Katherine NoyesU.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service Follow me on Google+

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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Oracle and Samsung said to be teaming up for mobile cloud delivery

Like the recent IBM-Apple deal, this union could bring benefits to both companies as they target enterprise mobile users.

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Box rides high on Wall Street’s warm welcome

The company's shares on Friday traded as much as 77 percent above the set IPO price.

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Sony delays earnings report in wake of hack attack

Damage to its network systems means some data won't be ready, it says.

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As Box's IPO looms, so do its challenges

Friday could bring a 'wild trading day' as the cloud storage company finally reaches its long-awaited milestone.

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Ravello promises enterprises cross-cloud app flexibility

Newly infused with a fresh $28 million in funding, this startup is betting its future on 'nested virtualization' technology.

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Dropbox boosts mobile talent with CloudOn buy

The latest in the cloud-storage company's shopping spree also delivers a ready-made presence in Israel.

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10 reasons to try Zorin OS 9, the Linux OS that looks like Windows

Zorin OS 9 is designed to ease the transition from Windows and Mac OS users, with a choice of interfaces to resemble popular operating systems. Check out this user-friendly alternative OS here.

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11 ways LXLE Linux will make you forget all about XP

The lightweight, speedy and feature-packed LXLE 14.04 can breathe new life into your old XP hardware.

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10 awesome improvements in Linux Mint 17

Take a tour through the coolest features of this LTS release.

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Linux pros use tweak tools to customize their OS, and so can you

Customize everything from fonts and icons to search functionality and Web apps with these third-party helpers.

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Security and quality top companies' reasons for using open source

Survey results could indicate a sea change in small businesses' attitudes toward proprietary software.

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Ubuntu 14.04 beta 1 offers a sneak peek at 'Trusty Tahr'

Here's a glimpse of what's in store for Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu and Ubuntu GNOME.

What you need to know about the GnuTLS Linux bug

A flaw similar to Apple's 'goto fail' bug leaves many Linux variants vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks.

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Ubuntu phones on track for 2014 after all

Canonical aims to have the top 50 apps available at launch.

Zorin OS 7: This may be the Linux distro you're looking for

This popular OS is designed to make the transition easy for Windows users.