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GSN Games hits top prize using big data to uncover deep insights into gamer preferences

It’s a shame when the data analysis providers inside a company get the cold shoulder from the business leaders because the data keeps proving the status quo wrong, or contradicts the conventional corporate wisdom. Fortunately for GSN Games in San … Continue reading

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SAP co-CEO Jim Hagemann Snabe. Enterprise software giant SAP(s sap) is buying Ariba in a $4.3 billion move that will give it control of what is probably the world’s largest online-marketplace for goods and services. Businesses…

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Virtualization kingpin VMware(s vmw) keeps working its plan to become a bona fide application development powerhouse. The company’s acquisition of Springsource and its Java framework three years ago was just the beginning. VMware’s Springsource-based vFabric Suite 5.1, announced Tuesday,…

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Amazon(s amzn) CTO Werner Vogels had some words of wisdom Thursday for IT customers: “You should keep your providers on their toes every day. If we’re not delivering the right services you should walk away.” No…

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For years, Oracle(s orcl) wowed Wall Street with its fat margins on software licenses and maintenance. The fact was, many large companies depended on Oracle relational databases and paid what it took to keep them running.…

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News flash: SAP(s sap) is a database company. At least that’s its story and it’s sticking to it. SAP has long been the enterprise software company, the leader in enterprise resource planning (ERP) and other mission-critical…

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Citrix(s ctsx) stunned its OpenStack partners with news on Tuesday that it is setting up CloudStack as an Apache-based rival to the OpenStack cloud platform. There’s been a lot of jawing and some bad feelings on both…

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