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Infor plots move into cloud financials in strike against Workday

Financials Xi will provide a broad and modern suite of applications with no need to 'bolt-on' more, Infor says.

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Cisco buys private cloud provider Metacloud

Cisco Systems plans to acquire privately held Metacloud, which specializes in private clouds based on the OpenStack-based open-source cloud computing platform.

Oracle to acquire content storage management company Front Porch Digital

Oracle has signed an agreement to acquire Front Porch Digital, a provider of technology for migrating, managing and monetizing large-scale media content.

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No, Gmail was not cracked! Don't believe bogus blogs

Do you trust every word you read on the Web? Worrying reports out of Russia apparently claim that Gmail was hacked and your login details were stolen. Or, at least, that's the breathless interpretation of countless bloggers and...

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Yahoo! caved to U.S. PRISM threat (because money)

While Yahoo! initially fought NSA order, it didn't take it to the Supremes: Yahoo! is crowing about how it fought an order to hand over private user information. However, it's emerged that it gave up after the government threatened...

Ericsson buys Fabrix Systems for $95M to help put TV on any screen

Ericsson plans to buy Fabrix Systems, which sells a cloud-based platform for delivering DVR (digital video recorder), video on demand and other services for $95 million.

Disruption set to force dramatic change in the data center: Gartner

Four disruptive factors are set force dramatic changes in the data center market by year-end 2016.

Microsoft pulls OneDrive for Business patch issued Tuesday

Microsoft yesterday pulled another patch, this one released Tuesday, meant to fix OneDrive for Business, the online storage service for employees running Office 365.

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Apple starts selling lower-cost iCloud storage, adds iCloud Drive to beta website

Apple on Wednesday flipped the switch on its new iCloud storage plan prices.

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HP buys cloud provider Eucalyptus

Hewlett-Packard is buying cloud platform provider Eucalyptus, stepping up the company's efforts in the growing field of cloud computing.

Dropbox reports a steady rise in government data requests

The firm received 268 requests during the first half of 2014

Former Red Hat CTO now head of Google Cloud

Brian Stevens, the former chief technology officer for Red Hat, is now managing Google Cloud.

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BBC developing common platform API to connect with business partners

The BBC has iover 100 APIs that are used both internally and are open to external partners to develop new products.

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Grant Thornton connects workforce with cloud collaboration tools

Will create online tool for up to 39,000 staff

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SAP, Ericsson team up for mobile management and apps

SAP and Ericsson have joined forces to help enterprises manage mobile devices and apps as a service.

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WD leapfrogs Seagate with world’s highest capacity 10TB helium drive, new flash drives

WD today announced 8TB and 10TB helium-filled hard drive line, as well as several enterprise storage announcements around archive and near-line storage platforms.

Apple reveals new iCloud storage prices

With little fanfare Apple yesterday published monthly prices for its expanded iCloud storage plans.

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MSN relaunch promises content and productivity and services (oh my)

Nadella -- slicing and dicing a new MSN: Microsoft has refurbished, rebuilt, reworked, redesigned, revamped, and relaunched a braaaaand new MSN! Better than ever (or so Microsoft says) So has MSN already jumped the shark, or has...

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