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Apple will appeal a judge's order this week that denied its request for a sales ban on Samsung products that were found to infringe its patents.
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Salesforce launched 15 years ago. With annual revenues expected at more than $5 billion this year, it is hard to remember those days when Salesforce was a scrappy start up, trying to sell enterprise customers on the benefits of the multi-tenant software-as-a-service model. That battle is long over, and since then Salesforce has gone on to introduce a number of other new innovations that were also promptly snapped up with the rest of the industry. Chatter comes to mind; so does its latest product, Community Cloud.
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Oracle has failed to persuade a federal appeals court to restore US$1.3 billion judgment in its copyright-infringement lawsuit against SAP, but will have the options of taking a lesser amount of money or pursuing a new trial.
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Watch the first episode in our new series Breakout Startups here.
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Time clocks--with punch cards and a line of employees waiting to check in or check out of work--are an almost universal signifier of the modern industrial age. Punchcards, the physical paper type, are still in wide use, but as you might expect, a digital time clock may offer more flexibility when it comes to keeping track of employee time. Redcort Software's Virtual TimeClock family of apps provides several solutions for you to track time digitally for a variety of environments from a single office with a few users to large businesses with multiple offices in many locations throughout the country or the world.
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Cloud, analytics, mobile and social are the areas in which IBM is seeing growth in the IT industry.
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Apple will appeal a judge's order this week that denied its request for a sales ban on Samsung products that were found to infringe its patents.
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Salesforce launched 15 years ago. With annual revenues expected at more than $5 billion this year, it is hard to remember those days when Salesforce was a scrappy start up, trying to sell enterprise customers on the benefits of the multi-tenant software-as-a-service model. That battle is long over, and since then Salesforce has gone on to introduce a number of other new innovations that were also promptly snapped up with the rest of the industry. Chatter comes to mind; so does its latest product, Community Cloud.
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Oracle has failed to persuade a federal appeals court to restore US$1.3 billion judgment in its copyright-infringement lawsuit against SAP, but will have the options of taking a lesser amount of money or pursuing a new trial.
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Congress has been pursuing an investigation into alleged misconduct at the IRS, and as a part of that investigation it requested emails from former IRS director Lois Lerner for the timeframe in question. The response Congress got was those emails--along with any archive or backups of those emails--have been erased and are no longer available. There are legal and compliance requirements organizations must abide by when it comes to retention of information, and the IRS apparently dropped the ball.
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Accounting software vendor, MYOB, has invested in a minority stake in point of sale (POS) start-up, Kounta.
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Wynyard Group has launched an advanced risk management and compliance software solution specifically designed to help New Zealand government departments, agencies, state-owned enterprises, Crown entities and ministerial offices comply with the New Zealand Information Security Manual (NZISM).
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Apple will appeal a judge's order this week that denied its request for a sales ban on Samsung products that were found to infringe its patents.
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Oracle has failed to persuade a federal appeals court to restore US$1.3 billion judgment in its copyright-infringement lawsuit against SAP, but will have the options of taking a lesser amount of money or pursuing a new trial.
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Cloud, analytics, mobile and social are the areas in which IBM is seeing growth in the IT industry.
Technology
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Apple will appeal a judge's order this week that denied its request for a sales ban on Samsung products that were found to infringe its patents.
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Salesforce launched 15 years ago. With annual revenues expected at more than $5 billion this year, it is hard to remember those days when Salesforce was a scrappy start up, trying to sell enterprise customers on the benefits of the multi-tenant software-as-a-service model. That battle is long over, and since then Salesforce has gone on to introduce a number of other new innovations that were also promptly snapped up with the rest of the industry. Chatter comes to mind; so does its latest product, Community Cloud.
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Oracle has failed to persuade a federal appeals court to restore US$1.3 billion judgment in its copyright-infringement lawsuit against SAP, but will have the options of taking a lesser amount of money or pursuing a new trial.
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Cisco Systems will cut as many as 6,000 jobs over the next 12 months, saying it needs to shift resources to growing businesses such as cloud, software and security.
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One of the first casualties of Microsoft's massive layoffs will be the company's Xbox Entertainment Studios, the company said, although some of its flagship entertainment offerings will remain.
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Microsoft's 14 percent staff reduction, the largest in its history and focused heavily on employees acquired from Nokia's devices and services business, has some observers thinking Satya Nadella got a bad case of Lumia-induced indigestion.