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Android Chief Steps Aside | Will VMware Challenge Amazon Head On?

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  Thursday, March 14, 2013
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Between The Lines Columnist Will VMware Challenge Amazon Head On?
By Charles Babcock
VMware announces Hybrid Cloud Services unit. Does that mean VMware IaaS, competing directly with Amazon, or continued reliance on partners?

Oracle To Buy OpenStack Fan Nimbula
VMware NSX Brings Nicira Tech To Light

Android Chief Andy Rubin Steps Aside
Google's Sundar Pichai, senior VP of Chrome and apps, will be adding Android to his responsibilities.

Celeb Data Breach Traced To Credit Reporting Site
Tiger Woods and Mitt Romney are latest to see personal financial details published; credit agencies confirm hackers took data from

ATF's Gun Tracing System Is A Dud
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is using 1960s era technology to manage a 21st century problem. When will this get fixed?

Boston, IBM Plot Smarter City
Public-private partnership in Boston aims to deliver services that cash-strapped cities can't provide on their own.

Google Play Bans Ad Blocking
Ad blocking violates the Android developer agreement, Google claims.

Open Education: Take Back The Curriculum
Textbooks and course materials distributed like open source software are becoming a serious force in both primary and higher education.

Equinix Opens $60 Million Seattle Data Center
New facility enables Equinix to serve as cloud workload transfer point. Will AWS be a future customer?

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12 Open Educational Resources: From Khan To MIT
Higher education can now tap into an explosion of educational resources that are free to view, download and modify. That's disruptive to commercial textbooks, media and assessments.

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Google Buys Machine Learning Startup
Acquisition of DNNresearch brings University of Toronto computer scientist Geoffrey Hinton and others to Google.

IE10 on Windows 7: 5 Essential Facts
Four months after debuting on Windows 8, Internet Explorer 10 has finally come to Windows 7. Here are the five essential facts users should know.

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12 Open Educational Resources: From Khan To MIT
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Bob Metcalfe Plans Ethernet's 40th
The 'Father of Ethernet' comes back to PARC, the scene of the crime, to talk about Ethernet's future -- including a 40th birthday bash in May.   Watch

CES 2013: It's A Wrap!
Intel shows off eye tracking and gesture tech



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