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IE7 to be distributed via Automatic Updates

Microsoft announced that IE7 will be distributed via automatic updates. This will be very interesting to watch ... I hope they do some real testing before getting this bad boy out there.

Google buys writely

It was only a matter of time. Writely announced today that they are now part of Google. Another undeniable proof that Google = Web 2.0

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EU approves Oracle's purchase of Siebel

Business software maker Oracle won permission from the European Commission on Thursday to buy rival Siebel Systems in a $5.8 billion deal.

Since January, Oracle has closed seven acquisitions, including its recently completed $10.6 billion hostile takeover of PeopleSoft.

If the deal closes, Oracle--the No. 1 database maker--will be running neck-and-neck with SAP to lay claim as the world's biggest CRM software seller, market researchers IDC and AMR have said.

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