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Oracle highlights its industry-focused strategy, launches financial services cloud and says that the engagement model will become much easier with fewer consultants and simplified pricing.
Citrix updates XenMobile as it aims to pull away from the enterprise mobility management pack.
A fresh funding round for MongoDB is designed to enable the open-source document database company to speed up its expansion worldwide.
Hitachi Data Systems' Andrew McGee may only be halfway through his first year as chief technology officer, but he has brought a wealth of experience with him to the role.
The acquisitions of Concur and Fieldglass give SAP's cloud revenue a boost in the fourth quarter.
Oracle has a cloud arsenal, solid growth and momentum. Here's a look at what Oracle customers and IT buyers need to know.
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Can software code, and application programming interfaces in particular, be copyrighted? That is the question.
The challenge that developers face when developing programmatic access to services and applications is that creating and documenting rational APIs is difficult. Apigee has packaged up all the needed skills into a product called Apigee Edge.
The idea of using Apache Solr as a standalone primary data store may not be new but it is building momentum, according to Lucidworks' Will Hayes, CEO of the open-source search engine's commercial sponsor.
Behind the steady growth across all categories of global IT spending lie some turbulent underlying trends, according to new figures from Gartner.
The rise of public cloud adoption and digital channels is pushing enterprise architecture far beyond the bounds of the enterprise. Is it time for a "two-speed" mode?
Infosys' third quarter held up well as new CEO Vishal Sikka moves to retain top performers, initiate design thinking and invest in emerging technology.
Alibaba Group will strengthen its anti-counterfeit measures to protect the intellectual property rights of Microsoft as part of a new memorandum of understanding.
Microsoft is taking its Advance Notification Service private, claiming the change is due to changes in the way users want their advance security notifications.
Microsoft's conference and event calendar for 2015 is taking shape. Here's what's on the list so far.
A multi-million dollar investment is the cue for a company name change as well as expansion plans for GraphLab and its predictive app development platform.
A compendium of photos from Oracle OpenWorld 2012. Unseasonably warm weather, meetings with Oracle executives and customers, and a variety of activities made this year's OpenWorld fun and interesting. Although there was some controversy among analysts and bloggers, the photos show a rich and diverse event.
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As Apple apparently prepares to go small with the iPad Mini, every other tablet maker is going large, bringing out tablets that dwarf the 9.7-inch iPad. Here are 17 interesting, oversized tablets available today or coming soon.
ZDNet Asia brings you eight apps developed in the region to help turn your iOS device into a work-friendly machine.
Adobe's latest Acrobat upgrade makes it easier to edit PDFs, integrates better with Microsoft Office and cloud storage, and streamlines form creation and electronic signature management, among other workflow improvements.
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The iPad and iPod Touch have been huge hits with children and schools. But there's a new wave of Android devices and tablets created by vendors taking advantage of Android's open-ness to create devices tailored specially for kids and teachers. Updated Sept. 27, 2012.
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IDC has been surveying mobile developers for the past two years. In mid-May, it polled more than 3,500 developers in a survey sponsored by platform vendor and SAP partner, Appcelerator, to gauge their feelings about Apple versus Google in the enterprise, their interest in Windows 8/Microsoft Surface, what their pain points are, and more. Here is what they said, with my commentary.
Microsoft has officially unveiled the consumer preview of Office 2013. The new edition has a dramatically different look and feel, as well as tight connections to cloud-based services. Here's what you'll find inside.
The "Osborne Effect" refers to the unintended consequences of announcing a future product ahead of its availability -- and its impact upon the sales of the current product. Here are the eight worst Osbornes we've ever seen.
Google made its BigQuery service publicly available last month. So I decided to put it through its paces, and compare it to Microsoft’s Excel and PowerPivot.
Companies are using server racks that submerge your database servers in cooling, soothing liquid - saving money and the environment.
Fitness tracking devices are quite popular today and the latest device comes from Nike as the Fuelband. It is impossible to find this in any stores and occasional online sales sell out in minutes. I was able to score a large one for myself and just started using it today.
This new collection of Android apps features everything from a friendly keyboard to a convenient payment processor to a versatile music player.
Censorship acts like SOPA have rocked the foundations of the Internet community, and now thanks to Wednesday's blackout collaboration more people are aware of the dangers of this legislation. However, people also like to make light of a bad situation, and this selection of memes is the proof.
ZDNet Asia picks out top apps across four mobile platforms--iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone--to help today's workers be more efficient at work.
The iPhone 4S just hit the market with rave reviews and surging sales, but nothing's perfect.
ZDNet Senior Editor Sam Diaz shares his views on the release of Apple's new iPhone 3G S. Diaz says there is a dark shadow being cast over the new device because of its exclusive relationship with carrier AT&T, while users complain about two-year contracts and lack of support for MMS messaging.
Senior Editor Sam Diaz shares his thoughts on Oracle's recent $7.4 billion purchase of Sun Microsystems. He says Oracle is positioning itself to come in as a one-stop player, complete with business hardware and business software. The deal could also help spur other tech mergers to keep pace with the likes of Oracle.
Drew Martin, CIO of Sony Electronics, speaks to ZDNet Editor in Chief, Larry Dignan about how IT is facilitating product development at the consumer electronics giant. Martin also shares his views on what the company is doing to get an edge on the likes of Nintendo and Apple in the competitive electronics space.
At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Adobe Chief Technology Officer Kevin Lynch demos a beta version of Flash Catalyst, a Web development program that allows developers to import pictures and make each shape into a Web element. Flash Catalyst also creates Flex code of these elements, letting developers add to and manipulate the code directly, and giving them the ability to connect to Facebook's API.
At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Palm Senior Vice President of Applications and Services Michael Abbott announced an early access program of the company's new developing platform, WebOS. The new platform will run apps natively on the device and enables greater integration with cloud applications like Google and Facebook. Abbott stressed that the company is looking for developer feedback and that the platform is evolving.
At the Green:Net conference in San Francisco, John Clark of GridPoint and Richard Lowenthal of Coulomb Technologies discuss how the largest obstacle for next-generation electric cars is standards. The executives believe that standards in IT infrastructure and the power grid are necessary for any successful large implementation.
Gerri Martin-Flickinger, CIO of Adobe, thinks that in the future Rich Internet Applications are going to have many uses, separate from the browser. For example, users will be able to customize their application interface, and the RIAs will provide visibility into back office applications.
Gerri Martin-Flickinger, CIO of Adobe, explains what it means to "eat your own dog food." At Adobe, it doesn't just mean using their own products within the company, but also finding ways to leverage them across the enterprise in unique and interesting ways.
Gerri Martin-Flickinger, CIO of Adobe, believes that collaboration tools are more useful when they center around an activity or event. For example, each employee at her company gets a virtual room that they can hold meetings and share applications.
Gerri Martin-Flickinger, CIO of Adobe, speaks to ZDNet Editor in Chief, Larry Dignan about her top priorities at the graphics software maker. Martin-Flickinger shares her views on new ways the company is collaborating internally and the future of Rich Internet Applications for businesses.
At the TechCrunch Cloud Computing Roundtable in Mountain View, Calif., Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.com, explains why he thinks Microsoft's entry into the business will bring validation to the cloud. Many CTOs, he says, still need to be convinced that using software as a service will save them money and move their companies toward the future. Moderator: Steve Gillmor, editor of TechCrunchIT.
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