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  • Oracle Adds Collective Intellect to Its Social Media Portfolio

    Oracle is acquiring Collective Intellect, a company offering a cloud-based social intelligence application, which helps companies understand and respond to consumers’ conversations on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. The Collective Intellect acquisition, terms of which were not disclosed, will become part of Oracle’s Software-as-a-Service products and Social Platform business. The deal announced June 5 follows Oracle’s acquisition May 23 of Vitrue, a cloud-based creator of social media marketing campaigns. Oracle’s ...

    Posted at June 5, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • HTC Finds Itself Locked Out of Windows 8 Launch

    HTC, the Taiwanese electronics company, has been denied the opportunity to release some of the first tablets running Microsoft’s Windows 8 because its sales have weakened. Bloomberg News reported on the Microsoft decision June 6, the same day Taiwan-based HTC reported its second quarter revenue would be off by 13 percent after its first quarter revenue tumbled by 35 percent from the year ago quarter. It also didn’t help that HTC shipments to the U.S. ...

    Posted at June 10, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • T-Mobile LTE Plans Going Well, More iPhone Hints Dropped

    Surely a T-Mobile iPhone can't be far off. The nation's fourth-largest carrier—flush with cash and spectrum, following ATT's failed effort to acquire it in 2011—announced June 14 that its $4 billion Long-Term Evolution (LTE) rollout efforts are going swimmingly. On May 8 it shared that it had signed equipment deals with Ericsson and Nokia Siemens Networks, which will provide and install Release 10-capable equipment at 37,000 cell sites across T-Mobile's Evolved High-Speed Packet Access (HSPA+) ...

    Posted at June 15, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Business Intelligence, CRM Lead Enterprise Software Market: Gartner

    The market for enterprise applications continues to grow as enterprises regain buyer confidence for enterprise software as the market slowly recovers and organizations resume investing in technology. Projected spending is expected to total $120.4 billion this year, a 4.5 percent increase from 2011 spending of $115.2 billion, according to the latest report from IT research firm Gartner, Inc, which was adjusted downward from 5 percent in the previous forecast in the first quarter of the ...

    Posted at June 21, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Data Management Lacking, Putting Businesses at Risk: Varonis

    Businesses are putting themselves at serious risk of data loss or data breach because senior management doesn’t know where company data is stored, a worrying survey from data governance software specialist Varonis Systems indicated. In the survey of more than 400 companies, 67 percent of respondents said that senior management in their organizations either don't know where all company data resides or are not sure. In addition, nearly three-quarters (74 percent) of organizations reported that ...

    Posted at June 26, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment