When asked why it takes two CEOs to replace Larry Ellison, Hurd laughed, "I think you answered your own question."
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Adobe's Creative Cloud will also be integrated with Google Drive to avoid the hassle of downloading and uploading files.
Already being rolled out for internal product management teams, LinkedIn is also planning to eventually open source Pinot to the public.
According to a Forrester survey, more than two-thirds of information workers have heard of Google Glass. But only 4 percent of those workers have seen Google Glass in person. That data may be enough to conduct a few corporate experiments.
CIOs from Walgreens and Procter & Gamble discuss some of the current challenges and opportunities available in enterprise IT today.
Kevin Systrom will serve as a member of Walmart's technology and e-commerce committee.
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HP aggressively went after IBM's x86 customers ahead of the Lenovo acquisition and had some success. Lenovo execs say it's now time to fight back and become the No. 1 server vendor. On Oct. 1, Lenovo will be No. 3.
The Cisco Intercloud is the networking giant's effort to connect disparate cloud platforms with secure private access to essentially bridge the gap between cloud service providers.
Windows 9 will be the linchpin in Microsoft's future plans for cloud and mobile. Here's a look at the to-do list on the strategic front.