistion activity
VMware to Buy Nicira Network Software for $1.26 Billion
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 24, 2012
Nicira makes networking monitoring and management software.
Tags: server, software, networking, virtualization, VMware, merger and acquistion activity
IBM Q2 2012 Profit Up 6% Despite Revenue Decline
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 19, 2012
Revenue for most of the company's software and service offerings was flat or down.
Tags: services, software, IBM, earnings, hardware, revenue
Novell Antitrust Suit Against Microsoft Sputters to a Close
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 17, 2012
The judge has dismissed the case, but Novell vows to appeal.
Tags: Microsoft, software, lawsuit, Novell, antitrust
Microsoft Shifts Main Office Product to the Cloud
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 17, 2012
From now on, Microsoft plans to focus its development efforts on Office 365.
Tags: Cloud, Microsoft, software, Office, Office 365
Dell Acquires Quest Software for $2.4 Billion
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published July 02, 2012
Dell adds Quest's security, management and data backup solutions to its growing portfolio of software assets.
Tags: software, SaaS, Dell, Quest Software
Microsoft Confirms $1.2 Billion Yammer Buy
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 26, 2012
The social software will become part of the Microsoft Office division.
Tags: Microsoft, software, Yammer, merger and acquistion activity, enterprise social media
Enterprise Apps Worth $120 Billion This Year, Says Gartner
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 21, 2012
ERP, office productivity, business intelligence and CRM apps will lead the way.
Tags: software, applications, spending, enteprise
Samsung CEO Calls for Software Improvements
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 18, 2012
Will the Korean smartphone maker abandon Android?
Tags: Android, software, smartphone, Samsung, bada
Dell Made Rival $2.15 Billion Bid for Quest: Sources
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 15, 2012
Sources say the PC maker is trying to outbid Insight Venture Partners for Quest Software.
Tags: software, Dell, networks, Quest, merger and acquistion activity
Cisco Ends Investment in Cius Tablet in Face of BYOD, Cloud
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 25, 2012
The networking vendor is cancelling future development of its two-year-old tablet.
Tags: collaboration, software, Cisco, tablet, Cius
Microsoft's Upgrade Avalanche a Challenge for IT Pros
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 25, 2012
The software maker is in the middle of upgrading many of its most popular applications for enterprise users.
Tags: Microsoft, software, IT, enterprise applications, upgrade
Hadoop Software Market to Hit $812.8 Million in 2016, Says IDC
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 07, 2012
Software related to Hadoop and MapReduce topped $77 million in revenue last year.
Tags: Hadoop, open source, software, analytics, big data, mapreduce
IBM Launches New Mobile Foundation Portfolio
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 01, 2012
The new mobile platform includes application development, integration, security and management software.
Tags: cloud computing, services, software, IBM, mobile, Enterprise
Oracle to Issue 88 Security Patches on Tuesday
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 13, 2012
The huge release addresses vulnerabilities in many of the company's enterprise software products.
Tags: Oracle, security, software, Enterprise, vulnerability
Proprietary Software for Linux: A Good Idea?
By Matt Hartley | Article Published April 12, 2012
Many Linux users shun proprietary software written for Linux. Yet some of these apps are hard to replace.
Tags: open source, Linux, software