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Scientists have created a breed of cocaine-proof mice. Good, we'll no longer have to worry about all the mice with inflamed nostrils we see around the house, snorting any bit...

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Ivanka Trump at the Tribeca Film FestivalI suspect that having it announced nationally that the Microsoft tablets are not working on the Patriot's sideline in last Sunday's playoff game is not the publicity the company was seeking. I can see the messages: "Your computer should work all the way through, not just on the surface. Get an iPad!" Or "Don't Just Scratch the Surface of Computing Power": From the Bob Scott Fake Ad department.

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DynamicsDynamics revenue for the second quarter ended December 31 rose by 3 percent over the prior year, Microsoft said in its earnings report this week. The company, which does not breakout revenue numbers for the software line, said that was primarily because of the year-over-year doubling of the sale of seats for Dynamics CRM Online The totals were depressed by about 8 percent by the impact of currency changes.

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Zach Nelson, NetSuite NetSuite ended the year on December 31 with most important metrics changed in double digits. That includes its GAAP and non-GAAP losses, revenue, expenses and the average size of the company's SuiteCommerce deals. "We saw the average selling price actually double," CEO Zach Nelson said during this week's earnings webcast. The company also saw a record number of OneWorld deals. 

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NetSuite has signed m-Hance, a reseller based in the United Kingdom, to the NetSuite Solution Provider Partner Program. m-Hance is a Microsoft VAR that handles Dynamics GP and CRM and which will market NetSuite through its newly created HighCloud Solutions division. San Mateo, Calif.-based NetSuite also named five resellers on the European continent. But m-Hance is the most high-profile win.

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Christophe Haugen, Unit4Unit4 has named Christophe Haugen as EVP Strategy and Operations. The Utrecht, Netherlands-based financial software company says Haugen is "responsible for driving strategy, corporate development and continuous business improvement across the global business." He was with Bain & Company from September 2007 until taking the job with Unit4. Since July 2012, he was a senior principal in Bain's European Private Equity and technology practices.

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