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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, applications, open source apps, software
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, revenue, quarterly financials, Outlook, earnings, IBM
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: software, cloud computing, tech spending, big data, Forrester, tablets, mobile apps
VMware Sells Zimbra to Telligent
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 15, 2013
Zimbra sells enterprise communication and collaboration software.
Tags: VMware, social enterprise, collaboration software, Zimbra, merger and acquistion activity, software
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: MSDN, Microsoft, subscription, TechNet, software, IT professional
Oracle Announces Partnership with NetSuite
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 27, 2013
Another day, another cloud computing partnership for Oracle.
Tags: mid-sized business, ERP, software, cloud computing, NetSuite, HR, partnership, Oracle
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: accounting, mobile application, smartphone, apps, Android, software
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 Apps, SMB, software, HP, Google, IT, 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: software, merger and acquistion activity, social marketing, online, Salesforce.com, Cloud, CRM
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: software, Windows, open source, Linux, 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: Twitter, software, Facebook, enterprise social networking, ibm connections, Salesforce Chatter, survey, microsoft sharepoint
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: Autonomy, SAP, HP, software
Yammer Revenue Climbs 259%
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 10, 2013
Microsoft is very pleased with its enterprise social networking acquisition.
Tags: revenue, Microsoft, Yammer, software, Office, 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: enterprise applications, SAP, software, cloud computing, HANA, In-memory database
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 management, cloud computing, Dell, merger and acquistion activity, software, Enterprise
Ubuntu Software
By Matt Hartley | Article Published May 06, 2013
These are some of the most useful applications available for Ubuntu Linux.
Tags: software, open source, Linux, applications, Ubuntu
Microsoft Profits Climb 19% on Strong Software Sales
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 19, 2013
Revenue fell short of expectations.
Tags: earnings, revenue, Windows, Microsoft, quarterly financials, software
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: Mashery, API, Intel, software, merger and acquistion activity
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, Canonical, Ubuntu, applications, software
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, Office 365, Microsoft Office, software
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: mobile network, merger and acquistion activity, software, Oracle
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: hardware, cloud comouting, software, revenue, quarterly financials, earnings, Oracle
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: Adobe, software, CTO, Apple, Flash
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: SEC, software, U.S., China, Microsoft, Justice Department
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: cloud computing, merger and acquisition, OpenStack, Oracle, software, Amazon Web Services
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: CRM, cloud computing, Gartner, software, SaaS, applications
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: licensing, Microsoft, Windows 8, Office 2013, software
Salesforce.com Q4 Earnings Beat Expectations
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 01, 2013
Quarterly revenue climbed 32 percent.
Tags: SaaS, software, earnings, quarterly financials, revenue, marketing, Salesforce
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: SMB, software, Microsoft, cloud computing, Office 365, SaaS, Office productivity, Enterprise
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: Intel, open source, software, big data, Hadoop, analytics
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: schedule, ERP, budget, survey, enterprise resource planning, software
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, PC sales, quarterly financials, sales, Dell, earnings, software
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, defense, government
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: Wi-Fi, backup, USB, peripherals, software, Ubuntu, malware, open source, Linux, 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: Siri, software, voice, Kindle, Amazon, 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: Ubuntu, operating system, Linux, open source, hardware, software, OS X Mountain Lion, desktop
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: SAP, software, Cloud, HANA, earnings, profits, quarterly financials, Enterprise
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: battery, Ubuntu, software, Linux, open source, hardware
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: apps, software, CrowdFunding, Consumer Electronics Show, consumerization of IT, tablets, CES
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, fraud, Autonomy, merger and acquistion activity, Justice Department
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: Enterprise, Cloud, Office productivity, Microsoft Office, Google Apps, software
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: software, Cloud, open source, Red Hat, Virtualization Management, merger and acquistion activity, quarterly financials
Oracle Financials Beat Analyst Predictions
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 19, 2012
CEO Larry Ellison said Sun is now profitable.
Tags: Sun Microsystems, Oracle, quarterly financials, earnings, cloud computing, hardware, Larry Ellison, software
Oracle Unveils Big Data Appliance
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 18, 2012
The X3-2 includes Hadoop and Cloudera Manager software.
Tags: Cloudera, hardware, big data, Oracle, Hadoop, appliance, software
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: quarterly financials, Adobe, licensing, software, earnings, Cloud, subscription
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: merger and acquistion activity, telecommunications, software, Cisco, networks
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: Canonical, open source, Linux, Ubuntu, Proprietary, Steam, Valve Software, software, Skype
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: Autonomy, HP, fraud, software, 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: merger and acquistion activity, infrastructure management, data center management, software, automation, cloud computing, Cisco
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: IBM, SAP, software, lawsuit, ERP
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: Apple, software, iPad, iPhone
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: HP, software, 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: quarterly financials, Windows 8, Microsoft, software, report, earnings
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: Enterprise, Gartner, software, big data, spending
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: revenue, report, Red Hat, open source, software
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: HR, merger and acquistion activity, recruiting, software, social networking, analytics, IBM
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: TomorrowNow, settlement, software, SAP, lawsuit, Oracle
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: tablets, survey, Enterprise, smartphone, software
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: Apple, security, software, near-field communication, Samsung, 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: merger and acquistion activity, server, virtualization, networking, VMware, software
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, revenue, IBM, earnings, hardware
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: lawsuit, antitrust, Novell, software, Microsoft
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: software, Office, Office 365, Microsoft, Cloud
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: Quest Software, software, Dell, SaaS
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: software, Microsoft, enterprise social media, merger and acquistion activity, Yammer
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: spending, enteprise, applications, software
Samsung CEO Calls for Software Improvements
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 18, 2012
Will the Korean smartphone maker abandon Android?
Tags: bada, software, Android, Samsung, smartphone
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: merger and acquistion activity, Quest, networks, Dell, software
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: Cisco, tablet, software, collaboration, 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: upgrade, software, enterprise applications, IT, Microsoft
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: big data, mapreduce, open source, analytics, Hadoop, software
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: IBM, cloud computing, mobile, software, services, 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: security, software, vulnerability, Enterprise, Oracle
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