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Twitter courts mobile app developers with something like a platform

The commentary service could have simply said, please, please embed us in your apps, and here's an SDK, but don't violate our rules. Instead, Twitter went and did somethin' more clever-like.

Progress acquiring Telerik may stitch together next big PaaS platform

The CRM, PaaS and mobile app spaces are becoming dominated by companies that can do all three at once. In the interest of survival, maybe, Progress Software will put all three together.

'Lightning Man' demonstrates cross-platform mobile app builder

A man carrying a double-edged lightning bolt (insert appropriate ironic symbology here) attempted to upstage Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff with a 25-year-old idea. And he might have succeeded.

Not just Salesforce for Windows, Salesforce for Office

This week's Dreamforce 2014 kicked off with a Microsoft announcement. That fact alone reveals how dominant Salesforce has become in recent months.

Yes, Salesforce is launching an analytics cloud, already

It was the announcement that absolutely everyone knew ahead of time, but some of the real advancements in Salesforce's new Wave platform still remained surprises.

Dropbox's defense against password leak raises more questions than answers

Bloggers acting on public information do have a tendency to get the facts wrong. But Dropbox's effort to correct them, spearheaded by someone other than its PR team, pointed to some uglier facts.

Sprint to partner with Ping Identity for mobile single sign-on

One of the main complaints about pre-loading business smartphones with mobile productivity apps has been addressed, with an option that moves authentication inside the corporate network.

Is ForecastThis' ML Solver a predictive analyst or fortune teller?

It may very well be a supremely useful automation tool for the emerging field of data scientists who need to test mathematical models without building them manually. But that's not the message its vendor is sending.

Windows 10: Our first real glimpse of Enterprise Windows in 2015

Okay, so the Start Menu is back, but is Microsoft on its way to making a desktop that workers will want to use instead of their iPads? We peek a little more closely under the covers.

Personalizing a million email messages is hard, observes Ovum's Gerry Brown

It's easy to outline the "customer journey" if you think about it as drawing boxes and arrows. Multiply that job by one million customers, and tell us how easy it is.