IBM buys C

The move improves IBM's government IT strategy and heightens its rivalry with Oracle and SAP

Adobe Photoshop Touch for Android

Photoshop Touch brings finger-friendly image manipulation and core Photoshop tools to Android tablets

Synnex attempts to Solv the cloud and renewals

Distributor announces two VARnex partner programs at conference

CA drops regional channel programs for global approach

The vendor says the new program will help partners transition to solution-based selling

Adobe’s decision to ditch mobile Flash: What you need to know

Flash will still live on the desktop and, fret not, mobile Flash will still be patched

Windows XP loses record share as decline quickens

But 10 per cent of enterprises still using creaky OS have no plans to move to Windows 7

Vendor has US$115M in free software for MSPs

Ottawa's N-able expanded its freemium program recently in a push to help its managed service provider partners grow their customer bases

Autodesk adds cloud services for subscription customers

The company says the offerings make the subscription selling model more attractive, but limited storage may limit opportunity for some partners

RIM runs into trademark dispute over BBX name for future OS

A software company claims that the name BBX violates its trademark for a cross-platform development tool

SAP’s largest Business ByDesign engagement inked in Canada

Montreal's R3D Consulting is implementing ByDesign, and will likely resell it as well

IBM to acquire Toronto-based cloud vendor

Big Blue to acquire Platform Computing to extend reach of technical computing

Larry Ellison gives hook to Marc Benioff at Oracle OpenWorld

Benioff invited people to hear his speech on Wednesday at a San Francisco restaurant

Creative Cloud subscription service launched by Adobe

In a bombastic announcement at Adobe Max in Los Angeles, the company revealed its new strategy for collaboration, Adobe Creative Cloud

SAP boosts partner profits with Build and Sell program

Partners with customized analytic applications based on SAP Business Objects can earn additional revenue reselling it to other SAP partners, who can leverage their vertical expertise

Ellison unveils ‘Exalytics’ in-memory machine

The latest member of Oracle's family of software-and-hardware systems will target SAP's HANA platform

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