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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Blackberry delves deeper into security with AtHoc purchase

The BlackBerry Security Summit shows a company now focused on offering end-to-end security for governments and business

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IBM moves open source business software to the cloud

The DeveloperWorks Open site will initially host 50 IBM open source software projects

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Five arrested in JPMorgan hacking case

Bloomberg sources claim a recent set of arrests are related to the 2014 JPMorgan computer compromise affecting 83 million people

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Google releases a cloud manager ready for the enterprise

With Kubernetes, Google wants to help enterprises adopt a container-based micro-services architecture

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New industry group to bring web-scale tech to the enterprise

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation will develop software for creating a 'micro-services' architecture

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Microsoft Visual Studio understands a world beyond Windows

Visual Studio 2015 comes with Roslyn, Microsoft's next-generation compiler technology

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CoolaData offers behavorial analytics as a cloud service

Based on the Google Cloud Platform, CoolaData provides a complete data warehouse as an online service

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Microsoft rallies partners around cloud, mobile, Windows 10

At the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Orlando, COO Kevin Turner bashed Google and traditional IT companies

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday waves goodbye to Windows Server 2003

Microsoft scrambled to cover a vulnerability unearthed in last weekend's Hacking Team breach.

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CA Technologies embraces devops with updated tools

CA's application management and infrastructure management software can now work together

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IBM introduces Watson to Africa and the Middle East

IBM partners with Abu Dhabi development company Mubadala to introduce Watson services in the region

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Microsoft's Cortana Analytics aims to democratize big data

Cortana Analytics will unify a number of different Microsoft data processing technologies, such as machine learning and stream processing

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Nvidia attempts to ease the path to deep learning

Nvidia's newly updated Digits software now has a graphical user interface and can build models using up to 4 GPUs at a time

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How Instagram spots a trend

Instagram relies on simple automated analysis of hashtags to understand the hot topics among its users

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Microsoft streamlines hybrid cloud operations with new tools

The company has embedded its cloud Operations Management Suite into System Center, and has enhanced its Azure backup offerings