Software

A Pivotal moment for VMware: Software biz gobbled up along with Carbon Black for $5bn

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/23/vmware_buyout_earnings/

yesterday

Meanwhile, Salesforce sees profits fall

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A look at the backup software Acronis True Image 2020

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/22/a-look-at-the-backup-software-acronis-true-image-2020/

2 days ago

Acronis True Image 2020 is the latest installment in Acronis' long-standing backup product series. It is a commercial backup program, a trial version is provided on the Acronis website that interested users […]

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VMware In Talks To Acquire Pivotal Software

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/vmware-in-talks-to-acquire-pivotal-software

a week ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The Cloud Foundry leader spun out of VMware and EMC several years ago. Now it may be reunited with the virtualization kingpin at a premium of 80 percent of its current share price.

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Enterprise software vendors mix and match monetization models: What happens when subscription, usage and licensing converge?

https://www.zdnet.com/article/enterprise-software-cloud-vendors-likely-to-mix-monetization-models-what-happens-when-subscription-usage-and-licensing-converge/

2 weeks ago

Enterprise software vendors are subscription happy, but they're delving into usage plans for customers too. Toss in some perpetual licenses and your negotiations with strategic vendors are about to get more complicated.

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Linux Journal runs shutdown -h now for a second time: Mag editor fires parting shot at proprietary software

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/08/linux_journal_closes_again_editor_says_os_buried_under_proprietary_software/

2 weeks ago

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RollBack Rx is a free Windows Time Machine software that's better than System Restore

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/09/rollback-rx-is-a-free-windows-time-machine-software-thats-better-than-system-restore/

2 weeks ago

If you have used Windows System Restore, you may know that it isn't always reliable. To make matters worse, it may not even be enabled on some machines by default. RollBack Rx […]

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Enterprise vendors increasingly dominate the open source software scene

https://www.zdnet.com/article/enterprise-vendors-now-dominate-the-open-source-software-scene/

3 weeks ago

The open source revolution, chugging along for two decades now, is still going strong -- and is now a huge industry, led by large, non-open-source vendors.

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Another rewrite for 737 Max software as cosmic bit-flipping tests glitch out systems – report

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/02/737_max_cosmic_bit_flipping_test/

3 weeks ago

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IBM expands its storage management software to support competitor products

https://www.networkworld.com/article/3411398/ibm-expands-its-storage-management-software-to-support-competitor-products.html

4 weeks ago

Users of non-IBM storage systems can now use IBM's metadata management software, Spectrum Discover, for unstructured data.

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Malwarebytes releases AdwCleaner 7.4 featuring preinstalled software cleaning

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/07/26/malwarebytes-releases-adwcleaner-7-4-featuring-preinstalled-software-cleaning/

4 weeks ago

Malwarebytes, maker of the security solution of the same name, released a new version of the company's AdwCleaner program this week. AdwCleaner is a standalone free program designed to detect and remove […]

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Airbus A350 software bug forces airlines to turn planes off and on every 149 hours

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/07/25/a350_power_cycle_software_bug_149_hours/

4 weeks ago

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SAP Q2 2019: Trade war hits software license sales

https://www.zdnet.com/article/sap-q2-2019-trade-war-hits-software-license-sales/

a month ago

The US-China trade battle has dented the balance sheet at the same time SAP is bearing the brunt of restructuring costs.

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How AI will transform the next wave of computing software and hardware

https://www.zdnet.com/video/ai-is-changing-the-entire-nature-of-compute/

2 months ago

Machine learning, especially deep learning, is forcing a re-evaluation of how chips and systems are designed that will change the direction of the industry for decades to come.

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No developers required: Why this company chose no-code over software devs

https://www.zdnet.com/article/no-developers-required-why-this-company-chose-no-code-over-software-devs/

2 months ago

A Dutch insurer has decided no-code development lets it create new services faster.

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HCL now fully controls IBM software including Notes and Domino

https://www.zdnet.com/article/hcl-now-fully-controls-ibm-software-including-notes-and-domino/

2 months ago

A new division, called HCL Software, has also been created by the company to push out the software products.

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Why Is Salesforce Buying Tableau Software For Almost $16 Billion?

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/why-is-salesforce-buying-tableau-software-for-almost-16-billion-

2 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko Wall Street frowned at the blockbuster deal, but Salesforce partners see a deep integration of the leading BI platform as a game-changing play in a data-centric enterprise market

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