It's hump day; let us catch you up on the news from the night, which had a good dose of Apple.
Overnight, SAP. HANA, its in-memory computing platform, has been purchased by 500 customers and is live for 100 of them, according to the company. ZDNet's Dennis Howlett analysed the results for us .
Apple also, which missed expectations, possibly because of customers waiting for the iPhone 5. It seems that even Apple isn't immune to the whims of the market. The iPad sales, however, were up 84 per cent year on year.
News also surfaced that Apple's next operating system,, is almost upon us, due to be released tomorrow.
Microsoft has, a provider of services to telcos that run its business on Linux servers. The deal sees Amdocs pay Microsoft some money to license Microsoft patents.
Over the last week, questions have been raised as to. We still don't know the answer to that one, but it seems that it , so it probably could.
Linus Torvalds has, and thinks it's pretty alright.
A German court has sided with Apple, saying thatinfringes on iPad design patents. It's granted a preliminary EU wide injunction against the device.
Meanwhile, our sister site CNET is reporting that Apple wants US$2.5 billion in damages from Samsung for its alleged patent infringement.
, Polycom, Riverbed and Juniper all released results as well, with the latter two signing a deal that will see Juniper .