Joab JacksonU.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service

Joab Jackson covers enterprise software and general technology breaking news for the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.

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AWS rolls out enterprise document storage and sharing

The service, called Zocalo, was highlighted at an Amazon Web Services event

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Microsoft debuts cloud storage service for enterprises

Microsoft is including a new service for its storage appliances to back up data on its Azure cloud

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Python bumps off Java as top learning language

Eight out of the top 10 universities now use Python to introduce programming, a researcher has found

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Facebook uses functional programming to make News Feeds run smoothly

Functional programming has been instrumental in helping debug complex code issues, one Facebook development team has found

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Microsoft acquires software for debugging Unity games

Microsoft plans to fold the UnityVS debugger into Visual Studio

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Sparc and Windows get more love in Oracle VM update

Oracle VM 3.3 supports larger pages and can speed Windows operations with paravirtualized drivers

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CoreOS Linux does away with the upgrade cycle

CoreOS launches a commercially supported version of its Linux distribution and vows to do away with manual upgrading.

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With components, Google agitates for a revolution in Web development

At Google I/O, the company urged developers to rethink Web pages in a componentized, composable programming model.

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Oracle fortifies integration suite for mobile work

Oracle SOA Suite 12c now supports the JSON and REST formats, and updates FTP management

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Google woos cloud developers with new tools

Google now offers debugging, tracing and monitoring tools for apps running on Google Cloud Platform

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Google service analyzes live streaming data

Google Cloud Dataflow can analyze both streaming and batched data with the same programming models

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Build mobile apps directly within the Firefox browser

A new code editor from Mozilla allows developers to build and test mobile apps from within a browser window

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Google, Microsoft clouds now cover MongoDB

MongoDB adds new cloud services to its already successful run of being hosted on the Amazon cloud

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ISC: Cray makes Lustre palatable for storage administrators

Cray folds the ornery Lustre into its tiered storage management software

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SC500: China wins a slowing supercomputer race

China's Tianhe-2 once again tops the list of the world's most powerful supercomputers