SAP is introducing a set of new subscription pricing options for its Hana in-memory cloud computing platform, in a move that falls in step with the pay-as-you-go model common in the cloud computing industry.
The head of BlackBerry’s enterprise services business is plotting an aggressive launch of a new version of the company’s core enterprise server later this year as BlackBerry seeks to regain some of the ground it’s lost over the last few years.
As part of a co-innovation project, SAP AG and BMW Group Research and Technology have developed technology infrastructure for in-vehicle mobility services. The research prototype is based on the SAP HANA Cloud Platform …
SAP has announced that it has signed an agreement with STC, the largest telecommunication services provider in the Middle East and North Africa, to implement SAP solutions for network life-cycle management (NLM) to …
At the 2014 Mobile World Congress, Nokia has released five new affordable handsets, including Nokia X, a family of smartphones that run Android apps, Microsoft services and signature Nokia experiences. Stephen Elop, executive …
WhatsApp’s voice calling service, planned for later this year to augment its hot text-message offering, could yield an influx of customers and strengthen the service’s already firm standing in mobile messaging. WhatsApp will …
Fujitsu has announced that Modern Bakery in Dubai has selected the SAP HANA platform running on Fujitsu Power Appliance for a strategic project to update the bakery’s IT infrastructure.
Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp could be one milestone in a strong year for tech mergers and acquisitions.
Facebook, in a major push to expand its business on smaller screens, has agreed to buy the mobile messaging app WhatsApp for US$16 billion, the companies said Wednesday.
Cisco Systems reported another tough quarter on Wednesday, saying profits fell by more than half and revenue declined by nearly 8 percent.
When it implemented Microsoft Dynamics AX 12, Fair Point Furniture in Sharjah completely changed the way it was able to do business, providing itself with a strong platform on which to grow.
The healthcare market in Asia-Pacific is booming and an interesting example of the innovation of the region is reflected in Seoul National University Bundang Hospital’s embrace of SAP HANA as a data warehousing solution.
Unless you’re a committed Microsoft observer, the name Satya Nadella probably doesn’t ring a bell. So who is the man who now becomes Microsoft’s guiding light for the foreseeable future?
ERP has come a long way in recent years—like much of the rest of the IT arena, it’s become about delivering a competitive business edge, says Tom Paye, Editor, CNME
Windows XP’s disappearance and Windows 8′s march toward some form of success were both put on hold in January, Web analytics firm Net Applications said Saturday.
Hitachi Data Systems and SAP have announced an expansion of their worldwide alliance by signing a global original equipment manufacturer agreement that introduces plans to include SAP HANA delivered by HDS.
Coca-Cola has admitted falling prey to a bizarre slow-motion data breach in which an employee apparently stole dozens of laptops over several years containing the sensitive data of 74,000 people without anyone noticing.
Oracle is continuing its legal battle against third-party software support providers it alleges are performing such services in a manner that violates its intellectual property.
Profits were flat in the fourth quarter in Samsung Electronics’ smartphone and tablet business, despite an uptick in sales, in part because the company spent more on marketing over the holiday shopping period.
SAP plans to increase its total revenue to at least €22 billion (US$30 billion), with revenue from its cloud business expected to grow up to €3.5 billion by 2017.
Nearly 90 percent of organisations agree that employing predictive analytic software has given them a competitive advantage, according to a new survey commissioned by SAP.
SAP today announced plans to collaborate with key customers to better meet the challenges faced by apparel, footwear and accessory companies.
In the 25 years since India’s most well-known IT services trade group National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) was formed, the country’s global outsourcing industry has experienced tremendous growth, but also its share of ups and downs.
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The headline feature of the new iPad mini and iPad Air is its fast A7 processor and Retina screen. And what a thing of beauty is the latter…
If recent history is any indication, 2014 will be a busy year for the enterprise applications industry as vendors jockey for position and customers ponder moves from legacy ERP and CRM implementations to cloud-based services. Here’s a look at what some of the sector’s main players are likely to do as the year unfolds.
Cloud and Big Data are two topics that have been shrouded in confusion over the past 12 months. Quite apart from the never-ending hyperbole surrounding the two mega-trends, their reputations have taken something of a battering over the past year.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection can search travellers’ laptops and other electronic devices without a show of reasonable suspicion, according to a federal judge’s dismissal of a 2010 lawsuit on Tuesday.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has ruled against InterDigital in a complaint that alleged Huawei, Nokia and ZTE had infringed the company’s patents.
Oracle is gearing up to report its second-quarter earnings Wednesday and given the restrained expectations CFO Sandra Katz earlier set for key areas such as software revenue, Oracle’s results are sure to come under even more scrutiny than the tech bellwether already gets.
Microsoft’s acquisition of Skype is compatible with European Union competition law, the General Court of the E.U. ruled Wednesday.
On any given day cybercriminals and nation states are in possession of as many as 100 zero-day software exploits known only to them, NSS Labs has calculated using the commercial vulnerability market as a baseline.
There were some unexpected new entrants into the Cloud space this year, according to IBM Global Technology Services Cloud computing executive, Dean Evans.
The EU has built a core of world class software zones but remains some way from emulating Silicon Valley’s ability to fuse technological innovation with economic success, a Fraunhofer Institute study has found.
SAP has been slapped with a lawsuit by California’s state controller over a payroll software implementation that cost taxpayers vast sums, but has never worked correctly.
A jury has ordered Samsung to pay US$290 million to Apple for infringement of several of its patents in multiple Samsung smartphones and tablets.
Have you noticed that tablets are starting to feel a little mundane? You’ve got a rectangular slate with a large display while the manufacturer’s bragging about how it’s some fragment of a millimeter thinner or some fraction of an ounce lighter than the last.
The website of a U.S. organization specializing in national and international security policy was compromised with malware that targeted a previously unknown vulnerability in Internet Explorer.
SAP has released results of a survey which reports that the use of IPX is on the rise among mobile operators.
Mobile management vendors including Good Technology and MobileIron are increasing their efforts to pitch Android and iOS as alternatives to BlackBerry, thanks to improved security and management tools.
The Note 8.0 is decent small tablet that costs just a little bit too much.
African Export-Import Bank is quite an important institution. Established in 1993 by African governments, investors and other financial institutions, its purpose is to finance and promote intra – and extra – African trade.
BlackBerry’s appointment Monday of former Sybase CEO John Chen as its next executive board chair and interim CEO could be the best news in months for the struggling smartphone company.
Foundering BlackBerry has given up for now on finding a buyer. Instead the smartphone company is seeking an infusion of cash from some investors, and shaking up its board and executive leadership.
Apple plans to build a components plant in Mesa, Arizona, that will run entirely on renewable energy.
Samsung officially unveiled the Galaxy S5 on Monday at a Mobile World Congress presentation in Barcelona, touting a slimmed-down approach to the latest flagship’s feature set and simplified design.
The P9982′s price tag is absolutely mad when you think about the device that you’re actually getting, though perhaps it’s the madness that makes it special.
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