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TechSpeak for Entrepreneurs

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I met Nelly Yusupova as we were recruiting software engineers to teach computer science in the NYC schools. She's a software engineer and entrepreneur with a passion for sharing what she knows with others. A few weeks after we met Nelly came to see me to tell me about a...
TechSpeak for Entrepreneurs

Is App-Era Pricing Making Software Better, or Worse?

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Last week I mentioned Mark Bernstein's essay on the surprisingly complex sequence of decisions, trade-offs, and design choices that went into creating even the most routine-seeming aspects of the electronic environment that surrounds us.Now reader David Glende, a software veteran in California, describes the way that Internet-era everything-is-a-commodity pricing pressures...
Is App-Era Pricing Making Software Better, or Worse?

Microsoft may be stepping up the delivery pace

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With a number of its flagship software products, Microsoft could be making good on promises to roll out new major releases more rapidly. [Read more]...
Microsoft may be stepping up the delivery pace

Microsoft security patches include fixes for Word, Office, Windows

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Microsoft has fixed 23 vulnerabilities in its software products, including several considered critical, the company said on Tuesday in its monthly security patch report....
Microsoft security patches include fixes for Word, Office, Windows

Security Experts Debate If Markets or Legal Liability Will Ensure Secure Software

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Consumer desire for unnecessary features has encouraged the development of insecure and unreliable software products, said Tenable Network Security CSO Marcus......
Security Experts Debate If Markets or Legal Liability Will Ensure Secure Software

FAQ: Inside Microsoft's cloud ERP strategy

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Microsoft has announced some key details of how it will introduce Dynamics ERP (enterprise resource planning) software products to the cloud computing model, from initial release dates to the precise role of partners....
FAQ: Inside Microsoft's cloud ERP strategy

Infor Releases First in String of Tie-in Applications for Salesforce.com

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Infor on Monday launched Inforce Everywhere, the first in a series of planned software products that will tie its ERP (enterprise resource planning) applications......
Infor Releases First in String of Tie-in Applications for Salesforce.com

Microsoft partners with Samsung, HP to help stop Windows piracy

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Hewlett-Packard and Samsung Electronics will now ensure that their PCs in China are installed with licensed Windows and Office software as part of new agreements signed with Microsoft meant to fight piracy.Microsoft announced the agreements Wednesday as the company brought its latest anti-piracy campaign to the Chinese city of...
Microsoft partners with Samsung, HP to help stop Windows piracy

Microsoft Outlook: how Hotmail lost its cool

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Hotmail still busiest webmail site in terms of internet traffic but recent stagnation prompted decision to relaunch as OutlookIt is difficult to say exactly when Hotmail lost its cool factor, but a series of missteps have turned Microsoft's email service into a languishing relic of the early internet.Microsoft has announced...
Microsoft Outlook: how Hotmail lost its cool

HP wins judgement in Itanium suit against Oracle

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Hewlett-Packard has scored a victory in court that could give its Itanium-based servers an extended lease on life. A California judge has ruled that Oracle's decision to drop support for the Itanium processor in future versions of its database products was a breach of contract, and that Oracle is required to...
HP wins judgement in Itanium suit against Oracle

The Renaissance of Enterprise Computing

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“Everything that can be invented has been invented.” —Charles H. Duell, Commissioner, U.S. patent office, 1899 Last month, we gathered 75 of the top CIOs from around the country to discuss the new generation of enterprise software and the redefined role of the CIO. These CIOs are dealing with...
The Renaissance of Enterprise Computing

Windows XP and Firefox take 25-year lead in security flaws

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In a look at the number of vulnerabilities recorded over 25 years in software products and open source, a researcher at Sourcefire has determined that Microsoft Windows XP and the Mozilla Firefox browser stand out as the two with the largest number of high-severity vulnerabilities. Windows XP has had...
Windows XP and Firefox take 25-year lead in security flaws

Morgan Stanley Analyst Defends SAP Over 'Inflated' Growth Claims (SAP)

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Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Wood has come to SAP's defense over a flap started yesterday by another Wall Street analyst who criticized the company. Wood called the competitor's research note a "Poor piece of analysis where the only outcome could be that SAP decides to stop disclosing as much in...
Morgan Stanley Analyst Defends SAP Over 'Inflated' Growth Claims (SAP)

Michael Dell Talks Up Software Moves

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The chief executive and founder of computer company Dell said he plans to expand his company's portfolio of software products, but that won't likely happen through a single big acquisition....
Michael Dell Talks Up Software Moves

Red Hat beats Q4 EPS expectations, but dives after-hours on weak revenue of $348 million

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Today Red Hat, a popular provider of open source software and related services, reported fourth quarter revenue of $348 million, and non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.36. The company had net income of $43 million using normal accounting rules. Analysts had expected revenue of $349 million, and non-GAAP earnings per share...
Red Hat beats Q4 EPS expectations, but dives after-hours on weak revenue of $348 million

Security Manager's Journal: R&D's new security lab is a promising step

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For once, security isn't an afterthought, as the R&D department plans its own sandbox for testing the company's software products....
Security Manager's Journal: R&D's new security lab is a promising step

When it Comes to Web Scale Go Cheap, Go Custom or Go Home

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Facebook's future home for big data Dealing with the terabytes of data generated by users online and serving up relationships tied to that data quickly are forcing web-scale sites like Twitter, Reddit and Facebook to investigate a variety of home-built, open sourced and hardware solutions, and reject as many closed-source...
When it Comes to Web Scale Go Cheap, Go Custom or Go Home

HP Wins Key Ruling In Itanium Lawsuit With Oracle

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The judge hearing the lawsuit between Hewlett-Packard and Oracle has ruled that the software giant is bound by its commitment to continue making software that is compatible with Intel’s Itanium server chip. The ruling in a Santa Clara County Superior Court found that Oracle breached a contract it agreed to...
HP Wins Key Ruling In Itanium Lawsuit With Oracle
SoundCloud partners with Ableton to offer free Pro subscriptions and direct uploading

CanvasDropr rebrands and folds its online collaboration tools under 'Assemblage' brand; inks Tibco deal

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CanvasDropr, a Danish collaboration software company that we profiled a year ago almost to the day, has a few things to announce today. First of all, the company has decided to rename its visual collaboration tool, which was named CanvasDropr like the company but will henceforth be known as Kollaborate.io....
CanvasDropr rebrands and folds its online collaboration tools under 'Assemblage' brand; inks Tibco deal

Is there a need for data-informed pricing? Price Intelligently founders think so

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Pricing a product correctly can seem like a mixture of witchcraft and pure guesswork. Price Intelligently aims to take out that guesswork, offering a service that uses data to better inform pricing decisions. Last Friday the company released its new Value Management system, a software product that encompasses much...
Is there a need for data-informed pricing? Price Intelligently founders think so

Seven Questions for the Man Shaking Up HP's Operations, John Hinshaw

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After the toughest year in its history, it may be a while before many HP employees have anything resembling like a spring in their step, but the fact is that that there are early, encouraging signs that the turnaround CEO Meg Whitman is trying to engineer isn’t going to be...
Seven Questions for the Man Shaking Up HP's Operations, John Hinshaw

A $17 Million Round We All Missed

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Most start-up founders would bend over backwards for coverage.  So I was a bit surprised when a former NCAA championship gymnast raised $17 million in funding late last year, not only didn’t do cartwheels, he kept it a secret–until now. “It didn’t make sense for us to be distracted with...
A $17 Million Round We All Missed
ZTE faces Department of Commerce investigation over alleged sales to Iran

Microsoft Office for the iPad is all about the Enterprise

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It appears that Microsoft may finally unveil an iPad version of its bread and butter Office productivity suite.  More interestingly, the launch seems to timed with a possible on stage presentation at the iPad 3 event in a few weeks. Remember when Roz Ho, former head of the MS Mac...
Microsoft Office for the iPad is all about the Enterprise
Apple Rumor Patrol: 2013 iPhone Edition
ZTE follows Huawei's lead, promises to curb Iran business after surveillance system sale
Analyst Questions Sales Numbers For SAP's 'Fastest-Growing' Product (SAP)

Bell Labs shifts focus to cloud and networking products

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Facing a rapidly evolving technology market, Bell Labs is paying more attention to projects that can bring it short-term gains, in areas such as software. "The biggest challenge we face is speed," said Bell Labs' president Gee Rittenhouse in an interview last week. "The challenge for Bell Laboratories is...
Bell Labs shifts focus to cloud and networking products

Flash Player updates now linked to Microsoft's Patch Tuesday schedule

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Certainly, Flash remains a difficult controversial tool, but what no one can dispute is that Safe Flash is far and away better than Unsafe Flash. To that end, users of the Internet can rest a bit easier, provided they are typing on a Windows-based machine: Adobe is linking its security...
Flash Player updates now linked to Microsoft's Patch Tuesday schedule
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