The Maturation of the Cloud ERP Market


Oracle’s acquisition of NetSuite is a clear indication that the rapid adoption of cloud alternatives to traditional on-premises applications is shifting from front-office customer relationship management to back-office enterprise resource planning solutions. Now, the question will be whether Oracle can buy its way into a leadership position in this emerging marketplace. Due to increasing frustration with the cost and complexities of traditional on-premises financial management systems, CFOs have been looking for cloud-based alternatives.

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Microsoft admits it’ll miss 1 billion Windows 10 user target on time, blames mobile implosion

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Microsoft’s Windows 10 has enjoyed brisk adoption, but it isn’t going to hit its original one billion device target by 2018. Blame Windows 10 Mobile, which isn’t shifting nearly enough units to make up the difference.

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Windows 10 market share breaks 20 percent, but pace of growth still slowing

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Windows 10’s adoption rate has crept above to 20% line, at least intermittently. While that’s progress for Microsoft, the company appears to mostly be converting Windows 8 / 8.1 users, and the current adoption pace won’t push MS past its self-set 1 billion device target by July 29.

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Home Broadband Use Falls as Consumers Go Mobile


A recent Pew Research Center study found that adoption of traditional high-speed Internet in the U.S. has fallen to 67 percent, the lowest level since 2012. More consumers were using mobile phones, the study found. Thirteen percent of respondents said they were smartphone-only customers, compared with 8 percent in 2013. Fifteen percent of respondents said they have cut the cord on paid cable and satellite TV, largely because of the increased amount of streaming content available through other channels.

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iOS 9 distribution hits 70% in November as adoption rate slows

Article Image Apple saw iOS 9 adoption rates slow to a trickle in November, gaining only four percent in as many weeks, though total distribution is in line with past iOS releases at 70 percent.

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Citing rapid Apple Watch adoption, British Airways to launch wrist-friendly ticket scanners

Article Image British Airways has seen quick customer adoption of the Apple Watch for boarding passes, prompting the airliner to integrate new wrist-friendly ticket scanners at London’s Heathrow Airport starting this month.

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iOS 9's Apple News expands publisher reach as readership climbs toward 40 million

Article Image Apple News is already seeing strong adoption, with more than twice as many readers as Apple Music has listeners — no doubt because News is effortless to use, with no subscription plan or signup required. Apple is now expanding News app’s publisher base by publicly documenting its underlying “Apple News Format” specification.

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IBM saving $270 per Mac in support costs, says Apple's Tim Cook

Article Image IBM is benefiting hugely from its internal Mac adoption program, saving about $270 per Mac versus Windows PCs, Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a Tuesday fiscal results call.

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iOS users grow wary of updates, but more than 10 percent still got iOS 9 on day one

Apple flaunts the high adoption rates for the latest version of its mobile operating system every year, but the truth is, year after year, iOS users grow more wary of software updates.

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iOS 9 adoption at 12.5% and rising after 24 hours of availability

Adoption of Apple’s new iOS 9 mobile operating system reached 12.5 percent approximately 24 hours after launch, one analytics firm claims, a rate on track with last year’s iOS 8 debut.

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Windows 10 adoption up to 75M devices nearly one month after launch, Microsoft says

Adoption of Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system has already hit 75 million devices nearing the end of its first month, a marketing executive announced on Wednesday.

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iPhone marketshare surges for Apple in Europe, China during March quarter

Adoption of the iPhone was up globally during the March quarter, and in Europe was particularly influenced by people switching from Android devices, according to new smartphone market data published on Wednesday by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.



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Telecom industry slams FCC net neutrality move

The telecom industry on Thursday slammed the The Federal Communications Commission’s adoption of sweeping new Internet regulations, warning that the rules are a “radical step” that spells bad news for consumers and the economy.

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Apple's iOS 8 now on 72% of customer devices, nearly double any Android version

Adoption of Apple’s latest mobile operating system continues to grow, according to the company’s App Store statistics, with 72 percent of iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches now running on iOS 8 while no single version of Google’s Android has surpassed 40 percent.



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Apple spoke with UnitedHealth, Humana regarding HealthKit tie-up – report

As part of a campaign designed to drive adoption of its forthcoming HealthKit biomedical tracking platform, Apple has reportedly held broad-stroke discussions with major U.S. insurers UnitedHealth and Humana about potential partnerships.



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