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In crowded cloud storage market, Seagate shutters cloud startup Wuala

Swiss cloud storage provider Wuala announced yesterday its plans to shutdown, according to a blog post from the company.

Oracle updates Service Cloud, Social Cloud so companies can analyze customer comments

Tech giant Oracle rolled out Monday new features for its Service Cloud and Social Cloud – all with the intention of creating a better way for companies to harness customer data and feedback via social channels.

Linux Foundation, IBM beef up efforts around Linux on mainframes

Today at LinuxCon, The Linux Foundation announced a new initiative aimed at mainframe users, the Open Mainframe Project. IBM is contributing code to the project and announced new mainframe packages. 

Windows 10 comes to the Mac, with Boot Camp update

Apple updated Boot Camp so that users can run Windows 10 on Macs running OS X Yosemite.

Finally, historical Twitter search

Twitter is making it possible for businesses to search tweets as far back as the first tweet ever sent. On Tuesday, Twitter released its Full-Archive Search API, enabling vendors to let users search the entire history of Twitter.

Microsoft, Salesforce invest in Informatica

Both Microsoft and Salesforce gave Informatica a big stamp of approval by becoming strategic investors in the company.

News Scan: Number of IoT devices will triple to 38.5 billion; Twitter earnings statement reveals 61% revenue increase; More

The top news stories for July 29, 2015.

Industry Insider: Understanding the role of the chief data officer

The more fragmented a company's data, the more difficult it is to manage and protect, and the more likely it is that sensitive data could be compromised. This is driving growing interest at many organizations for the appointment of a chief data officer.

New Cortana Analytics Suite aims to be one-stop analytics shop

Deriving true value from big data and data analytics are still pipe dreams for many organizations, which is why Microsoft hopes its new Cortana Analytics Suite will help organizations better unify big data with business intelligence.

News Scan: Amount of obsolete tech in use on the rise; Bill Veghte named CEO at SurveyMonkey; More

The top news stories for July 8, 2015.