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Joab Jackson covers enterprise software and general technology breaking news for the IDG News Service.

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HP breaks Autonomy IDOL into discrete services

IDOL functions such as sentiment detection and entity extraction will be available as discrete services

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Atlassian packages Git aid kit for the enterprise

The development tools provider has also updated its Jira issue tracking tool

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Facebook removes C++ lint with new analysis tool

Facebook has open sourced its Flint static analysis tool, which supports the latest version of C++

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Microsoft TypeScript graduates to Visual Studio

TypeScript offers a way to organize JavaScript code for large programming projects

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Novell goes large for ZENworks update

ZENWorks 11 Support Pack Three comes with improved scalability and additional auditing capabilities

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IBM buys NoSQL cloud provider Cloudant

IBM's Cloudant purchase will bring the CouchDB NoSQL database into IBM's SoftLayer global cloud

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IBM begins moving software portfolio to the cloud

IBM's BlueMix project aims to bring all of IBM's cloud services together under a single architecture

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Microsoft Azure continues enterprise push with private on-ramps

After a slow start, Microsoft Windows Azure is finally gaining a foothold in the emerging cloud marketplace

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Joyent offers Canonical-customized Ubuntu as a cloud service

Cloud service Joyent envisions more hybrid deployments using both Linux and SmartOS

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Informatica promises speedier report development

Informatica 9.6 borrows a few techniques from agile development to hasten the delivery of business intelligence

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BMC makes the help desk more social

Forums and status updates could greatly reduce service tickets, BMC promises

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IBM, AT&T pair to offer 'Internet of things' systems

Cities and utility companies could benefit from large sensor-based data collection systems

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How the NIST cybersecurity framework can help secure the enterprise

The NIST cybersecurity framework can set expectations for the appropriate level of security

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HP offers private app catalogs for enterprises

HP Access Catalog stores an organization's mobile apps so they can be easily downloaded by employees onto their own devices

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Chromebooks can now run Windows desktops, via VMware

Organizations will be able to run their Windows applications on Google Chromebooks with VMware's new desktop virtualization service