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Security Startup Vaultive Tackles Cloud-Based Encryption

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Office 365 is the Microsoft Office suite of desktop applications and hosted versions of Microsoft's server products delivered and accessed over the Internet....
Security Startup Vaultive Tackles Cloud-Based Encryption

Amazon Web Services targets bigger companies, going toe-to-toe with Microsoft

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Amazon Web Services’ partner network has grown to more than 4,000 members, up from less than 1,000 a year ago — a key step for the company as it tries to expand its cloud-computing customer base beyond startups to more large companies. That’s the word from Reuters this morning in...
Amazon Web Services targets bigger companies, going toe-to-toe with Microsoft

Lenovo Balks Then Walks Away From Buying IBM's Server Business, Sources Say (IBM)

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Talks have broken down between IBM and Lenovo for a multi-billion sale of a good chunk of IBM's server business, Fortune's Miguel Helft reports. The two couldn't agree on a fair price. Neither company had publicly acknowledged the negotiations, but various news reports put the deal at between $2.5 and...
Lenovo Balks Then Walks Away From Buying IBM's Server Business, Sources Say (IBM)
Dell hopes to jumpstart ARM server market with new hardware initiative
Microsoft cracks top 20 list of Linux contributors, not entirely by choice

IDC: Server market revenue down 7.7 percent in Q1

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Server revenue worldwide was down 7.7 percent year-over-year in the first quarter, as weak economic conditions and server consolidation by customers slowed sales, according to research firm IDC.Revenue in the market dropped to US$10.9 billion in the quarter, the fifth-time in the last six quarters the server industry saw...
IDC: Server market revenue down 7.7 percent in Q1

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

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

Python Trademark At Risk In Europe: Python Software Foundation Appeals For Help

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The open source programming language Python -- named after the British comedy series "Monty Python" -- became popular in the 1990s, along with two other languages beginning with "P": Perl and PHP. Later, they formed a crucial part of the famous "LAMP" stack -- the GNU/Linux operating system + Apache...
Python Trademark At Risk In Europe: Python Software Foundation Appeals For Help

Pace shares fall nearly 5% on profit taking following positive update

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Set-top box maker reports lower than expected costs from Thai flood disruptionSet-top box maker Pace has seen its share price rise by around 20% in less than a month, so a positive trading update has been an excuse for some profit taking.The company said 2012 revenues were expected to be...
Pace shares fall nearly 5% on profit taking following positive update

Windows RT and Server 2012 updates mentioned in recent 8.1 leak

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Windows Blue, Windows 8.1, Windows 8 SP1... whatever Microsoft wants to call it, it's coming soon. And along with it there will be updates to its RT and Server products too. References to Windows RT 8.1 Preview and Windows Server 2012 R2 were found buried in a DLL of...
Windows RT and Server 2012 updates mentioned in recent 8.1 leak
AMD and ARM partner up to battle Intel in the server space

Oracle Drags Microsoft, Red Hat Into Itanium Lawsuit Swamp

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Microsoft has been dragged into Oracle and HP's legal dispute over Itanium. Photo: Microsoft As Oracle and HP’s lawsuit over the doomed Itanium chip drags on like some Dickensian subplot, it’s time to introduce two new characters: Microsoft and Red Hat. Both companies were served with subpoenas last Thursday by...
Oracle Drags Microsoft, Red Hat Into Itanium Lawsuit Swamp

Confirmed: Microsoft Research’s ‘Flat Datacenter Storage’ tech is king of the data sorting hill

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Just the other day, TNW reported that Microsoft had laid claim to a new record in the MinuteSort test, a competition in which a system is used to sort as much data as it can in, you guessed it, one minute. Microsoft stated that it had set a new record,...
Confirmed: Microsoft Research’s ‘Flat Datacenter Storage’ tech is king of the data sorting hill

Oracle Lawsuit Could Cost HP Up To $4 Billion In Sales (ORCL, HPQ)

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HP's lawsuit against Oracle headed to court today. But in the court of public opinion, HP is already losing—and losing real money, too. Oracle doesn't want to keep making its flagship database software for HP's super-expensive, super-high-margin Itanium servers. We can't predict how the court will rule, but it looks...
Oracle Lawsuit Could Cost HP Up To $4 Billion In Sales (ORCL, HPQ)

Microsoft Nabs A Giant, 100,000-User Contract For Its Office 365 Cloud (MSFT)

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Microsoft has announced another big win for its cloud version of Office, Office 365. This time it's a 100,000-seat deal with the State of Texas. This follows news in recent months of a 600,000-seat contract with the Department of Veterans, a 200,000-seat contract with Toyota, and various other deals. Office...
Microsoft Nabs A Giant, 100,000-User Contract For Its Office 365 Cloud (MSFT)

Apple handed $368.2 million fine after losing E.Texas patent lawsuit against VirnetX

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Apple is notorious for its ability to win key courtroom decisions but the Cupertino-based company has just come on the receiving end of a hefty fine following an East Texas jury’s decision that orders it to pay $368.2 million in damages to patent holding company VirnetX. The decision, revealed by Bloomberg...
Apple handed $368.2 million fine after losing E.Texas patent lawsuit against VirnetX

Windows 8, Surface and the post-PC world: avoiding Cobol 2022

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Some people think it's not worth learning the different techniques involved in developing for Metro because they can't see a big future in mobile. But Microsoft sees it as the future. Shouldn't you?Remember that May 1995 memo that Bill Gates sent to every Microsoftie about the threat of the internet?...
Windows 8, Surface and the post-PC world: avoiding Cobol 2022

5 Reasons Why Commercial Software Companies Care About Open Source and Linux

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When you think of Open Source software and Linux, you probably think of legions of independent developers and scruffy enthusiasts scattered across the globe - pounding out code and annihilating bugs with the words "Linux Forever" and a Penguin tattooed on their forearms. Sure, those people exist, but they're being...
5 Reasons Why Commercial Software Companies Care About Open Source and Linux

February's big Patch Tuesday: 12 bulletins patch 57 vulnerabilities, including key Internet Explorer flaws

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It’s the time of the month in which we gather round, hold hands, and see just how much of Microsoft’s software needs patching. The answer for this month is ‘lots.’ Out today are a total of 12 bulletins that address a smacking 57 vulnerabilities. Making this Patch Tuesday quite a bit...
February's big Patch Tuesday: 12 bulletins patch 57 vulnerabilities, including key Internet Explorer flaws

The new shape of Microsoft’s entertainment unit: More diverse, less profitable

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Microsoft’s Entertainment & Devices Division has long been synonymous with the Xbox 360 and video games, which have traditionally represented the vast majority of the division’s business. That’s starting to change. For the first time, non-gaming products were responsible for more than 25 percent of the division’s revenue last quarter, based on...
The new shape of Microsoft’s entertainment unit: More diverse, less profitable
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