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Kenexa Acquires E-Learning Solutions Company OutStart

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In an effort to expand its reach into the e-learning market, Kenexa, a provider of business solutions for HR, has agreed to acquire Boston-based OutStart. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. OutStart offers SaaS-based social and mobile learning solutions and will help Kenexa bolster its suite of talent management...
Kenexa Acquires E-Learning Solutions Company OutStart

Oracle Extends Cloud Reach

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Oracle agreed to acquire human resources software company Taleo for $1.9 billion, in a bid to extend its reach into cloud-based products....
Oracle Extends Cloud Reach

FreeAgent Acquires Financial Software Startup 60mo; Lands Investment From Lightbank

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UK-based cloud accounting software company FreeAgent has acquired finance-tracking startup 60mo. The U.S. startup’s team will be incorporated into FreeAgent’s new American division. FreeAgent has also received an additional, undisclosed investment from Lightbank, which also was an investor in 60mo. This is Lightbank’s first international investment, says the firm’s partner Paul...
FreeAgent Acquires Financial Software Startup 60mo; Lands Investment From Lightbank

CloudLock Raises $8.7M To Help Secure Enterprise Data In The Public Cloud

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CloudLock, the software company that aims to secure enterprise cloud data, has raised $8.7 million in a Series B funding from Ascent Venture Partners and Cedar Fund. This brings the startup’s total funding to $12 million. CloudLock says that many companies lose sight and control of exactly what data is...
CloudLock Raises $8.7M To Help Secure Enterprise Data In The Public Cloud

More Money For Big Data And The Cloud: OpenView Raises New $200M Fund

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There has been a bit of a landrush of late on enterprise companies focused on big data and how best to harness that in the cloud, and today sees the launch of a new fund that will fuel the growth of even more companies working in that space. OpenView Venture...
More Money For Big Data And The Cloud: OpenView Raises New $200M Fund
Infographics For Everyone: Visual.ly Launches First Automated Tool Out Of Beta

While major retailers shutter F-commerce stores, report shows 15% additional revenue for SMBs

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A report from Ecwid, an e-commerce software company, shows that F-commerce has resulted in an increase in revenue for small and medium sized business owners. Among Ecwid’s many features, the company is behind the second biggest store-building application available to Facebook users. Looking at the data of 140,000 storefronts using...
While major retailers shutter F-commerce stores, report shows 15% additional revenue for SMBs

12 ways to create a more connected office

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This post is brought to you by Comcast Business Class. _ In a flattened digital world, we build our teams from contributors scattered around the globe. Differences in time and location can hamper productivity, but there are digital tools that can make your remote team more connected. Use these...
12 ways to create a more connected office
Bill Gates to PC makers: Don’t be mad about Surface

Getting More People Aware Of The Problems Of Patents & Copyright: Reducing Social Distance

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Tim Lee has a great blog post over at Forbes in which he discusses the concept of "social distance" and how it relates to problems in patent and copyright law. The basic point: if you actually know people who are suffering from specific problems, you're much more willing to take...
Getting More People Aware Of The Problems Of Patents & Copyright: Reducing Social Distance

Microsoft tries to sex-up Azure by likening CSS to LSD, XML to ecstasy (video)

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It’s a hard life, being Microsoft. For more than 30 years, you produce the operating system that retains a virtual monopoly in the desktop space. You’re one of the most valuable companies in the world, and the largest and most profitable software company in the world. You’ve even broken the...
Microsoft tries to sex-up Azure by likening CSS to LSD, XML to ecstasy (video)

How Australian survey company Floq is taking the tech temperature down under

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Floq, the survey software company based in Perth, Australia wants to take on existing questionnaire giants and it hopes to do so by offering more in the way of customisation and simplicity. Getting customer feedback in ways that don’t put people off with long forms or a garish presentation is...
How Australian survey company Floq is taking the tech temperature down under

Opera debuts latest browser for Android, now boasts 160m monthly Opera Mini users

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Opera Software, the little Norwegian browser software company that could, this morning launched Opera Mini 7 for Android, which it previewed at the Mobile World Congress back in February. The release comes just a few weeks after we reported that Android’s ‘robot’ browser had overtaken Opera to take the top...
Opera debuts latest browser for Android, now boasts 160m monthly Opera Mini users
Teradata buys eCircle to get more of your marketing data

Ixia snaps up networking monitoring software firm Anue for $145m in cash

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Ixia, a NASDAQ-listed provider of converged IP and wireless network test solutions, this morning announced that it intends to acquire networking monitoring software company Anue Systems for $145 million in cash. Ixia, whose primary customers include network equipment manufacturers, service providers, large corporations and government agencies, says acquiring the Austin,...
Ixia snaps up networking monitoring software firm Anue for $145m in cash

Engadget Giveaway: win one of three Kindle Fires, courtesy of TurboTax!

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Ah, nothing takes away from the beauty of a new spring quite like the demands of Uncle Sam. TurboTax is hoping to relieve you of much of that stress, finally bringing its easy-use software in the form of an Android tablet app -- and even Kindle Fire users get...
Engadget Giveaway: win one of three Kindle Fires, courtesy of TurboTax!

Apple breaks record after record after record – share price hits $613.40

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If you are in the States, by this time in the you are probably still working on your coffee and newspaper. Apple, on the other hand, is up, about, and setting records. Apple this morning reached a new, all time stock price high of $613.40 per share. The company’s market...
Apple breaks record after record after record – share price hits $613.40

Infosys slides on growth outlook

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Shares of Infosys, India's second-largest software company, fall after it issues a weak outlook for the current financial year....
Infosys slides on growth outlook
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Software company hopes to speed up mobile connections

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Smith Micro Software rolls out a product to make it easier for iOS users to seamlessly connect to Wi-Fi and relieve congested 3G and 4G networks -- so you can Facetime without killing your data limit. [Read more]...
Software company hopes to speed up mobile connections

Microsoft And Nokia Really Screwed Up The Launch Of Their Super Important Phone (NOK, MSFT, T)

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Nokia decided to release its super-important Lumia 900 phone, which runs on Microsoft's mobile OS, on Easter Sunday, which made it nearly impossible to buy in New York City, and elsewhere, Brian Chen at The New York Times reports. Chen says that nearly all 39 AT&T stores near Times...
Microsoft And Nokia Really Screwed Up The Launch Of Their Super Important Phone (NOK, MSFT, T)

Hewlett-Packard set to axe up to 30,000 jobs

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Computer and software company expected to cut 8% of workforce as consumers ditch bulky PCs in favour of tabletsHewlett-Packard is planning to cut as many as 30,000 jobs, in one of the world's biggest redundancy programmes in recent years.The computer and software company, which employs 324,600 worldwide, is expected to...
Hewlett-Packard set to axe up to 30,000 jobs

Google+ gives you a few more reasons to Hangout, put mustaches on things

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So you've started a Hangout on Google+ with some pals. Now what? Are you just going to sit around and talk? Thanks to some new additions to the social network, you don't have to rely solely on your conversational skills anymore. The software company announced today the addition of...
Google+ gives you a few more reasons to Hangout, put mustaches on things

Facebook slapped with patent lawsuit by NASDAQ-listed software firm Mitel

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Facebook gets sued over patent infringement all the time, but very rarely by publicly-listed companies (*cough* Yahoo *cough*). Late last week, however, Canadian communication and collaboration software maker Mitel Networks (Mitel) filed suit against the social networking giant, alleging that Facebook has infringed on two of its patents. According to...
Facebook slapped with patent lawsuit by NASDAQ-listed software firm Mitel

Apple's Really Exciting Event Isn't Until September (AAPL)

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Apple has a huge event going on today. WWDC is the conference where it reveals new software features and teaches developers how to use them. At its core, Apple is a software company. The software that powers Macs, iPhones, and iPads is what makes Apple better than Microsoft or Google....
Apple's Really Exciting Event Isn't Until September (AAPL)

iPad + Office + Apple + Microsoft: Why It All Makes Sense

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In case you missed the craziness this week, Microsoft appears to be making some Office apps for the iPad. Or maybe it’s not. Or whatever. MG Siegler has a good wrapup of the nonsense here.Office for the iPad makes total sense, though. And I wouldn’t be surprised if Apple did...
iPad + Office + Apple + Microsoft: Why It All Makes Sense

Microsoft Is In Trouble If It Doesn't Release Windows 8 By October (MSFT)

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Microsoft will finish work on its newest operating system in the summer, setting itself up for an October release, reports Bloomberg. The OS will land on PCs and tablets alike that make use of Intel or ARM chips, fulfilling the software company's promise to support both standards. Why the...
Microsoft Is In Trouble If It Doesn't Release Windows 8 By October (MSFT)

Lightbank makes first non-US deal by backing FreeAgent

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Here’s a piece of news that comes with more than a dash of irony. While Groupon endures financial turmoil after admitting “weakness” in its accounting procedures, Lightbank — the fund launched by the daily deal site’s co-founders Eric Lefkofsky and Brad Keywell — is making its first international investment… in...
Lightbank makes first non-US deal by backing FreeAgent

A Dozen Questions for Oracle President Mark Hurd

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Not everyone fully understands what the software giant Oracle does, but there’s no mistaking the fact that it’s doing it pretty well. Earlier this month, the company surprised analysts by reporting quarterly results that were better than anyone expected, and with the revelation that Oracle is now the second-largest provider...
A Dozen Questions for Oracle President Mark Hurd
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