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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VMware launches virtual SAN software

VMware's vSAN software harvests unused storage space on servers to park virtual disks

Microsoft Patch Tuesday rounds up IE flaws

Microsoft issues its penultimate round of patches for Windows XP.

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HP gains traction with augmented reality service

The HP AR service, called Aurasma, has been used by 40,000 customers to provide interactive sessions on portable devices

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Xen hypervisor moves into ARM space

Xen jumps in front of Hyper-V and VMware ESX in offering full virtualization for ARM systems

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Android malware detection boosted by university research

Researchers from North Carolina State University have found a way to monitor for Android malware with very low overhead

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Tableau folds Splunk data into business analysis

A new connector provides a way to import Splunk data into Tableau's business intelligence platform

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Red Hat to take on Microsoft with .NET hosted service

Through a partnership with Uhuru, Red Hat will offer Microsoft .NET and SQL Server as cloud services

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NIST seeks to bring rigor to data science

NIST plans to develop a framework to help different industries better understand and use big data

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Red Hat polishes business process management suite

Red Hat BPM Suite 6 features a new user interface from the company's 2012 Polymita acquisition

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Wind River updates VxWorks OS to join 'Internet of things'

VxWorks features a modular architecture and the option to run a 20KB micro-kernel.

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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