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.

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New query language could turn log files into business insights

There's gold in them thar hills of log data, Logentries says

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Salesforce doubles down on big data with new analytics tool

Through a variety of partnerships, Wave for Big Data aims to open new data sources to Salesforce's Analytics Cloud

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The cost of a data breach has jumped 23 percent in two years

Affected organizations today pay 23 percent more than they would have in 2013

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Box wins DoJ contract in latest federal coup

Providing mobile access for agency staffers will be a key part of its mandate

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Rubrik adds $41m in funding, releases backup appliance

The company's r300 Series hybrid cloud appliance is now generally available

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Thieves stole data on 100,000 taxpayers through IRS app

They first dug up Social Security data, dates of birth and street addresses through other sources

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Google gives Android developers new tools for tracking app performance

Now in alpha, 'Fetch as Google' aims to help developers confirm that an app URI works and see how Google renders it

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Salesforce Community Cloud gets recommendation tool to boost engagement

The update also lets companies create their own communities complete with custom apps

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MemSQL makes its in-memory database available to all

Real-time, distributed geospatial intelligence is also included in the new MemSQL 4

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'Attack of the Data Silos 2': Coming soon to an enterprise near you

ERP was supposed to get rid of the silo problem, but today's do-it-yourself analytics trend threatens to bring it back


Dropbox evolves into a universal app for Windows PCs, phones, and tablets

New features for designers, meanwhile, promises better image handling

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Egnyte takes a 'mobile-first' approach to cloud storage with new enterprise suite

Revamped app offering supports the Apple Watch

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Tableau revs its analytics engines with an online speed injection

Also new in Tableau Online 9.0 is a sync feature for on-premises data

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SAP journeys to simplicity, but customers still live in a complex world

In a world where enterprise software is anything but simple, SAP is betting its future on a different approach

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Oracle zeroes in on Hadoop data with new analytics tool

New offering focuses on spatial and graph capabilities