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Larry Barrett

Larry Barrett is a freelance journalist and blogger who has covered the information technology and business sectors for more than 15 years. Most recently, he served as the online news editor for 1105 Media's Office Technology Group and as the online managing editor for SourceMedia's Investment Advisory Group publications Financial Planning, On Wall Street, and Bank Investment Consultant. He was also a senior writer and editor at Ziff Davis Media's Baseline Magazine, winner of the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award, and ZDNet. In addition, he's served as a senior writer and editor at prominent technology and business websites including CNET, InternetNews.com, Multichannel News, and the San Jose Business Journal.

CA to Lop Off 1,000 Jobs

Software developer CA will eliminate 1,000 jobs, shutter some of its facilities and deliver full-year earnings at the bottom of its previous guidance, according to its latest...

IBM Extends Helping Hand to Software Startups

IBM is launching something it calls the IBM Global Entrepreneur initiative this week, a program that's essentially a quid pro quo arrangement by which software startups get...

SAP Debuts Cloud-Based Collaboration Apps

Desperate to demonstrate it can deliver a worthwhile cloud-based application platform to keep pace with Google, Oracle, Cisco and Microsoft, SAP is rolling out StreamWork, an on-demand...

Rimini Street Fires Back at Oracle

Rimini Street, a third-party software support provider, is countersuing Oracle and accusing the software giant of copyright misuse, defamation, disparagement, trade libel and unfair competition under the...

Oracle Delivers Strong 3Q Earnings, Sales (Update)

Oracle topped analysts' sales and earnings estimates again in its third fiscal quarter thanks to better than expected sales of software products and immediate contributions from Sun...

IBM Partners Warming to LotusLive in the Cloud

IBM said this week that just two months after rolling out its LotusLive partner program, it now has recruited more than 200 partners to sell its cloud-based...

IBM Takes Top Honors in Data Protection

When it comes to protecting personal information, IBM is the top dog among technology companies, according to the latest customer survey by security researcher Ponemon Institute. Among...

Scareware Most Costly Online Scam: McAfee

Security software vendor McAfee this week launched its new Consumer Threat Alert program, a blog and e-mail subscription service dedicated to keeping consumers up to date on...

SAP Shakes Up Board Following CEO’s Ouster

The reshuffling of SAP's management suite continued Thursday when the German software giant named Gerhard Oswald as its new chief operating officer, replacing Erwin Gunst who resigned...

IBM Launches Academic Cloud

IBM plans to make several parts of its extensive software portfolio available in a cloud-computing environment as part of an effort to help professors around the world...

Oracle Snaps Up SOA Specialist AmberPoint

Oracle on Monday added another key piece to its Fusion middleware suite, acquiring AmberPoint, a privately held maker of service-oriented architecture (SOA) management applications. Financial terms of the...

IBM Lands Air Force Cloud Computing Contract

IBM on Thursday said it has been awarded a contract to design a secure cloud-computing infrastructure for the U.S. Air Force. The 10-month project will challenge IBM (NYSE:...

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