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Microsoft publishes MS-DOS, Word for Windows source code

Microsoft publishes the source code for two of the programs upon which its business was founded.

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Serena Software sold to private equity firm HGGC

The company last sold in 2006 for US$1.2 billion

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BlackBerry's enterprise chief talks BES12

The software will end the 'fragmented experience' of BES10, he said

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BMC makes the help desk more social

Forums and status updates could greatly reduce service tickets, BMC promises

Intel moves deeper into software with server KVM tool

Intel said its Virtual KVM Gateway is server-agnostic and can handle up to 50 sessions simultaneously.

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Sencha launches Space to manage HTML5 apps on smartphones and tablets

The most advanced Enterprise version costs $7.99 per user, per month

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VMware acquires AirWatch to boost mobile device, application management

The company accelerates its client computing push with the addition of AirWatch's tools

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Piracy problems plague first iOS 7 jailbreak

The first iOS 7 jailbreak is here, but it arrived with some app piracy issues for Chinese users and no support for the Cydia app store.

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Dell and Red Hat team to sell enterprise OpenStack

Dell will sell a hardware system that runs Red Hat's OpenStack implemention

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Mozilla advises webmasters to implement X-Frame-Options security header

The header can easily solve many security problems, a Mozilla security engineer said

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Oracle becomes sponsor of OpenStack Foundation

Oracle says it knows customers don't want to be locked into proprietary cloud management tools.

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Microsoft's Desktop Optimization Pack gets Win 8.1 management capabilities

The suite of IT management tools also gained the ability to virtualize Office 2013.

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Flame graph shows computer system performance in a new light

A visualization technique called a flame graph can be effective for charting how system resources such as CPUs and memory are used.

Management vendors race to help move BlackBerry users to Android and iOS

Mobile management vendors like Good Technology and MobileIron are increasing efforts to pitch Android and iOS as alternatives to BlackBerry, thanks to improved security and management tools.

IBM applies predictive analysis to IT operations

Turning its considerable expertise in analytics to the study of IT operations, IBM has assembled a software package to help system administrators better pinpoint potential problems and performance issues, using many of IBM's tools for business intelligence, machine learning and data mining.