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Joab Jackson covers enterprise software and general technology breaking news for the IDG News Service.

Google sets up cybercrime-busting task force

After unearthing the Heartbleed flaw, Google sets up a research group dedicated to finding vulnerabilities in Web software.

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IBM updates cloud strategy after CIA loss

IBM has brought 6,000 new customers to the cloud in the past year, according to the company

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New Relic's analysis service goes live

New Relic Insights could provide more information about how a business' customers use its apps and Web pages

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Actuate software offers free data analysis to enterprise business units

Departments can create reports and embed analysis results directly into Web pages, using a teaser version of Actuate's software

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Google gets a helping hand from Microsoft, IBM, Red Hat

Cloud rivals come together to develop a technology to help organizations manage their computerized work in the cloud

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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