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Dealers wanting to sell Ford's first all-electric car must Focus on the environment

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You can't just sell the new 2012 Ford Focus Electric, you've got to embrace what it stands for, or at least that's what Dearborn is telling its dealers. Per the company HQ, outfits hoping to offer the electric hatchback on their lots later this year must send sales staff...
Dealers wanting to sell Ford's first all-electric car must Focus on the environment

Cracks appear in Osborne's plan to boost mobile phone coverage

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Major network declines to sign up for £150m project, which now looks likely to benefit fraction of rural users originally anticipatedA £150m project championed by George Osborne that promised to bring full mobile phone coverage to millions of rural inhabitants has run into difficulty, because a fraction of that number...
Cracks appear in Osborne's plan to boost mobile phone coverage

Latisys: Customers want off-premises private clouds

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The public cloud doesn't work for everyone, says Pete Stevenson, CEO of Latisys, a cloud, managed hosting and colocation service provider that announced an expansion of its offerings and facilities today....
Latisys: Customers want off-premises private clouds

SAP says HANA will power all cloud applications

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SAP's HANA Cloud Platform, consisting of the core in-memory database plus application development tools, analytics and integration services, will eventually underpin all of its cloud-based applications, the company said at its Sapphire conference.The announcement Tuesday came shortly after SAP unveiled the HANA Enterprise Cloud, a new service that gives...
SAP says HANA will power all cloud applications

Google's CIO explains the challenge of keeping data secure: 'We spend a lot of time worrying about it'

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Google likes to portray itself as a laid back, but highly innovative and agile company. The circular Google bike used for group meetings, the ability to bring your pets to work and the brightly colored cushions found on what appears to be every sofa are just a few of the...
Google's CIO explains the challenge of keeping data secure: 'We spend a lot of time worrying about it'

Rural broadband less than half urban speeds

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Omagh in Northern Ireland is worst connected area for basic broadband coverage, according to Labour party analysisBroadband speeds in rural areas are less than half those in the UK's towns and cities, while Omagh in Northern Ireland is the worst connected area for basic broadband coverage, according to analysis of...
Rural broadband less than half urban speeds

Here Are More Details About SAP's Surprising New Partnership With VMware (VMW, SAP)

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During a press conference on Tuesday to launch VMware's new cloud, Bill Fathers, VMware's top cloud exec, dropped a bombshell: VMware would be "the first and only cloud provider" to offer SAP's popular and pricey software on a monthly subscription plan, including SAP's Oracle-killer HANA database. Monthly subscription pricing of its...
Here Are More Details About SAP's Surprising New Partnership With VMware (VMW, SAP)
‘Cloud’ Data Center Closes Because Federal Agencies Prefer Earth
Revolve Robotics introduces Kubi, a $200 telepresence robot for your desk, living room, or kitchen

Wishing For MS Office This Christmas? Few Have Been That Good

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Microsoft said Thursday that its latest Office suite has been released to manufacturing, although consumers won't find it under their Christmas tree. In fact, the timing of the Office release will be spread out over at least two months, which Microsoft said was necessary to allow various market segments to...
Wishing For MS Office This Christmas? Few Have Been That Good
Microsoft embraces git with new TFS support, Visual Studio integration

ShoeDazzle Is Bringing Subscriptions Back, This Time At $9.95 A Month For Free Shipping, Discounts, And Other Perks

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It’s been about three months since ShoeDazzle founder Brian Lee took back his CEO role at the L.A.-based e-commerce startup. Since then, the company has been undergoing massive changes: a reorganization aimed at refocusing the company on shoes and accessories; the introduction of new celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe to bolster...
ShoeDazzle Is Bringing Subscriptions Back, This Time At $9.95 A Month For Free Shipping, Discounts, And Other Perks

Time Warner's new $4 monthly modem rental fee incites class action suit

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The cable giant Time Warner faces a class action lawsuit over its decision to begin charging consumers a modem rental fee for equipment already installed on their premises. Early last month, the company began sending out notifications to consumers in the New York area about the $3.95 monthly fee increase....
Time Warner's new $4 monthly modem rental fee incites class action suit

SAP reveals policies, pricing for linking cloud apps

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SAP has laid out a set of pricing and policies for tying together its array of cloud-based and on-premises applications, providing some options at no charge, but others that will cost customers additional money....
SAP reveals policies, pricing for linking cloud apps

New Amazon CloudHSM service vows enterprise-grade security

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Amazon Web Services runs on tons and tons of shared hardware. That’s a huge benefit in terms of cost but also spooks customers with strict regulatory requirements that prevent them from running their applications on shared infrastructure. But now, as Amazon tries to woo these picky customers, it’s trying to...
New Amazon CloudHSM service vows enterprise-grade security

Brits Apparently Feel Zero Need to Take Advantage of High-Speed Internet

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Not to stereotype or anything. (Photo: flickr.com/s_w_ellis/) America loves, wants, needs high-speed Internet access. Witness, for example, the gnashing of teeth over Silicon Alley’s poor connectivity. Rural communities are clamoring for it. The prospect is even enough to inspire outright underhandedness on the part of some cable operators. However, across the pond, they...
Brits Apparently Feel Zero Need to Take Advantage of High-Speed Internet

Microsoft buys PhoneFactor to protect users from password theft

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Microsoft has been pretty quiet on the acquisition front since its $1.2 buy of Yammer in July. But this week the software giant picked up a small, 11-year-old company Overland Park, Kansas company called PhoneFactor. PhoneFactor, with fewer than 50 employees, specializes in what’s dubbed “multi-factor authentication.” Essentially, it creates a...
Microsoft buys PhoneFactor to protect users from password theft
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Amazon Web Services and Google lower cloud pricing

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) has lowered the cost of running Windows on its cloud, while Google announced a reduction on all Compute Engine pricing. Google has also expanded the number of virtual servers users can choose from and made its cloud more Euro friendly. Competition in the market for...
Amazon Web Services and Google lower cloud pricing

Google Glass: Orwellian Surveillance with Fluffier Branding

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Recently a Seattle bar has pre-emptively banned Google Glass from its premises, generating mixed reactions online, but also raising questions about whether they will present a privacy concern when used in public spaces. The 5 Point Café made its intentions clear with a post on its Facebook page that stated:...
Google Glass: Orwellian Surveillance with Fluffier Branding

Say what? Microsoft Azure's a $1 billion business?

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Microsoft’s claim that it’s sold $1 billion worth of Azure cloud infrastructure services over the past 12 months has got to be raising eyebrows, and not just across Lake Washington at Amazon Web Services headquarters. The sales figure was made by Curt Anderson, who heads up finances for Microsoft Server...
Say what? Microsoft Azure's a $1 billion business?

Microsoft Office 2013 Pro released to the masses, Office 365 updated

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The new Outlook Web Access in Office 365 for Business. Sean Gallagher Today Microsoft announced the general availability of all of the software and services related to its Office 2013 platform. This includes the Professional and Pro Plus versions of the Office client suite as well as on-premises and...
Microsoft Office 2013 Pro released to the masses, Office 365 updated

Whether the digital era improves society is up to its users – that's us | Danah Boyd

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Social media in particular has inexorably changed the world, driving openness and fear – but it is not beyond our controlMost technology designers engage in their trade to make the world a better place. Technologists love to celebrate the amazing things that people can do with technology – bridge geography,...
Whether the digital era improves society is up to its users – that's us | Danah Boyd

More Than 50 Million Patients Use This Startup, And It's Saved At Least One Life

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Near the end of 2008, Practice Fusion--now one of the fastest-growing startups in San Francisco--was out of cash. He's sold his house. He'd sold his car. And in a motorcycle accident, CEO Ryan Howard had torn his rotator cuff in a motorcycle accident. When Geico finally paid him for his...
More Than 50 Million Patients Use This Startup, And It's Saved At Least One Life

Microsoft plans to “drive shared hosting to the next level” with project ‘Antares’

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What up techheads. I take it that you are into such things as servers. I know that because you clicked on this link, and have therefore self-inducted yourself into an elite little group. Hey everyone. Here’s the skinny: Microsoft has a project called ‘Antares’ under construction that is looking to shake up shared hosting....
Microsoft plans to “drive shared hosting to the next level” with project ‘Antares’

Using a hybrid cloud to safeguard your virtualization

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This post is sponsored by VMware. Learn about VMware virtualization and cloud solutions for small & mid-size business visit info.vmware.com This article is available in other languages: Disaster Recovery is an expensive task to think about, and it might be at the back of the mind if you work...
Using a hybrid cloud to safeguard your virtualization

Appcelerator introduces private cloud services to court bigger developers, enterprise clients

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Mobile app development platform Appcelerator has expanded its cloud services offerings. Developers working with Appcelerator can now opt to have their own private, dedicated, cloud service servers that can be set up either virtually or at their own premises. Appcelerator introduced cloud services to its product lineup earlier this year, giving...
Appcelerator introduces private cloud services to court bigger developers, enterprise clients

System integrators follow the money to cloud

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As enterprises adopt the cloud, consultants don’t want to be solely in the on-premises camp....
System integrators follow the money to cloud
Local governments could save most from cloud, but are least receptive to it
CBS CEO Moonves says he could take network cable-only in 'a few days' if Aereo prevails
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