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November 3, 2010: 8:13 AM ET

Every day, the Fortune staff spends hours poring over tech stories, posts, and reviews from all over the Web to keep tabs on the companies that matter. We've assembled the day's most newsworthy bits below.

  • Google engineering manager Paul Rademacher. Photo: Twitter

    Paul Rademacher, maker of "the first true Web 2.0 application," is leaving Google. Rademacher, an engineering manager for Google Maps, made his name with HousingMaps.com, which mashed up Google Maps with Craigslist data. (TechWhack)

  • Oracle picked up Art Technology Group (ATG), a provider of ecommerce software and ecommerce optimization apps, for $1 billion. "This acquisition builds upon our dedication to offer the most complete and integrated suite of best-of-breed software applications and technologies required to power the most demanding companies in the world in every industry," said Oracle Executive VP Bob Weiler. (IT Pro)
  • Dell is buying U.S. cloud-computing services company Boomi to boost its ability to provide software over computer networks. The terms have not been revealed. (Cache Valley Daily)
  • ChoiceVendor founder and CEO Yan-David Erlich is leaving LinkedIn barely two months after his startup was acquired by the professional social network for personal reasons. LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, who's said the purchase was mainly for company talent, isn't pleased. More
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