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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Microsoft creates a container for Windows

Windows Server Containers will be able to run applications specifically built for Windows Server and .Net

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Embarcadero moves RAD Studio beyond Windows

RAD Studio XE8 paves the way for app tethering and proximity-based beacon networks

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Oracle brings big data back to database administrators

The Oracle Data Integrator for Big Data gives DBAs a more familiar view of their big data collections

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Etsy borrows some HipHop help from Facebook

Etsy has moved from running PHP directly on the server to using Facebook's speedier open source PHP virtual machine

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Instagram gives Apple Watch developers a hand

Instagram has shared some of the code it used to create its own Apple Watch app.

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Enterprise bank accounts targeted in new malware attack

IBM has identified a new targeted attack, called Dyre Wolf, that has already bilked organizations of untold sums of money

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Lawyer cites government theft charges in bid for Silk Road retrial

Recent charges of embezzlement from Silk Road could give Ross Ulbricht a new trial, lawyer argues

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Chef serves up devops for the enterprise

The new Chef Delivery software can establish a pipeline for software development

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Microsoft consolidates enterprise editions of Visual Studio

Visual Studio Premium and Visual Studio Ultimate will be merged into a single Visual Studio Enterprise edition

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IBM to pump $3 billion into new IoT business unit

The IBM IoT Cloud Open Platform could ingest and analyze Internet of Things data for enterprises

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HP links Vertica and IDOL seeking better unstructured data analysis

The company built a connector server for the products, which it acquired separately in 2011

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Facebook speeds iPhone app dev wih React Native

The React Native framework takes advantaghe of many of iOS'es built-in capabilities

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Google refocuses Dart as a JavaScript helper

Google no longer plans to embed a Dart virtual machine within its Chrome browser

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Oracle customizes project management for lines of business

Government, financial services and construction are all getting custom project management software packages from Oracle

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HP boxes up the cloud for the enterprise

The HP Helion Rack provides a prepackaged cloud ready to run