Articles By China Martens

Salesforce.com branches into content management through Koral

On-demand software vendor Salesforce.com Inc. Tuesday announced plans to enter the content management market via the acquisition of Web 2.0 content collaboration startup Koral Inc. Under a new initiative dubbed Salesforce Content, the

Published on: April 10th, 2007 China Martens

Software AG buys webMethods to boost SOA presence

Software AG hopes its planned acquisition of webMethods Inc. will catapult it to a leadership position among vendors of SOA (service-oriented architecture) development products as well as help accelerate its ambition to become

Published on: April 5th, 2007 China Martens

Workbrain acquired by Infor in US$227 million deal

Acquisitive midmarket applications player Infor Global Solutions is at it again. The company announced Monday plans to purchase Canadian online workforce management software vendor Workbrain Corp. for around US$227 million in cash. Infor's

Published on: April 2nd, 2007 China Martens

GPL3 draft calls Microsoft-Novell deal ‘basically proprietary’

The Free Software Foundation Wednesday released the penultimate draft of its planned third version of a popular license for free and open-source software, the GNU general public license (GPL). Created by Richard Stallman

Published on: March 28th, 2007 China Martens

Oracle ponders version of App Express for business users

As Oracle Corp. debuted the latest release of Application Express on Monday, the company was already looking ahead to the next version of the free Web application development tool, which it hopes to

Published on: March 26th, 2007 China Martens

Oracle sues SAP over alleged illegal access to support systems

Oracle Corp. took its bitter rivalry with business applications vendor SAP AG up another notch, filing suit Thursday against SAP alleging violations of U.S. fraud legislation, unfair competition and civil conspiracy. "This case

Published on: March 22nd, 2007 China Martens

SOA standards inch closer to reality

BOSTON (IDG Newswire) - A group of 18 software vendors made good on their previous commitment to hand over service-oriented architecture specifications to standards bodies once those specifications, designed to make it easier

Published on: March 21st, 2007 China Martens