Oracle Buys Australian Software Firm for $1.2B
The acquisition of Aconex will "significantly advance" Oracle's push to expand its cloud-based software offerings for managing construction projects.
CenturyLink Upgrades Network With Level 3 Buy
The $25 billion deal will significantly expand CenturyLink's fiber optic capability and increase its share of the enterprise market for network services.
Baidu Sales Surge 33% on Mobile Ad Growth
Mobile accounts for about two-thirds of the Chinese firm's search traffic in a country that has more mobile than PC users.
Companies’ Investment Plans: From Diggers to Data Centers
Computers, research, and software will be the big-ticket items in 2016.
EU Steps Closer to Adopting Data Privacy Rules
Privacy advocates see the rules as a model for the rest of the world but tech firms fear harm to their businesses.
St. Louis Fed Confirms Hacker Attack on Website
Cybersecurity expert says the hack was a "great way" to obtain users' passwords and email addresses.
Amazon Nixes Another ‘Click Through’ State
Amazon adds Vermont to its growing hit list of states that have passed laws requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes.
Criminals Posing as CFOs to Commit Wire Fraud
They hack into companies' email, pretend to be senior executives and direct employees to make bogus financial transactions.
Ten IT-Enabled Business Trends for the Decade Ahead
As technological change accelerates and adoption rates soar, ten pivotal trends loom large on the top-management agenda.
The High Price of Potential
A study of the Internet industry has found at least a little rhyme, if no reason, to the insane Net company valuations.
Guru of the New Economy
Worried about keeping up with the dot-coms? Top business strategist Adrian Slywotzky offers plenty of sage advice.