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Software AG’s Stanimira Koleva now makes a move to Citrix
Stanimira Koleva, who joined Software AG in July 2015 after about two years at Microsoft Corp, has now joined Citrix Inc as group vice president of sales and services for its Asia Pacific and Japan region.
Apple launches bug bounty programme
Apple follows Google and Microsoft by launching its first official public bug bounty programme. The amount of bug bounty varies depending on the type of bug found. It could be as much as US$200,000 if you catch a bug in the Apple secure boot system.  
Making DevOps a core competency
When companies set on a path for ‘agile’ IT and give up the safety and accuracy of traditional IT, this destabilises company transformation progress – the goal is to have a balance of both strategies in an organisation, writes Gavin Selkirk of BMC Software.
What does Yahoo! bring to Verizon?
Edwin Yapp takes a lot look at what the much-talked about buyout of Yahoo! by Verizon Communications means to both companies.
Microsoft proves there is life after Windows
Microsoft posted revenues of US $20.6 billion in the fourth quarter of its 2016 financial year. All product segments were profitable including Bing, Azure Cloud and Surface devices.  
Microsoft wins against US government – for now
Overseas data need not be handed to US government US government might appeal ruling to Supreme Court    
Windows Server 2016 arriving soon
Technical previews promise many new features Multiple licensing schemes and easy upgrades   THE wait is almost over. Although not an official date, it is now clear that Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 will launch at Microsoft’s Ignite conference later this year.  
Most people believe technology can lead to better living: Microsoft survey
7 in 10 people believe that technology will be a catalyst in improving the quality of life, according to a survey by Microsoft Corp, which also found Singapore as the most admired city in Asia Pacific.
So, honestly: Does buying LinkedIn make sense (or cents) for Microsoft?
So Microsoft is buying LinkedIn in for a whopping US$26bil! Most analysts are sceptical because of the pricetag and Microsoft’s poor M&A track record, but others are seeing a surprising synergy there.
Is LinkedIn doomed to be a Microsoft turkey?
Microsoft's purchase of Linkedin for US $26.2 billion caught a lot of people by surprise. But the acquisition makes no sense when you consider the overlap between the customers of both companies. Linkedin's future profitability is also doubtful.  
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