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Fedora 22 arrives with polish, faster package management

Fedora 22 dumps Yum in favor of the faster DNF; back to 6-month release cycle.

Google seeks to reinvent email as Gmail users approach a billion users

Google hopes to change email with Inbox service that exists on top of Gmail.

Smartsheet keeps boxing events on schedule for producer Top Rank

Top Rank, a business that does promotions and production for world championship boxing matches, turns to Smartsheet to juggle all the details that must come together to pull off an event. 

Office 365 helps Microsoft make far more money from its enterprise customers

Microsoft makes significantly more from enterprises who sign up for its Office 365 E3 plan than those who purchase Office software directly.

Cisco wants to help you add voice calling, SMS to your apps

Cisco announced today that it plans to buy Tropo, the Twilio competitor that makes it easy to drop voice calling and SMS functionality into apps. Cisco said the combined companies will deliver a "collaboration platform as a service."

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 will offer ability to stretch into Azure

Upcoming SQL Server 2016 will come with the ability to expand into Azure, gains more robust encryption.

AWS, SKA launch AstroCompute in the Cloud grant program

Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Square Kilometer Array (SKA) teamed up to create the new AstroCompute in the Cloud grant program. Through that grant, AWS is offering cloud service credits and a PB of storage for an AWS Public Data Set over a two-year period for anyone using radio astronomical telescopes or radio astronomical data around the world.

News Scan: LinkedIn revenue forecast disappoints analysts; Cloud worries easing, with the private cloud dominating; More.

The top news stories for May 1, 2015.

Nadella uses Build Conference to bolster bold cloud vision

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is cloud-gazing on a grand scale--$20 billion worth of cloud in fact.

Microsoft announces better support for legacy websites in Internet Explorer

Move meant to help enterprises ensure that their legacy websites continue to run well with the latest version of Internet Explorer.