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Oracle buys operations planning vendor Interlace

Oracle continues to snap up smaller software companies even while it battles to acquire middleware vendor BEA Systems. Mid-week Oracle said it had agreed to buy Interlace Systems, which makes operations planning software, for an undisclosed price.

Universal rousing an iTunes rebellion, report says

The head of Universal Music Group is enlisting the support of other major record labels to launch a new music subscription service that will try to loosen Apple's grip on the online music market, according to a news report late last week.

Pentaho advances open-source BI suite

Pentaho released an update to its open-source business intelligence software that makes it a more viable option for corporate users, industry analysts said.

HP offers archive system for legal discovery

Hewlett-Packard, which had some well publicized legal troubles of its own not long ago, has unveiled a data back-up system to help other companies when they are hit with a lawsuit or regulatory audit.

IBM begins another wave of SOA releases

IBM released SOA products for integrating software applications and improving business processes, and said more customers are starting to understand the SOA concept.

Rails creator on Java and other 'junk'

David Heinemeier Hansson was a 23-year-old student at Copenhagen Business School when he began work on Ruby on Rails a little over four years ago. His goal was to write a simple Web application framework that would free developers from the misery of ...

Less is more for Ruby on Rails, inventor says

Don't expect much to be added to Ruby On Rails this year. When David Heinemeier Hansson gives an update on version 2.0 of his Web application framework at its user conference in September he's as likely to talk about what's coming out as what's going...

Free music site attracts wrath of industry

The cofounder of a Web site that offers free streamed music from top artists said he's determined to operate his service legally despite menacing overtures from Universal Music Group.

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