Joab JacksonIDG News Service

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

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday brings a bounty of IE fixes

For this month's Patch Tuesday, Microsoft is fixing a critical vulnerability made public by HP last month.

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Google unleashes Docker management tools

At DockerCon, Google throws its weight behind the Docker container technology

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Red Hat gears RHEL for the long haul

The newly released RHEL 7 includes Docker containers and the new terabyte-scaled XFS file system

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Docker all geared up for the enterprise

Docker's rise has been so swift, many might be surprised its official launch happened Monday

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Progress puts money behind Node.js with Modulus buy

The Modulus Platform gives Progress an entry into the growing market for enterprise Node.js

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Graph databases find answers for the sick and their healers

The Neo4j graph database is proving to be popular in the medical community for connecting different entities.

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Tableau adds story lines to visual reports

Tableau 8.2 can attach a narrative to a series of data visualizations.

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Gazzang buy gives end-to-end encryption for Cloudera Hadoop

The acquisition means that industries with strong security regulations will be able to use Cloudera's Hadoop distribution

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Oracle focuses on prepping databases as a service

The latest release of Oracle Enterprise Manager focuses on enabling database as a service

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Apple unveils Swift, a new programming language for iOS, Mac

Developers at the Apple WWDC event enthusiastically applauded the introduction of the new Swift programming language

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IBM aims to bring faster development to the cloud

IBM is expanding its Bluemix cloud services to offer more agile development tools

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Apache lights a fire under Hadoop with Spark

Apache Spark might provide a faster alternative to Hadoop MapReduce

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IBM customizes cloud services for the enterprise

IBM is offering cloud services to cover patient care, customer data analysis and other specific industry processes

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PHP keepers plot radical revision of the language

Future versions of PHP may be compiled, thanks to the influence of Facebook engineers

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Microsoft goes public with browser development plans

A new site from Microsoft shows which Web standards will be supported in Internet Explorer.