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Infor’s future in the enterprise looks cloudy and bright

Charles Phillips, CEO of Infor, discusses the state of company’s cloud migration, the competitive landscape and why it prefers talking to line-of-business executives before selling to the CIO. He also discusses Infor’s big...

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In Silicon Valley, do the jerks always win?

We’ve seen a lot of bad-boy behavior out of Silicon Valley, but investors and customers just might say enough already.

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Blackberry reports falling revenue, but loss shrinks

BlackBerry's revenue continued its dive in the three months to Nov. 29, but on Friday the company reported a smaller loss than a year earlier.

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Obama pushes for net neutrality, opposes data localization in trade pact

President Barack Obama's administration is pushing two potentially controversial Internet policies in a secretive trade pact, with negotiators calling for other countries to adopt net neutrality provisions while rejecting policies...

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China was tough on U.S. tech firms in 2014

This was a lousy year for U.S. tech firms doing business in China, and 2015 may be no better.

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Silicon dinner table: Teaching entrepreneurship family style

Not everyone can grow up with a parent who launches new tech companies, but those who do have some lessons to share with the rest of us.

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12 most eye-popping VC tech deals of 2014

While the three largest venture capital deals of the year in the technology industry went to consumer-focused startups, most of the other top investments went to companies building products that could reshape the enterprise IT...

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Wanted for hire: Engineers with ideas of their own

Cambridge Consultants depends on the creativity of its engineers to solve problems for its clients.

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Cisco buying Neohapsis for security brainpower

Cisco Systems plans to expand its security consulting services by acquiring Neohapsis, a small Chicago firm that shows enterprises how to secure their applications.

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Full-time IT hiring is gaining ground, finally

As 2014 winds down, the odds of success in the job hunt appear to be improving for IT pros with certain skills.

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New IT outsourcing model boosts bottom line

Spinoffs, buyouts, divestitures and focused acquisitions improve operating margins and bolster the bottom line for IT service providers -- and their customers.

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Top 10 Tech stories 2014: Backlash! Disrupting the disruptors

Blowing up entrenched business models and picking up the profits that spill onto the floor is a time-honored tradition in tech, these days known by the cliche of the moment, "disruption." Here are our picks for the top stories of a...

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Most workers in developed countries worry about tech of the future

Workers believe that smartphones, tablets and other computing devices have made them more productive, but they have a nagging worry about the increasing role of technology in their lives.

Intel to host Jesse Jackson at tech worker diversity forum

Intel is hosting a meeting organized by Rev. Jesse Jackson's Rainbow Push Coalition, which is pushing for higher employment for blacks, Latinos and women at tech firms.

Accounting differences, not fraud, led to HP's Autonomy write-down

Autonomy founder Mike Lynch says a Hewlett-Packard document shows how differences in accounting standards, not fraud on Autonomy's part, are to blame for the debacle surrounding HP's acquisition of the company.

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Salesforce and Atlassian team up to help startups give back

Salesforce, Atlassian and several other Silicon Valley heavyweights want startups to start giving 1% back to their communities.

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To grow in IoT, Cypress and Spansion plan $4B chip merger

The contraction of the semiconductor industry continued with embedded chip and flash memory makers Cypress Semiconductor and Spansion announcing a merger plan worth $4 billion.

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Smartphone growth to slow, IDC says

IDC predicted 1.4 billion smartphones will ship to retailers next year, a 12% increase over 2014 -- but a much more laggardly pace than in previous years.

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