Violin Memory Fires CEO Basile as IPO and Quarterly Results Disappoint

Shares have fallen 70 percent since a September IPO.
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As NetSuite Beats Expectations on Earnings, Fireworks Erupt With SAP

“A tale of two companies,” CEO Zach Nelson says.
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SAP Profit Jumps but License Business Struggles

SAP AG, the world’s biggest business software maker, Monday reported a jump in third-quarter profit, but currency swings caused a slowdown in revenue growth and its core business in software licenses continued to slide as customers migrated to Web-based products.

SAP Cutting Back on Development of Business ByDesign

Good news for NetSuite.
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Will It Be Buyout or Breakup for BlackBerry?

BlackBerry’s not having much luck flushing out rival bidders.
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BlackBerry’s Busy Weekend of Shareholder Lawsuits and Buyout Chatter

Add some logs to the long-simmering fire.
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SAP Ventures Raises $1.1 Billion in Two New VC Funds

A two-prong strategy to cover early-stage and later-stage investments.
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Oracle’s Mark Hurd Announces New HR Software, Swipes at the Competition

He also talks about the IT spending environment.
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Oracle OpenWorld Starts With Faster Databases and New Hardware

Tasks that once took hours now take seconds, says CEO Larry Ellison.
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After Q2 Results, Everyone Likes Salesforce Again

Next stop: $10 billion in sales.
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