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64-bit OSs, virtualization software on Intel chips vulnerable to hacks

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Some 64-bit operating systems and virtualization software programs are vulnerable to local privilege escalation attacks when running on Intel processors (CPUs), the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) said in a security advisory on Wednesday....
64-bit OSs, virtualization software on Intel chips vulnerable to hacks

Parallels 8 retuned for Mountain Lion, Windows 8

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The virtualization software for Macs now can marry OS X's dictation to Windows apps or Windows notifications to OS X. Also: Better Windows 8 screen-edge controls. [Read more]...
Parallels 8 retuned for Mountain Lion, Windows 8
Linux Kernel Undergoes Breast Reduction Surgery

Drag and Drop To The Cloud Using Virtualization To Make It Work

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Part of the complexity in the cloud comes down to how the data is managed within a cloud computing environment. But even a bigger challenge is how to move applications to the cloud. How is all the data associated with an application moved to a cloud computing environment? And can...
Drag and Drop To The Cloud Using Virtualization To Make It Work

VMware's Amazon-style compute cloud will live in four US data centers

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Virtual reality is sorta like virtualization, right? Plus, this picture has clouds. No, we couldn't come up with a better image for virtualization and cloud computing. Sorry about that. Ruslan Rugoals VMware today unveiled its first public infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud product, putting the virtualization software vendor into direct competition with...
VMware's Amazon-style compute cloud will live in four US data centers

Mac App Bundle Sales: Parallels Desktop 8, Toast and More

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A few times a year, MacRumors partners with MacUpdate and MacLegion to promote their Mac application bundle deals. Today, both sites have launched their latest deals which each bundle 10 Mac Apps for a discounted price for $49.99. MacUpdate MacUpdate's latest bundle delivers 10 Mac applications for $49.99 (a $618...
Mac App Bundle Sales: Parallels Desktop 8, Toast and More

Briefly: Free CrossOver, Data Doubler, Apple Store sandbags

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CodeWeavers has unveiled its Halloween plan to give away it's virtualization software for free. From 12:01 AM through 23:59 PM Central Daylight Time on October 31, the company will be offering a free one-year license to Crossover Mac or Crossover Linux at the Flock the Vote promotional website. Existing customers...
Briefly: Free CrossOver, Data Doubler, Apple Store sandbags

Nutanix raises $33M to streamline the data center, this time with Goldman Sachs on board

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Virtualization software company Nutanix has raised another $33 million — this time with a little help from Goldman Sachs. The company’s value comes from the unique way it handles server virtualization: Unlike most other systems, Nutanix’s own combines both storage and computing into a single box. This makes life for the average...
Nutanix raises $33M to streamline the data center, this time with Goldman Sachs on board

VMware Has A Secret Weapon To Keep Enterprises Away From Amazon's Cloud (VMW)

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VMware's software runs in pretty much every enterprise data center on the planet, and now VMware is setting its sights on a much bigger market.  On Tuesday, VMware unveiled its vCloud Hybrid Service, which is a "public cloud" service that lets customers rent servers and storage over the Internet. It's...
VMware Has A Secret Weapon To Keep Enterprises Away From Amazon's Cloud (VMW)
Parallels warns users not to upgrade to Windows 8 until it finalizes testing
NVIDIA's VGX cards bring big graphics performance to virtual machines

Parallels 8 virtualization software goes live for all users with Retina support, faster graphics, startup and more

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As we detailed last week, Parallels released version 8 of its market-leading Virtualization software for Mac for existing users. As of this morning, anyone can download Parallels 8 now. Parallels also announced the availability of Parallels Desktop 8 Switch to Mac™ Edition, which includes Parallels Desktop 8 software and a set...
Parallels 8 virtualization software goes live for all users with Retina support, faster graphics, startup and more

VMWare launches Fusion 5 with 70 new features including Windows 8 optimization

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VMware on Thursday announced its new virtualization software Fusion 5, with 70 new features including a design that takes advantage of the latest features in Mountain Lion, and optimization for Microsoft's forthcoming Windows 8....
VMWare launches Fusion 5 with 70 new features including Windows 8 optimization

64-bit Operating Systems, Virtualization Software Vulnerable to Privilege Escalation Attacks on Intel CPUs

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Some 64-bit operating systems and virtualization software programs are vulnerable to local privilege escalation attacks when running on Intel processors (CPUs)......
64-bit Operating Systems, Virtualization Software Vulnerable to Privilege Escalation Attacks on Intel CPUs
Parallels 8 virtualization software announced, available Sept. 4th, free upgrade to recent Parallels 7 customers

Parallels Desktop 8 available

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While existing customers could upgrade last week, new customers can now purchase the popular virtualization software. [Read more]...
Parallels Desktop 8 available

The Microsoft Brain Drain: Top Execs Who Left In The Last 10 Years And Where They Ended Up (MSFT)

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Microsoft's Windows boss Steven Sinofsky is out. It's pretty surprising news because Sinofsky was leading the most important product at Microsoft, and he was thought to be the CEO-in-waiting. The good news for shareholders is that Microsoft sheds executives like a snake sheds its skin. We have a list of...
The Microsoft Brain Drain: Top Execs Who Left In The Last 10 Years And Where They Ended Up (MSFT)

VMware Is Gunning For A New $12 Billion Market (VMW)

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VMware has a strange sort of problem: It's been so successful in pushing its technological revolution that it risks making itself obsolete. But VMware is not about to let that happen, says VMware executive Jerry Chen. VMware does about $4 billion a year in revenue. Most of that comes from...
VMware Is Gunning For A New $12 Billion Market (VMW)
Parallels warns Mac users to not upgrade to Windows 8
Dell buys Wyse Technology to move into thin clients
Windows 8 on a Mac: New version of Parallels Desktop software launches today

Is a VMware/EMC Cloud Spinoff in the Works?

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Here's what we know: After four years as CEO of VMware, Paul Maritz is being replaced by EMC COO Pat Gelsinger. But is there more to the story? Maritz is leaving, but it is not at all clear what will be happening to him - is he all the...
Is a VMware/EMC Cloud Spinoff in the Works?

OnLive Desktop migrates to Windows Server 2008, sidesteps licensing concerns?

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Just this time last month, we reported that OnLive was in hot water with Microsoft over the company's ostensible lack of proper licenses for its remote virtualization software -- you know, the app that gave Android and iOS users free access to Windows 7 and Office 2010. Just recently,...
OnLive Desktop migrates to Windows Server 2008, sidesteps licensing concerns?

This Is The Dorky Way That Microsoft Is Trying To Get Customers To Ditch VMware (MSFT, VMW)

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Microsoft has got another new ad campaign dissing VMware. This time they pit a fictional character against a real Microsoft's employee for a debate. Microsoft is bringing back their character named Tad -- a guy stuck in the 1970's who is supposed to represent a salesperson for the fictional "VMlimted"...
This Is The Dorky Way That Microsoft Is Trying To Get Customers To Ditch VMware (MSFT, VMW)
Despite earlier announcement, Parallels support for Retina display Macs still a work in progress
Simon Crosby ‘Inverts Your Brain’ With Tiny Virtual Machine
VMware launches with Windows 8 support, Parallels coming September 4th

Parallels 8 virtualization software goes live for existing users, new users can download September 4th

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As we detailled last week, Parallels released version 8 of its market leading Virtualization Software for Mac this morning. Existing users can download Parallels 8 now. New users will be able to update on September 4th. Parallels also announced the availability of Parallels Desktop 8 Switch to MacTM Edition,...
Parallels 8 virtualization software goes live for existing users, new users can download September 4th

Parallels 8 vs. VMWare Fusion 5 Benchmarks

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The Mac Observer just benchmarked Parallels Desktop 8 against its main competitor, VMware Fusion 5. Both applications were configured to virtualize Windows on a 2011 27-inch iMac at 3.4 GHz with 16 GB of RAM on OS X 10.8.1 for this showdown. The comparison specifically measured their ability to run the...
Parallels 8 vs. VMWare Fusion 5 Benchmarks
Parallels Desktop 7 updated for Mountain Lion and Windows 8 Consumer Preview
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