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Microsoft may be stepping up the delivery pace

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With a number of its flagship software products, Microsoft could be making good on promises to roll out new major releases more rapidly. [Read more]...
Microsoft may be stepping up the delivery pace

Virtualization software firm Atlantis Computing raises $20m from Adams Street, Cisco and others

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Atlantis Computing, a Silicon Valley virtualization software company that specializes in data center storage optimization solutions, has secured $20 million in a Series D round of financing led by a new backer, private investment firm Adams Street Partners. Prior investors Cisco Systems, El Dorado Ventures and Partech International also chipped...
Virtualization software firm Atlantis Computing raises $20m from Adams Street, Cisco and others

BOMBSHELL: Intel's CEO Says Windows 8 Is Full Of Bugs And Shouldn't Be Released On Schedule (MSFT, INTC)

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Intel Corp. Chief Executive Officer Paul Otellini told employees in Taiwan that Microsoft Corp.'s Windows 8 operating system is being released before it's fully ready, a person who attended the company event said. Improvements still need to be made to the software, Otellini told employees at a company meeting in...
BOMBSHELL: Intel's CEO Says Windows 8 Is Full Of Bugs And Shouldn't Be Released On Schedule (MSFT, INTC)

NoSQL startup Basho raises $11.1M and storms Japan

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Basho Technologies, the company behind the Riak NoSQL database and the Riak CS cloud storage platform, has raised $11.1 million and has entered into a partnership to distribute its technology throughout Japan. The majority of the new money, $6.1 million, came from IDC Frontier, a data center provider and Yahoo...
NoSQL startup Basho raises $11.1M and storms Japan

Microsoft Releases Fuller Windows 8 Test Version

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Microsoft rolled out a near-complete version of its new operating system Windows 8, a step in the effort to reboot its flagship software for an era dominated by mobile gadgets....
Microsoft Releases Fuller Windows 8 Test Version

Quicken 2013 vs. Mint: Is Intuit's free service better than its flagship software?

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When it comes to using your computer to manage your money, Intuit's Quicken lineup was pretty much the only game in town--until the upstart cloud service Mint.com came along in 2006. Mint can do almost anything Quicken can do, but it's free and you don't need to install any...
Quicken 2013 vs. Mint: Is Intuit's free service better than its flagship software?

Microsoft confirms Outlook 2013 app will arrive for Windows RT tablets later this year

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At Computex 2013 earlier today, Microsoft CFO and CMO Tami Reller finally confirmed that Outlook 2013 will be arriving on Windows RT tablets as part of the broader Windows 8.1 update that’s scheduled to land later this year. The popular desktop email client will rejoin its Office 2013 RT counterparts...
Microsoft confirms Outlook 2013 app will arrive for Windows RT tablets later this year
Teradata buys eCircle to get more of your marketing data
Is a patent troll watching your business now?

ANALYST: It's Only Going To Get Worse For Microsoft And Intel In 2012 (MSFT, INTC)

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Jan. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Computers running Microsoft Corp.'s Windows software and Intel Corp.'s processors will continue losing market share to tablets and smartphones this year, according to researcher Canalys. So-called Wintel machines will grab 65 percent of the computer market this year, down from 72 percent in 2012, Canalys said....
ANALYST: It's Only Going To Get Worse For Microsoft And Intel In 2012 (MSFT, INTC)

Microsoft may be set to combat piracy with special Chinese edition of Windows 8

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This is quite interesting. In a potential bid to combat piracy, Microsoft is said to be building a specific Windows 8 SKU, or build, for the Chinese market. This edition of Windows 8 will likely, if built, be cheaper than other versions of the operating system, making it more generally...
Microsoft may be set to combat piracy with special Chinese edition of Windows 8

Which costs less: Windows Server or vSphere?

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Which is cheaper: Microsoft Windows Server 2012 or VMware vSphere 5.1? Well, that depends on who's doing the math. A Microsoft general manager recently wrote a blog post pointing out that a cost calculator on VMware's website shows that if a system is configured in a certain way then...
Which costs less: Windows Server or vSphere?

Windows' Future in Hands of Two Veterans

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The shake-up of Microsoft's Windows division leaves the future of the company's flagship software in the hands of two women....
Windows' Future in Hands of Two Veterans

VMware Buys Startup Virsto To Fend Off Microsoft (VMW)

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VMware bought Sunnyvale storage startup Virsto today for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition of Virsto, which is 50-people strong, is significant because it helps VMware fend off Microsoft. Virsto allows a company's storage to be managed like it's one big hard drive, even if the company is using different types...
VMware Buys Startup Virsto To Fend Off Microsoft (VMW)
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