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Oracle rolls out mobile e-business suite

Users of Oracle's business software will soon be able to roam free. The company began shipping a new mobile-enabled update of its electronic business suite on Wednesday, it said in a statement. The Oracle E-Business suite is the company's package of ERP (enterprise resource planning) applications.

SAP touts solid first-quarter growth

Business software maker SAP AG sounded a confident note Thursday as it announced net profit for the first quarter of 117 million euros (US$103.6 million), an increase of 109 percent over the figure of 56 million euros in the same period last year.