Joab Jackson

U.S. Correspondent

Joab Jackson covers enterprise software and general technology breaking news for the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.

Microsoft Edge browser gets its first critical patches

ACLU urges court to block NSA's continued phone records collection

ACLU urges court to block NSA's continued phone records collection

The intelligence agency continues to collect phone records under a 180-day transition period, which the ACLU is contesting

Microsoft bulks up Azure virtual machines

Microsoft bulks up Azure virtual machines

The new GS-series line of Azure virtual machines offers up to 64 terabytes of storage and can deliver 2,000 MBs of throughput to the backend storage

VMware pitches network virtualization for better security

VMware pitches network virtualization for better security

Virtualization, including network virtualization, is the missing piece of the puzzle for securing an enterprise, the VMware CEO said at VMworld

Developers can now use Embarcadero's RAD Studio for Windows 10 apps

Developers can now use Embarcadero's RAD Studio for Windows 10 apps

Embarcadero released RAD Studio 10 Seattle, a big upgrade of its rapid application development platform

VMware rounds out data center virtualization stack

VMware rounds out data center virtualization stack

VMware has added more components to its software-defined data center, updating vCloud, NSX and its OpenStack distribution

Intel reveals big data's dirty little secret

Intel reveals big data's dirty little secret

To get value from big data, enterprises need systems that require less assembly and expertise to run, an Intel exec said

Yahoo woos mobile developers with help on ads, reporting

Yahoo woos mobile developers with help on ads, reporting

Yahoo has updated its mobile development suite to give programmers more tools to build out their apps, including the introduction of real-time analytics, a way to embed advertisements, and connectivity to Tumblr

Google's container management service exits beta, gets uptime guarantee

Google's container management service exits beta, gets uptime guarantee

Google is now offering the Google Container Service, allowing customers to run full micro-services architecture on the Google Cloud

IBM extends Spectrum storage line into the cloud

IBM extends Spectrum storage line into the cloud

IBM augments its software-defined Spectrum line of storage offerings with integrated cloud capabilities

Salesforce platform gets a new look and feel

Salesforce is updating its user interface, offering customers a modern cross-platform design with greater flexibility.

Mozilla offers app to create Web pages on smartphones

It's for Android devices and available currently in four languages: Bengali, Brazilian Portuguese, English, and Indonesian

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