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Oops! Oracle Accidentally Leaks A Confidential Sales Document (ORCL)

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Oracle's customers got a sweet surprise this week when the company accidentally released an internal document detailing its sales plans for Taleo, the human resources cloud company it recently bought for $1.9 billion. The document was intended to train Oracle partners to sell Taleo as well as its homegrown human...
Oops! Oracle Accidentally Leaks A Confidential Sales Document (ORCL)

Microsoft's Q2: Enterprise shines, Surface details scant

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Microsoft's Q2: Enterprise shines, Surface details scant: Larry Dignan for ZDNet: Microsoft's second quarter results were a mixed bag relative to estimates as its enterprise products fared well, but details about Surface units, hidden within the Windows division, were largely missing in action. The second quarter was all about Windows...
Microsoft's Q2: Enterprise shines, Surface details scant

Q&A: What BYOD means for IT

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ZDNet editor in chief Larry Dignan and TechRepublic editor in chief Jason Hiner answer user questions about the BYOD phenomenon in IT....
Q&A: What BYOD means for IT

Windows 8 Tablets for Cabin Attendants? Surely You Can't Be Serious.

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Looks like Apple’s iPad may not be the tablet of choice for all airlines. Emirates Airlines on Monday announced a tablet deployment of its own, but said it is opting to use one of Hewlett-Packard’s new Windows 8 tablets instead of the iPad. As part of the pilot program, Emirates...
Windows 8 Tablets for Cabin Attendants? Surely You Can't Be Serious.

The "Social Phone"

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See Larry Dignan about Microsoft's new "Social Phone".  ...
The "Social Phone"

A Disappointing Set Back: Feds Close The Once Heralded Apps.gov Cloud Storefront

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The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has closed Apps.gov, the once heralded cloud storefront established in the first months of the Obama Administration by former Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra. According to Fierce Government,  the GSA said in a statement that they have phased out the storefront set up...
A Disappointing Set Back: Feds Close The Once Heralded Apps.gov Cloud Storefront

Integrating Facebook And Apple Products Shuts Out Entrepreneurs

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The speed at which technologies — and technology companies — have grown from seedlings into fully-developed platforms and enterprises never ceases to amaze me. The latest striking example of the speed of maturation is the integration of Facebook into the latest Apple operating system, a new collaboration announced last week by...
Integrating Facebook And Apple Products Shuts Out Entrepreneurs

Here's Why The Founders Of Fusion.io Left Last Week (FIO)

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Fusion.io's new CEO, Shane Robison, wined and dined Wall Street analysts last night. He was there to explain why the company's two cofounders David Flynn (CEO) and Rick White (CMO) suddenly left the company last week. Robison was previously Hewlett-Packard's chief strategy officer. HP CEO Meg Whitman publicly blamed Robison for...
Here's Why The Founders Of Fusion.io Left Last Week (FIO)

Google Buys Real-Time Video Communications Company

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Google announced early this morning that it would acquire Global IP Solutions Holding. The company provides the VOIP engine behind Yahoo, AOL, WebEx and Lotus conferencing and had said last month that it would be the first to bring video chat to Android phones. Google has offered $68.2 million for...
Google Buys Real-Time Video Communications Company

Windows prelaunch paranoia: 17 years of gloom and doom

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Everything is on the line with Windows 8 and Microsoft. It's do or die, according to pundits. So goes the headline hyperbole. But here's the zinger: Dire make-or-break predictions for the launch of the latest Windows, tying it to the failure of Microsoft itself, have also greeted the releases...
Windows prelaunch paranoia: 17 years of gloom and doom

Apple "beat Samsung to the punch" on AuthenTec purchase

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Earlier today news broke that Apple is buying mobile security company AuthenTec for $365 million, which makes the majority of its money from fingerprint sensors and various security tools. Just last week AuthenTec made a deal with Samsung to implement its VPN technology in some of its Android devices. Many have...
Apple "beat Samsung to the punch" on AuthenTec purchase

Will Facebook Take Advantage of Apple to Push Privacy Limits?

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Apple announced Monday that it would offer far deeper integration of Facebook in iOS6. The partnership is bound to benefit both companies, as well as app developers. But the new arrangement may require greater vigilence on the part of Apple customers and Facebook users. Among the key points in Apple’s...
Will Facebook Take Advantage of Apple to Push Privacy Limits?
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