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  • Oracle hits back at ex-employee's claims over in-memory database option

    Oracle has responded to a former employee's claim that a new in-memory processing option is turned on by default with the latest release of Database 12c, insisting that the process of enabling it requires a series of deliberate steps.

  • Bose sues Beats over headphone patents

    Headphone maker Bose has launched a patent-infringement lawsuit against rival Beats Electronics, which Apple recently agreed to acquire in a US$3 billion deal.

  • Newegg takes pre-orders for Samsung's first 3D Pro SSD

    Newegg has begun taking orders for Samsung's most advanced solid state drive (SSD), a model that uses stacked, or three dimensional, NAND flash for greater performance and endurance over previous models based on conventional NAND flash.

  • The other Apple economy: $2bn in devices on eBay

    In the US alone, nearly $2 billion worth of Apple devices - Macs, iPhones, iPads and iPods - were sold on eBay over the last 12 months.

  • Dropbox lures business users from consumer product

    Dropbox has revealed additional IT admin controls as it continues its bid to lure business customers.

  • SSD prices for hybrids, ultrathin laptops to flatten next year

    A shortage of solid-state drives for ultrathin laptops and hybrids will cause prices to flatten next year after dropping for the last several years, with lower prices coming again in 2016, according to a market analysis.

  • Seagate wireless drive can now stream to Roku set-top box

    Seagate announced today Roku set-top boxes will now have a channel to connect to Wireless Plus hard drives for streaming movies, music and photos stored on the drives.

  • Is Sony's Walkman set to make a comeback?

    Sony is making a push to sell high-definition music players, and 35 years after being launched its Walkman is making a small comeback.

  • Dropbox for Business grows more security, IT admin muscles

    Dropbox will continue beefing up the business version of its cloud storage and file sharing service, adding security features to shared links, full-text search capabilities and new tools for enterprise developers.

  • Should EMC sell off its 80 per cent stake in VMware?

    Breaking up is hard to do, but could a split be in store soon for EMC and VMware?

  • Intel releases its most reliable pro SSD

    Intel today unveiled its Pro 2500 series of flash drives, which include 2.5-in. drives and M.2 flash cards for mobile devices.

  • Western Digital jumps to 6TB in budget hard drives with $299 Red

    Western Digital is shipping two new 6TB hard drives as it tries to make its highest-capacity storage products affordable.

  • Ping Identity rolls mobile one-swipe authentication; takes aim at RSA tokens

    Identity and access management vendor Ping Identity today unveiled software-based multi-factor authentication that lets users to sign onto an enterprise service or system with a swipe of their smartphone.

  • Lenovo spins 180, says it's still in the 8-in. Windows tablet game

    Lenovo on Friday said it would continue selling sub-10-in. Windows tablets in the U.S., backing away from statements it made the day before.

  • Cisco, Microsoft chasing clouds

    Cisco has expanded its data center arrangement with Microsoft with a multiyear sales and go-to-market effort for integrated products. The deal builds upon one agreed to 15 months ago, when the two companies combined cloud offerings under their respective Cisco Unified Data Center and Microsoft Fast Track 3.0 architectures.

  • Finish line approaches for Hyundai virtual desktop rollout

    Hyundai's Australian subsidiary is close to completing a company-wide VDI rollout. Head of IT at Hyundai Motor Company Australia, Bala Kothandaraman, said that virtual desktops had been rolled out to around 45 per cent of the organisation's 200 end users, with the remainder to transition in two months.

  • Highs and lows of CEO pay

    This year's proxy season has come to a close, and after digging through regulatory filings, 10 highlights stand out in our analysis of 62 tech CEOs' compensation.

  • Microsoft boosts OneDrive storage to free terabyte

    Microsoft has begun boosting the free allowance of its OneDrive cloud-based storage service to one terabyte for subscribers to consumer and college student Office 365 plans.

  • NetApp Private Storage adds an Azure cloud option

    Microsoft Azure just became the next cloud connection for NetApp Private Storage, which can already link enterprise storage to Amazon Web Services.

  • MIcrosoft WPC 2014: Microsoft plans price war to stymie Chromebook growth

    Microsoft's COO says his company and its army of OEMs will compete on price with Google's Chromebooks, a milestone in Microsoft's battle against the encroaching enemy.