Katherine NoyesU.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service

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Katherine Noyes has been an ardent geek ever since she first conquered Pyramid of Doom on an ancient TRS-80. Today she covers enterprise software in all its forms, with an emphasis on Linux and open source software.

Google's restructuring will let new ventures shine

The new Alphabet restructuring should mean more transparency, and more insight into what's working and what isn't at Google.

That ad blocker you love? It's costing publishers a pretty penny


Websites will lose almost $22 billion this year thanks to the ubiquitous tools

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Oracle's new 'PULA' license promises unlimited database use in perpetuity

'We have seen them in the wild,' one consultant confirms

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Attack on Sabre reportedly conducted by Anthem, OPA hackers

American Airlines has been investigating its own systems, but there's no evidence of a breach so far, it says

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Microsoft, Salesforce.com join $5.3 billion Informatica buyout

A new CEO takes the helm at the newly private data-integration firm

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IBM's new $1B acquisition will help Watson 'see'

The addition of Merge's imaging data could advance personalized medicine, IBM says

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UK government reportedly working to end its reliance on Oracle

The request is 'bad advice,' says one analyst

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IBM launches new services to help enterprises embrace Macs

Companies can order Macs and have them delivered directly to employees without the need for additional setup, imaging or configuration

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Salesforce taps Instagram's new API with tailored marketing tools

Marketing Cloud users now have easier access to Instagram's 300 million users

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Microsoft buys sales-gamification startup with eye to CRM combo

Incent Games' software will be integrated into Microsoft's Dynamics CRM offering

New Google Glass for businesses will reportedly attach to other eyewear

A consumer-focused version of Google Glass is also said to be in the works.

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Android for Work gains mobile-carrier support

Blackphone maker Silent Circle has also jumped on board

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Using Watson, IBM and CVS aim to predict when your health is about to decline

New effort focuses on chronic diseases such as hypertension, heart disease and asthma

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Adobe's new Digital Publishing suite puts the focus on mobile content

No code is necessary to develop branded apps, the company says

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Salesforce tools let customers snap together new mobile apps

Modular components can be snapped together using a drag-and-drop interface