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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NEC aims at Big Data 'sweet spot' with new SAP Hana tool

The cluster-management software helps boost availability in the AWS cloud

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Citrix's 900 job cuts seen as 'defensive' move

It expects to save $90 million to $100 million per year as a result.

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EMC plans layoffs in wake of weakened outlook

The company didn't say how many employees will be let go

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Oracle Service Cloud gets more social

Access to an online customer's browsing history gives a fuller view of their experience

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IBM's SoftLayer chief departs amid cloud transition

Lance Crosby is leaving soon after IBM named a company veteran to a new cloud leadership role.

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New SAP Hana tool aims to put Big Data insights within closer reach

Featuring Hadoop support, the rapid-deployment service targets enterprise users with streaming and unstructured data

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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.