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Autonomy founder declares innocence in open letter to HP board

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The feud between Autonomy founder Mike Lynch and Hewlett-Packard's leadership over alleged accounting fraud at the software vendor has intensified, with Lynch declaring his innocence in an open letter to the company's board and HP quickly returning fire....
Autonomy founder declares innocence in open letter to HP board

RedPrairie agrees to buy JDA Software for $1.9B

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RedPrairie is merging with fellow supply-chain software vendor JDA in a deal worth roughly $1.9 billion, the companies announced Thursday....
RedPrairie agrees to buy JDA Software for $1.9B

Cisco to buy SON software vendor Intucell for $475M

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Cisco Systems is planning to acquire Intucell in a bid to make its products more attractive to mobile operators as traffic volume on networks continues to grow....
Cisco to buy SON software vendor Intucell for $475M

Salesforce.com aims its customer service, social monitoring apps at governments

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Salesforce.com is hoping to set the standard for how government bodies deliver online services to citizens using mobile devices.The cloud-based software vendor on Wednesday announced Rapid Response 311, a mobile application that citizens can use to log and track requests for service; Mobile Communities for Government; Government Social Command...
Salesforce.com aims its customer service, social monitoring apps at governments

Lynch declares innocence in open letter to HP board, HP fires back

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The feud between Autonomy founder Mike Lynch and Hewlett-Packard's leadership over alleged accounting fraud at the software vendor has intensified, with Lynch declaring his innocence in an open letter to the company's board and HP quickly returning fire. HP said last week that it would take a $8.8 billion...
Lynch declares innocence in open letter to HP board, HP fires back

FTC: Software used by rent-to-own stores spied on customers

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The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has reached proposed settlements with a software vendor and seven rent-to-own stores after the agency accused them of installing spyware on rented computers that captured screenshots of personal information, logged keystrokes and, in some cases, took webcam pictures of people in their homes....
FTC: Software used by rent-to-own stores spied on customers

Critics Say EU Guidelines on Avoiding Software Vendor Tie-in Ignored by Slovak Authorities

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A company in Slovakia is being penalized for failing to submit official documents via a system that only works with Microsoft Windows....
Critics Say EU Guidelines on Avoiding Software Vendor Tie-in Ignored by Slovak Authorities

Former research analyst charged in IBM insider trading case

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U.S. authorities have charged a former research analyst at a financial services firm with insider trading offenses related to the 2009 acquisition of software vendor SPSS by IBM....
Former research analyst charged in IBM insider trading case

VMware Patches Arbitrary Code Execution Flaw in Desktop, Server Virtualization Products

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Virtualization software vendor VMware has released security patches for its Workstation, Player, Fusion, ESXi and ESX products in order to address two......
VMware Patches Arbitrary Code Execution Flaw in Desktop, Server Virtualization Products

VMware's Amazon-style compute cloud will live in four US data centers

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Virtual reality is sorta like virtualization, right? Plus, this picture has clouds. No, we couldn't come up with a better image for virtualization and cloud computing. Sorry about that. Ruslan Rugoals VMware today unveiled its first public infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud product, putting the virtualization software vendor into direct competition with...
VMware's Amazon-style compute cloud will live in four US data centers

SAP sees strong momentum for HANA and SuccessFactors business

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Business software vendor SAP expects software and software-related service revenue to increase in the range of 10 to 12 percent at constant currencies during the year, largely in line with preliminary estimates that the company released earlier this month....
SAP sees strong momentum for HANA and SuccessFactors business

IBM, Epicor could be among potential JDA acquirers

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IBM, Epicor and other vendors could be eyeing a purchase of supply-chain software vendor JDA, analysts said Tuesday following a published report that the company was looking for suitors....
IBM, Epicor could be among potential JDA acquirers

Enterprise social software vendor Moxie goes freemium

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Moxie Software will now provide its full enterprise social networking (ESN) software for free because the company is convinced that standalone, general-purpose ESN capabilities are a commodity.The company will charge customers when and if they link its Collaboration Spaces product with other, third-party business applications and systems."This supports our...
Enterprise social software vendor Moxie goes freemium

Dell Buys AppAssure for Software Backup

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Dell said Friday it has purchased backup software vendor AppAssure, in the first of an expected run of acquisitions following Dell's appointment of former CA CEO......
Dell Buys AppAssure for Software Backup

HP's woes persist as Autonomy deal goes bad

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Hewlett-Packard vows to 'aggressively' seek recompense for alleged fraud on the part of U.K. software vendor Autonomy, which HP acquired in a $10.3 billion deal last year....
HP's woes persist as Autonomy deal goes bad

Oracle buying Taleo for US$1.9 billion in direct hit at SAP

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Oracle is buying cloud-based talent management and employee recruitment software vendor Taleo for roughly US$1.9 billion, the company announced Thursday. The move comes shortly after SAP's move to acquire SuccessFactors, a close competitor of Taleo, for US$3.4 billion in a deal that has yet to close....
Oracle buying Taleo for US$1.9 billion in direct hit at SAP

Red Hat Earnings Fall as Expenses Surge; Shares Slip After Hours

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Shares of Linux software vendor Red Hat are falling after hours after the company reported earnings that fell year-on-year, weighed down by an increase in investments and acquisition-related expenses. Red Hat reported a per-share profit of 18 cents, missing the consensus of analysts, who had expected 29 cents a share....
Red Hat Earnings Fall as Expenses Surge; Shares Slip After Hours

Red Hat agrees to buy FuseSource

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Boosting its line of open-source middleware, Red Hatis in the process of acquiring open-source integration software vendor FuseSource from its parent company Progress Software. Terms of the deal were not disclosed....
Red Hat agrees to buy FuseSource

Epicor Acquires Specialized Midmarket ERP Vendor Solarsoft

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Epicor has acquired ERP (enterprise resource planning) software vendor Solarsoft Business Systems from investment firm Marin Equity Partners in a bid to increase......
Epicor Acquires Specialized Midmarket ERP Vendor Solarsoft

Yes, Your Phone Can Get A Computer Virus (AAPL, GOOG)

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If you thought your phone was virus-proof, think again. Smartphones are essentially portable personal computers. And while their operating systems are in many ways more modern and secure than desktop-computer operating systems, they're still vulnerable. How vulnerable? Last year, researchers detected 24,794 threats to mobile phones, according to security-software vendor...
Yes, Your Phone Can Get A Computer Virus (AAPL, GOOG)

Symantec President and CEO Replaced by Company's Chairman

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Security software vendor Symantec said Wednesday that Enrique Salem, its president and chief executive officer, had stepped down with immediate affect, after the......
Symantec President and CEO Replaced by Company's Chairman

SAP Sees Strong Momentum for HANA and SuccessFactors Business

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Business software vendor SAP expects software and software-related service revenue to increase in the range of 10 to 12 percent at constant currencies during the......
SAP Sees Strong Momentum for HANA and SuccessFactors Business

Dell buys AppAssure for software backup

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Dell said Friday it has purchased backup software vendor AppAssure, in the first of an expected run of acquisitions following Dell's appointment of former CA CEO John Swainson as head of a new software division....
Dell buys AppAssure for software backup
Red Hat Becomes Open Source’s First $1 Billion Baby

Now Worth $1.25 Billion, FireEye Is The Next Hot Enterprise Startup To Watch

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People in the enterprise tech world are closely watching security startup FireEye. With reason: The company  just landed a $50 million round of financing, new CEO Dave DeWalt told Business Insider. The investment values FireEye at $1.25 billion, launching a company most consumers haven't heard of into the realm of...
Now Worth $1.25 Billion, FireEye Is The Next Hot Enterprise Startup To Watch

Why Oracle bought Eloqua, and what it means for the market

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Oracle surprised many tech industry observers by announcing Thursday it would pay US$871 million for marketing automation software vendor Eloqua. The move seemed a bit unlikely given the amount of sales and marketing software Oracle already had....
Why Oracle bought Eloqua, and what it means for the market

Enterprise social software vendor Moxie goes freemium

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Moxie Software will now provide its full enterprise social networking software for free because the company is convinced that standalone, general-purpose ESN capabilities are a commodity....
Enterprise social software vendor Moxie goes freemium

Oracle buying Taleo for $1.9B in direct hit at SAP

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Oracle is buying cloud-based talent management and employee recruitment software vendor Taleo for roughly $1.9 billion, the company announced Thursday. The move comes shortly after SAP's move to acquire SuccessFactors, a close competitor of Taleo, for $3.4 billion in a deal that has yet to close....
Oracle buying Taleo for $1.9B in direct hit at SAP

Anatomy of a security fix: Postgres launches massive update to address vulnerability

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It’s the kind of call any software vendor — or open source project — dreads: A large customer (in this case NTT) flagged a vulnerability in PostgreSQL, the popular open-source database also known as Postgres. That happened March 12. The  next step for the Postgres community (and it is a...
Anatomy of a security fix: Postgres launches massive update to address vulnerability

Auto insurer Progressive alleges software license shakedown by Pitney Bowes

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A large auto insurance provider has become embroiled in a court battle with Pitney Bowes, alleging that the software vendor claims a 20-year-old license agreement between the companies has been significantly misinterpreted and that a significant additional amount of money is owed....
Auto insurer Progressive alleges software license shakedown by Pitney Bowes
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