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VMware Buys Nicira For $1.26 Billion And Gives More Clues About Cloud Strategy

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VMware has acquired Nicira, a startup known for its software defined networking technology in a deal pegged at $1.26 billion. It’s an acquisition that has all sorts of ramifications for the ever disruptive enterprise sector of the market. Nicira emerged out of stealth in February after five years in development....
VMware Buys Nicira For $1.26 Billion And Gives More Clues About Cloud Strategy

Developers Are Lifting The Cloud, Not The Other Way Around

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For all the attention this week about the cloud, it’s evident that it is pretty much a distraction when considering what is really happening. Developers are lifting the cloud, not the other way around. The big guns of tech are aligning because they have to. It’s a defensive move to...
Developers Are Lifting The Cloud, Not The Other Way Around

Sendicate Takes Its Email Newsletter Service Out Of Beta, Launches An API

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Sendicate, a startup aiming to make it easy for businesses to create beautiful email newsletters, is moving out of beta testing today with the launch of version 1.0 . In addition to removing the beta label, the company is launching an API, so that other products can integrate with the...
Sendicate Takes Its Email Newsletter Service Out Of Beta, Launches An API

Ignoring It Won't Make It Go Away

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Michael Arrington argues, over at TechCrunch, that the startup community should ignore the current administration's entreaties for feedback on tech policy, and instead shoo policy makers away and hope for this best. This advice is naive, misguided and short-sighted and if followed, will yield less opportunity and potential for startups...
Ignoring It Won't Make It Go Away

Sponsored post: What's So Big about Big Data

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Big Data is enabling organizations to create new products, outpace their competitors and save tens of millions of dollars. These innovations are not driven primarily by growing data volumes. Instead, they are fueled by the need to cope with increasingly complex data variety and velocity and to operationalize Big Data,...
Sponsored post: What's So Big about Big Data

Attacking Big Data Old-School Style - With VMware's SQLFire

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As more and more information floods into the Internet, organizing and making sense of this Big Data becomes more important and more difficult. New database methods are emerging to help process unstructured data, but IT developers and database deployers also have to figure out how to deal with the...
Attacking Big Data Old-School Style - With VMware's SQLFire

At long last: new iMacs almost here?

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Apple’s sure taking its sweet time updating its desktop computers, isn’t it? Lightweight notebooks like the MacBook Pro and MacBooks Air are clearly Apple’s priority these days, but there is still a contingent of people who badly want to upgrade their all-in-one Apple desktops. For those of you who fit...
At long last: new iMacs almost here?
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Cloudera's Kirk Dunn: The Data Center Is Sexy -- Not Mobile

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The data center is what’s sexy, not the mobile device. That’s what Kirk Dunn of Cloudera had to say on stage this morning at Disrupt 2012. That is such an enterprise perspective but it is true in many respects. And it served as a major theme for a panel discussion...
Cloudera's Kirk Dunn: The Data Center Is Sexy -- Not Mobile
Tech Lobbying Booms As Government Meddling Rises

Print from iPad, Cellphones with ‘Google Cloud Print’

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After the lack of Flash support and the “missing” camera, one of the biggest complaints about the iPad is that you can’t print from it, with or without a wire. Google is about to solve this problem with cloud-printing, which will send your documents from a mobile device to...
Print from iPad, Cellphones with ‘Google Cloud Print’
TabbedOut Scores Deal With Point-Of-Sale Maker, Will Allow Customers To Pay Their Restaurant Or Bar Tab Via Their Phone At 10,000 Locations

NewerTech crams an optical drive in the miniStack Max, combines SD reader and up to 4GB storage

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It's no secret that Apple is trying to push the optical drive the way of the Dodo, but if you have a need for the legacy technology, then you might consider going all out with the miniStack Max from Newer Technology. Like other products in the miniStack lineup, it...
NewerTech crams an optical drive in the miniStack Max, combines SD reader and up to 4GB storage

Bitcasa Sees 13% Growth In Stored Data, Users In 114 New Countries Since Opening Beta Last Month

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Bitcasa, with its infinite and instant cloud storage service, has had to go slow with distribution. After all, any service where you can store an unlimited amount of content and stream it instantly to your device will be in high demand, and Bitcasa has to keep things running smoothly. And...
Bitcasa Sees 13% Growth In Stored Data, Users In 114 New Countries Since Opening Beta Last Month

The New Digg Arrives Ahead Of Schedule

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After just six weeks of hard work, Digg‘s new owners at Betaworks just flipped the switch and re-launched the site. The new Digg was originally scheduled to launch tomorrow, but despite the tight deadline, the Digg team managed to get this completely rewritten version of the site out ahead of...
The New Digg Arrives Ahead Of Schedule

Sprint CEO: Customer losses aren't as scary as they look

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Sprint Nextel's CEO explains why the big losses in customers that the company racked up in the third quarter are all part of its grand plan to migrate its network away from old legacy technology and toward a new 4G LTE services. [Read more]...
Sprint CEO: Customer losses aren't as scary as they look

Gridstore gets $12.5M to scale out storage

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Gridstore, which makes software that converts inexpensive, commodity disks into scale-out storage,  closed a $12.5 million Series A round led by GGV Capital and Onset Ventures. That brings total funding, including seed money, to $15 million, the company said. The new cash will be used to build out its sales...
Gridstore gets $12.5M to scale out storage
Lean startups and 4-hour bodies: How Eric Reis and Tim Ferriss tell stories on the web

The Rubicon Project Says Ad Server Is Dead, Details Future Plans

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Digital advertising infrastructure company the Rubicon Project today at the PaidContent 2010 conference has outlined its corporate strategy going forward. Essentially, the company is declaring that you’ll soon be able to stick a fork in the ad server, and to underline its vision it has published a fairly interesting manifesto...
The Rubicon Project Says Ad Server Is Dead, Details Future Plans
Gridstore evolves storage out of the Neolithic period
The cloud: Without intelligence, we're back to where we started
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