Cisco Systems said Friday it plans to buy instant messaging platform vendor Jabber, a move that could heighten its battle with Microsoft over the collaboration and office communications market.
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IBM is opening the Center for Social Software, a think tank for developing social technologies, officials said during a presentation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Wednesday.
Hardware maker Dell said Tuesday that demand for its products has dropped significantly this quarter globally, an acknowledgement that sent its shares tumbling roughly 10 percent.
Sun is set to compete with the likes of Google Code and Github through Project Kenai, an open-source project hosting site the vendor launched in beta form late last week.
IBM is set to release a wave of new products for business event processing, IBM's preferred term for complex event processing (CEP), executives said at an event in Boston on Tuesday.
Microsoft added Internet marketing features to its Dynamics CRM Online product on Monday, the first in a series of updates set for the on-demand software, which launched earlier this year.
Content management vendor Open Text plans to buy document and data capture software maker Captaris for roughly US$131 million, the company announced Thursday. The deal is expected to close by the end of the year.
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison failed to preserve emails as well as interview materials related to a book called "Softwar" that should have been supplied in connection with a shareholder lawsuit filed in March 2001 against the company, a federal judge ruled on earlier this week.
VMware's executive vice president of research and development has quit the company and taken a job at Oracle, VMware said Tuesday.
Oracle plans to buy ClearApp, maker of software for managing the performance of composite applications in SOA (service-oriented architecture) environments, the company announced Tuesday.
Oracle's technical forums have been racked with performance issues all week since the vendor upgraded the system.
Toshiba has been hyping the heck out of its new upconverting XD-E500 DVD player but has also been careful not to declare it an equivalent to Blu-ray, the high-definition format that beat out Toshiba's HD-DVD.
Oracle has developed prebuilt integration software for its CRM On Demand product and the on-premise Siebel CRM, providing customers with a single view of their CRM data, the company announced Wednesday.
Hewlett-Packard said Tuesday that it has completed its US$13.9 billion purchase of massive systems integrator Electronic Data Systems, and it also revealed that EDS' top-level management structure would remain largely unchanged.
Dell has reached a three-year deal with Salesforce to use the latter's Force.com development platform to build software for its "entire global workforce," according to Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff.
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