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Workday targets professional services with new suite

Featuring both finance and HR capabilities, it aims to deliver a one-stop alternative for companies focused on billable projects

New SAP cloud app targets finance professionals

Built on Hana, this application aims to give CFOs and other planners a consumer-like experience


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Are Americans Really Addicted to Mobile Banking?

The number of laptop, smartphone, tablet and phablet owners who regularly use their gadgets for mobile banking is rising rapidly, according to a recent report. But the numbers don’t add up, writes CIO.com's Al Sacco.

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IRS Opens Free File Portal for E-Filing of Tax Returns, But Only for Those of Modest Means

E-filing federal tax returns is free for people whose needs are simple. Get all the details here--and easy access to a variety of free tax software from top providers.

CA Clarity Now Reflects the Impact of IT Budget Changes

With what-if planning capabilities, CA's PPM software can now show the cost of the road not (yet) taken

Infor plots move into cloud financials in strike against Workday

Financials Xi will provide a broad and modern suite of applications with no need to 'bolt-on' more, Infor says

17 Ways to Hate Microsoft Outlook 2013 Less

Few software products draw such universal -- and deserved -- scorn as Outlook 2013. Here’s how to tame the beast

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World Tech Updaate, July 24, 2014

Coming up on WTU Facebook reports huge sales, Apple patents a smart watch and a space robot gets some updates. Follow host Nick Barber on Twitter @nickjb

Most U.S. Credit Cards Will Have Microchips by End of 2015

The long expected migration of the U.S. payment system to the Europay MasterCard Visa smartcard standard finally appears to be gathering steam.

SAP Unveils Plan for 'simple' Cloud Financial App Suite

Simple Finance will be powered by SAP's Hana Enterprise Cloud service

25 Years of Microsoft Office Roadkill

Love it or hate it, Microsoft Office has torn up the competition, leaving all manner of software carrion in its wake.

12 Chrome Extensions Power Users Will Love

These dozen add-on tools will help you harness and extend the power of Chrome.

SAP Giving Ariba an In-memory Energy Boost with Hana

More details will be revealed at the Sapphire conference in June

Oracle legal letter prompts closure of independent JD Edwards help site

'I don't fancy going up against charges from Oracle's legal teams,' webmaster says

Rimini Street Diversifies with Cloud Services for Workday, Salesforce.com

The move may be a hedge against a negative outcome in Oracle's intellectual-property lawsuit against Rimini

IRS: Bitcoin is Property Not Money

The IRS today tried to clear up some of the ongoing row about how bitcoin and other virtual currencies would be treated come tax time.

Tax Guide 2014: The Best Online Services for Tackling Your 1040

More than a dozen tax prep services promise to minimize hassles and maximize refunds. Here are our picks for every type of filer.

Happy Returns: The Safe Way to E-File Your Taxes

Online tax prep and filing services are available on more devices than ever. Here's how to make sure convenience doesn't come at a cost.

Are iPhones the New International Currency?

When traveling to a foreign country, the exchange rate may not always be in your favor, but your iPhone is as good as gold -- and with the markup you can charge, it may be better than gold.

Gates Sells Another 20M Shares; Lead Over Ballmer Shrinks to Nearly Nothing

Bill Gates has sold another 20 million shares of the company he co-founded, taking $752 million out of his shrinking Microsoft portfolio.

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