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.

Microsoft Patch Tuesday gives attackers a roadmap to XP vulnerabilities

Microsoft has issued eight bulletins that fix 13 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer and Office

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Red Hat fortifies OpenStack suite, eases management for enterprise users

Red Hat has updated its OpenStack distro to the latest edition, and has partnered with NetApp and eNovance to advance OpenStack

Microsoft Azure tools aim to help companies manage hybrid clouds

At its annual Tech Ed conference, Microsoft has released a range of hybrid cloud administration tools and services

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Netcraft: Microsoft closes in on Apache Web server lead

The monthly Web survey also shows bumps in Nginx and Microsoft Azure usage

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Zend eases API development with Apigility

The PHP-based Apigility handles many of the routine tasks involved in building an API

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HP to invest $1 billion in open cloud services

The new HP Helion line will encompass the full breadth of the company's enterprise cloud offerings

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HP jumps into OpenStack fray with new Helion distribution

HP's OpenStack will be the cornerstone of the company's new Helion line of cloud services and products

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GitHub challenges Emacs, Vim with new Atom text editor

Atom allows developers to extend the text editor to speed their own workflows

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R gets commercial support just in time for big-data boom

For under $800 per year, Revolution Analytics can answer all your R-related questions

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IBM puts all its cloud services in one place

Behind a new online portal, IBM offers its IaaS, PaaS and SaaS offerings

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BMC automates the mainframe change ticket

A plug-in for BMC Control-M batch scheduler provides a faster way to validate changes to complex mainframe systems

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Former GitHub CEO quits after harassment investigation

Tom Preston-Werner says he'll 'fight any further false claims to the full extent of the law'

Microsoft to close Nokia acquisition Friday

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Microsoft is now in the smartphone business, with models for both Windows Phone and Android

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Telerik frees HTML5 collection of components

The package includes all the features in the commercial Kendo UI Mobile package

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Netcraft tool flags websites affected by Heartbleed

The new browser plug-in can identify Web sites that maybe vulnerable to the OpenSSL bug