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Rally Software Acquires Frequent Partner Agile Advantage

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There’s been a lot of angling by various companies in recent months around software development. Lots of startups are getting funding, the most interesting of which was the $100 million investment by Andreessen Horowitz in GitHub, and another investment, not quite so large, in a GitHub cousin called Sonatype. You...
Rally Software Acquires Frequent Partner Agile Advantage

Windows 7 Boosts Microsoft Profit In Most Recent Quarter

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Recent product releases are still paying dividends for Microsoft. The company just reported third quarter revenue of $14.5 billion, with $4 billion in net income.Microsoft saw growth across the board. Revenue, at $14.5 billion, was up 6% year over year. The $4 billion reported net income was a large 35% year...
Windows 7 Boosts Microsoft Profit In Most Recent Quarter

Under Tim Cook, Apple cracking down on supply chain management

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Quality control and cost management efforts in Apple's overseas supply chain has been an even greater focus for the company under Chief Executive Tim Cook, according to a new report....
Under Tim Cook, Apple cracking down on supply chain management
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Sprint posts $1.3 billion net loss in Q4; 1.8M iPhones sold, 1.6M net subscribers added

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Sprint on Wednesday reported its results for the fourth quarter of 2011. The nation’s No.3 carrier sold 1.8 million iPhone handsets, 40% of which were sold to new subscribers, and it managed 1.6 million total net subscriber additions in the quarter — its best performance in terms of customer...
Sprint posts $1.3 billion net loss in Q4; 1.8M iPhones sold, 1.6M net subscribers added

Cloudyn Launches Free Tool For Making Sense of Amazon EC2 Reserved Instance Costs

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Today cloud cost management company Cloudyn announced a new free service for calculating costs of Amazon EC2 Reserved Instances. Reserved Instances are sort of like cloud instances that you pay a retainer for: you pay an upfront fee, and can then pay a discounted rate if/when you use them. Amazon...
Cloudyn Launches Free Tool For Making Sense of Amazon EC2 Reserved Instance Costs

Amid Tech Slowdown HP CEO Whitman Under Pressure To Show Progress

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Hewlett-Packard will report second quarter results today after the markets close for trading in New York, and the pressure is on CEO Meg Whitman to show she can keep the floundering tech giant on track toward a promised turnaround next year. At the outset it seems a tall order. Name...
Amid Tech Slowdown HP CEO Whitman Under Pressure To Show Progress

A Clearer View of Cloud Computing Security Now that the Haze is Gone

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The cloud is here to stay because most organizations are looking to the cloud for "extension" -- the capability to take their business in new directions faster, rather than simply as a method of cost management....
A Clearer View of Cloud Computing Security Now that the Haze is Gone

Sprint Sold 1.8 Million iPhones Last Quarter, 40 Percent To New Customers

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Sprint Nextel this morning released its earnings for the fourth quarter of 2011 as well as the full-year results. The company reported a net loss of $1.3 billion and a diluted loss of $.43 per share for the quarter and $2.9 billion for the whole of 2011. Now serving roughly...
Sprint Sold 1.8 Million iPhones Last Quarter, 40 Percent To New Customers

Oracle rolls out new in-memory applications, scaled-down Big Data Appliance

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Oracle is planning to release a series of applications that take advantage of in-memory computing, a move that will up the competitive ante between itself and SAP.While Oracle announced more than a dozen in-memory applications on Tuesday, the first three will be available in May, according to a spokeswoman....
Oracle rolls out new in-memory applications, scaled-down Big Data Appliance

Managing the Costs and Complexities of a Cloud-Based Infrastructure

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The complexities that come with cloud computing go way beyond interoperability issues. Cost is a significant factor as is performance. What's emerging from these forces are new services such as Digital Fuel and Nimsoft that are designed to bring meaning to the costs and the performance issues that come with...
Managing the Costs and Complexities of a Cloud-Based Infrastructure

Nokia Pre-Announces Earnings And The Stock Is Going Nuts (NOK)

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Nokia's stock is soaring in pre-market trading, rising 23% after announcing preliminary earnings results. The prelimary results are ahead of Nokia's previous earnings guidance. The headlines from the release are that Lumia sales are better than expected and operating expenses are lower than expected. It sold 4.4 million Lumia phones....
Nokia Pre-Announces Earnings And The Stock Is Going Nuts (NOK)

Cloud cost management startup Cloudability picks up $8.7m from Foundry, 500 Startups and others

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Today Cloudability announced that it has landed a $8.7 million Series A round, led by Foundry Group, and participated in by 500 Startups, Wieden, and Trinity Ventures. Two new members of its board of directors were announced as well, including Jason Seats, the founder of SliceHost. The cloud – computing and storage services that...
Cloud cost management startup Cloudability picks up $8.7m from Foundry, 500 Startups and others
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