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Tibco goes to private equity firm for $4.3 billion

Just weeks after Tibco said it was looking at its long-term business options, the business intelligence software and middleware vendor disclosed Monday that it will be acquired by private equity firm Vista Equity Partners.

MANAGEMENT CENTRE

CAREERS

Chief analytics officer: The ultimate big data job?

As organisations seek to not simply corral data, but apply it strategically across the business, analytics experts are making their way into the C-suite.

IT GOVERNANCE

New role for CIOs: Governance for data analytics

There's a new Wild West to be tamed: all those (uncoordinated) data analytics projects sprouting throughout your organisation.

LEADERSHIP AND MGMT

The evolving CIO agenda

As technology and market changes surge, the CIO has become more critical than ever to an organisation's success. Speakers at this year's CIO100 event highlight steps to take in this shifting environment.

LEGAL

European Commission details grounds for Apple tax probe

The European Commission believes Apple could have received significant tax reductions from Irish authorities, and is focusing its investigation on tax rulings that favored two Apple subsidiaries, according to a newly revealed Commission document.

OUTSOURCING

7 ways to resolve IT outsourcing disputes before they happen

Follow these steps when negotiating your IT services contract to reduce the impact of disagreements — and potential litigation — on your business.

PROJECT MGMT

Rogue big data projects running wild across businesses

Marketing, sales and finance departments leading the charge.

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RESOURCE CENTRE

APPLICATIONS

SAM 'electronic lego for kids' project storms Kickstarter on day one

Modular IoT system teaches how to control and connect devices using code.

CLOUD COMPUTING

Oracle's cloud strategy sounds great. For 2012

The message, we hear over and over, is that Oracle is all-in on the cloud, acting as a trusted partner to bring enterprise workloads quickly and securely to the cloud. Which is really cool for Oracle and would make a huge difference if it were still, say, 2012.

DATA CENTER

Microsoft will offer locally hosted cloud services in India

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wooed India's government and banks on Tuesday with an offer to host cloud services including Azure and Office 365 in the country.

IMAGING AND PRINTING

3D printed skin holds promise for burn victims and others

The 3D printer is about the size of a microwave oven.

INDUSTRIES

EBay spins off PayPal into separate company

EBay's board of directors has approved a plan to separate the company's eBay and PayPal businesses into independent publicly traded companies next year.

INTERNET

EBay spins off PayPal into separate company

EBay's board of directors has approved a plan to separate the company's eBay and PayPal businesses into independent publicly traded companies next year.

MOBILE AND WIRELESS

Welcome to the age of pervasive supercomputing

The emergence of supercomputing in everyday life will require a new kind of literacy that will allow us to appreciate what the technology can — and can’t — do.

NETWORKING

Pioneer's rearview mirror gives drivers cloud data

If your car isn't smart and connected yet, Pioneer has a rearview mirror that can do the trick.

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Apple patches Bash vulnerability in OS X

Apple released a patch Monday for Shellshock, a serious software vulnerability disclosed last week, although the company had said it posed no risk to most users.

SECURITY

Internet criminals migrating to hide inside 'darknets' warns Europol

As if tackling the malware economy wasn't already hard enough, police forces face a massive task keeping tabs on the ‘darknet' of anonymisation services that are being used by criminals to hide themselves, Europol's latest Internet Organised Crime Assessment (iOCTA) has argued.

STORAGE

Building a healthy storage array

A poorly configured SAN was stifling innovation at Montefiore until an equipment and data overhaul was enacted, reports Hamish Barwick

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BLOGS

Apple follows

With the latest Apple launch, the consumer electronics market leader is now fast following, not leading.

Apple's iWatch will impact workforce enablement and customer interactions

Forrester's JP Gownder shares his expectations on the rumoured Apple's iWatch and the impact it will have on the workforce in this blog.

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