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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Slack goes way beyond 'like' with new emoji 'reactions'

The tired, old thumbs-up symbol is positively dull by comparison.

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Oracle unwraps VM VirtualBox 5.0 with focus on security

Disk-image encryption is now included in the virtualization software

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A bigger, faster Google Glass is headed for the workplace

A new business version of Google Glass will sport a larger prism display and an Intel Atom processor, reports suggest.

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Got remote workers? This new website can help you manage them

Remote.co offers tips and best practices on topics like BYOD and productivity

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Facebook to use all renewable energy in its next data center

It will invest at least $500 million in a 110-acre site in Texas

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OwnCloud's new encryption framework gives enterprises more flexibility

A modular approach makes it easier to switch encryption algorithms and keys

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Scott McNealy sees gold in the hills of social data

Now head of Wayin, the former Sun CEO aims to wrest enterprise value from all the chatter


Beware, VPN users: You may not be as safe as you think you are

Thanks to IPv6 leakage, your data could be out there for anyone to see.

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Salesforce sweetens the deal for growing SMBs with new Desk.com edition

Business Plus release focuses on enabling scalability

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Workday spans finance and HR with real-time planning tool

The new offering taps Workday's in-memory architecture

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Oracle seeks to simplify e-store creation, management with new Commerce Cloud

Pre-integrated features include payments, design templates and SEO

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Scott McNealy on privacy: You still don't have any

Big government is the biggest threat to privacy, the ex-Sun chief warns

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New Salesforce line helps enterprises deliver in-app customer support

An offering for SMBs is also on the way

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Slack rides high on early valuations

The team messaging site now boasts 1.1 million daily active users