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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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

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Google stops using annoying 'interstitial' mobile app ads

Most users faced with one simply abandon the mobile site they were trying to visit, Google found

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Don't forget that meeting! Slack adds Google Calendar integration so you won't

Users can set custom reminders before events and get a daily digest each morning

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100 petabytes: How Google’s huge freebie promotes its Nearline cloud backup service

Google, with its sights fixed firmly on Amazon, is using this freebie--and the promise of faster service--to lure corporate customers.

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Dropbox adds team-communication muscle with Clementine buy

An integrated experience could be on the way

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Nokia Here said to be snatched up by Audi, BMW and Daimler for $2.7B

The company's digital mapping technology is considered a critical element of self-driving cars.

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Square's new Dashboard app can help you track your sales

Data can be viewed in real time and by item, category, location or period of time

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Airbnb sharpens business focus with new software suite

A management dashboard and centralized billing aim to make corporate travel easier

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Oracle's new HCM Cloud adds an array of 'work-life' tools

Updated release also bolsters the software's analytics capabilities

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IBM Watson's next trick: Helping you write better

Tone Analyzer can help tweak the attitude in that email before you hit 'send'

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Microsoft snaps up FieldOne to enrich Dynamics CRM

The move is a 'no-brainer,' one analyst says

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BitTorrent teams with Onehub for 'hybrid' enterprise file-sharing service

Onehub Sync aims to combine the best of the cloud and peer-to-peer worlds

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SAP gives SQL Anywhere a fresh IoT injection

Version 17 can tailor its performance to a wide variety of IoT platforms