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SAP license fees are due even for indirect users, U.K. court says

SAP's named-user licensing fees apply even to related applications that only offer users indirect visibility of SAP data, a U.K. judge ruled Thursday. The consequences could be far-reaching for global businesses that have integrated...

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Facebook’s latest goal is to connect (and save) the world

In a blog post Thursday, CEO Mark Zuckerberg laid out an agenda that envisions creating a global community to make the world a better place.

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33% off H&R Block Tax Software Deluxe Federal and State 2016 - Deal Alert

Step-by-step interviews guide you through a customized experience relevant to your tax situation. Everything you need to prepare your federal and state taxes in one complete program.

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Microsoft expands developer features for its Teams chat app

Third-party developers have new tools to play with when it comes to building integrations with Microsoft’s Teams group chat app. The company announced a pair of new developer-oriented features on Thursday, aimed at giving greater...

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Amazon's Alexa gains support for Outlook calendars

Users of Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant can now ask her questions about the contents of their Microsoft-hosted calendars.

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HR and IT combine efforts on workforce analytics

As more companies depend on information about their employees to make crucial decisions, HR and IT are working closer together than ever before to deliver the data. 

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Heroku: PaaS is future of development tools

Heroku CEO Adam Gross highlights the integral role of PaaS for companies ramping up customer-facing apps

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AWS Roundup: IoT buttons hit the enterprise, Directory launch and more

Amazon Web Services got off to a slow start in January, taking its time to sleep off the New Year’s festivities. But the cloud provider got up to speed by the end of the month, launching a handful of new products for its customers to...

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JavaScript-based attack simplifies browser exploits

Researchers have devised a new attack that can bypass address space layout randomization (ASLR) in browsers and possibly other applications.

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Smackdown: Office 365 vs. G Suite productivity

Can you really use Google’s G Suite instead of Microsoft Office? Here's how they compare on Windows, MacOS, iOS, Android, and Chrome OS.

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3 enterprise-strength file sync services to check out

Popular file-sync services are great for individuals, but can lack controls for access, encryption and other services that enterprises require.

Cloud Foundry targets developers to spark enterprise adoption

Computerworld UK speaks to Cloud Foundry Foundation's executive director, Abby Kearns

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Microsoft adds Outlook.com to service-subscription list with $50/year Premium option

Microsoft officially launched a premium-grade Outlook.com email service in the U.S. that omits ads, provides five inboxes and supports personalized addresses.

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What happens when tech companies make television shows

Short version: It's not good. Apple's Planet of the Apps is not exactly popcorn-friendly.

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Seastar C++ framework seeks to simplify coding

Concepts capability that simplifies design will be featured in the next version of the event-driven framework

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Why learn C?

The C programming language is hard to learn, its popularity is waning and demand is shifting. Is there any point in learning C?

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Amazon Chime goes after WebEx, Skype for Business and others

On Monday, AWS announced the launch of Amazon Chime, a new service that’s designed to compete with the likes of WebEx, Skype for Business and GoToMeeting. It’s a powerful swing at some very entrenched enterprise software players by...

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Mapping: Disruption ahead!

What3Words brilliantly streamlines mapping but will require oversight if it becomes a government standard.

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HoloLens Spectator View makes it easier to show off AR creations

Anyone who owns two HoloLenses can now offer a third-person view of augmented reality, thanks to a project that Microsoft released.

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Get ready to grab your Google I/O tickets

If you're hoping to attend Google I/O in May, you can apply for tickets to the annual developer conference Feb. 22-27.

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