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Sage takes 21% stake in Salesforce partner Fairsail for $14.5M

Sage is investing £10 million ($14.5 million) for a 21 percent stake in Fairsail, a human capital management cloud provider built on Salesforce1.

SAP launches Solution Manager 7.2 to simplify implementation and operation of SAP S/4HANA

Enterprise app giant SAP has launched its SAP Solution Manager 7.2 with the aim of simplifying the implementation and operation of SAP S/4HANA.The SAP Solution Manager is a central hub where users can access management activities and access central information for all aspects of deployed products.

SIGFOX brings subscription-based IoT network to the US

SIGFOX, a French firm that offers a subscription-based network dedicated to Internet of Things devices, is bringing its IoT connectivity to the U.S. market.

Microsoft acquires Solair, aims to enhance enterprise IoT offerings

Microsoft has acquired Italian Internet of Things company Solair for an undisclosed consideration. Solair delivers IoT services to a range of industries such as manufacturing, retail, food and beverage, and transportation.

AngularBeans will support the upcoming Angular 2 update

AngularBeans, the popular web frameork that brings together Google's AngularJS and Oracle's Java EE to help developers build applications, is moving forward with plans to accommodate the forthcoming AngularJS 2 framework and support multiple containers, InfoWorld reported.

Microsoft's SQL Server 2016 will be generally available June 1, will come in 4 editions

Microsoft's SQL Server 2016 will be generally available on June 1, 2016, in four editions, a blog post announced Monday.

Oracle to acquire Opower, will become largest provider of cloud for utilities industry

Oracle has agreed to pay $532 million for Opower, which provides customer engagement and energy efficiency cloud services to utilities.

Need an efficiency boost? Microsoft Flow may be able to help with that

Microsoft has released Flow, a service that automates workflow connections, similar to If This Then That, but specific to Microsoft software. It also released PowerApps, a service that aims to simplify building apps for specific needs.

UPDATED: Intel may be moving away from mobile and tablets, but PCs still fit perfectly into the chip giant's plans

Intel is already making moves to close down its smartphone and tablet business, a move that has been rumored since Intel announce a radical restructuring just shy of two weeks ago. Still, others were confused about exactly what things would change as Intel's focus evolved, wondering if PCs might be next on the chopping block.   

Amazon's first-quarter public cloud earnings up 64% from last year

Jeff Bezos' cash cow in the cloud shows no signs of slowing down. Amazon's quarterly earnings report Thursday revealed that Amazon Web Services made $2.56 billion in revenue during the first quarter of 2016, even more of a windfall than expected.