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Apple Prepping Large, Special Venue for iPhone 6 Showcase

Fri, 2014-08-29 15:52
Apple is returning to the Flint Center for the Performing Arts at De Anza College in Cupertino for the Sept. 9 launch of its iPhone 6 phablets and a new wearable device. The facility is the same venue where co-founder Steve Jobs launched the Macintosh computer some 30 years ago, but a large, white structure perhaps hiding something mysterious has people wondering what Apple has up its sleeve.

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Clone of Apple Prepping Large, Special Venue for iPhone 6 Showcase

Fri, 2014-08-29 15:52
Apple is returning to the Flint Center for the Performing Arts at De Anza College in Cupertino, Calif., for the Sept. 9 launch of its iPhone 6 phablets and a new wearable. De Anza College is the same venue where co-founder Steve Jobs launched the Macintosh computer some 30 years ago. A mysterious white structure on the campus also has people talking about what else Apple may have up its sleeve.

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Google’s Megan Smith Rumored for White House Gig

Fri, 2014-08-29 14:45
Megan Smith, vice president of Google's X Lab, is rumored to be a top candidate for the U.S. chief technology officer position, according to several insiders. Content Classification:  Curated

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Microsoft Fixes Blue Screen Security Update Bug

Fri, 2014-08-29 13:43
Microsoft has reissued a security update that initially dropped the dreaded Blue Screen of Death (BSoD) on some users, two weeks after removing the buggy patch and advising those affected to uninstall it.

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Microsoft Boss Nadella Heads to China Over Anti-trust Worries

Fri, 2014-08-29 11:49
Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella is headed to China late in September, perhaps to meet with anti-trust regulators whose investigation of Microsoft's IE, media player, Windows and Office sales continues.

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Unisys DaaS Brings Cloud-Based Services to VMware Horizon

Fri, 2014-08-29 11:26
Unisys introduced a DaaS platform that gives cloud-based access to its suite of applications and services to Horizon users. Content Classification:  Curated

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Distribution Watch: D&H, Avnet, Tech Data

Fri, 2014-08-29 10:00
This week in Distribution Watch we've got the latest news and updates from D& H, Avnet and Tech Data. Content Classification:  Curated

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If You Are Not Playing In The UCaaS Market, You’re Missing Out Big Time

Fri, 2014-08-29 08:55
Unified communications as a service (UCaaS) offers a largely untapped revenue opportunity for VARs and IT service providers. Are you ready to grab a piece of this $92 billion pie?

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AT&T Merges Mobility, Enterprise Unit, Names New Boss

Thu, 2014-08-28 19:24
AT&T has joined its Mobility and its Business Solutions groups under one umbrella headed by Ralph de la Vega, formerly the carrier’s Mobility chief executive and now slotted to run the newly merged business unit.

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Microsoft Cuts Surface 2 Prices by $100 in New Promotion

Thu, 2014-08-28 15:15
This late in the back-to-school technology buying season, Microsoft has cut prices on all three of its Windows RT-based Surface 2 tablet (by $100 each) in a promotion that lasts until Sept. 27.

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Druva Joins MobileIron Ecosystem

Thu, 2014-08-28 15:00
Data protection provider Druva is the latest company to join the MobileIron AppConnect ecosystem. The partnership allows organizations using MobileIron's enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution to deploy and manage Druva's inSync endpoint data protection platform for their legacy computers, smartphones and tablets. Content Classification:  Curated

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Samsung Redesigns Popular Smartwatch with Gear S

Thu, 2014-08-28 13:58
Not content to sit on its heels in the growing wearables market, Samsung gave users their first look at its new Gear S wearable device today as the company continues to expand its smartwatch portfolio. Launching almost exactly a year after Samsung's original wearable device, the Gear S features 3G connectivity as well as a curved Super AMOLED display for enhanced visibility and interaction with other smart devices. Content Classification:  Curated

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HP Gears Up for Next Phase of Server War

Thu, 2014-08-28 12:30

Looking to get a head start on what is expected to be a major transition to next-generation x86 servers configured with DDR4 memory and 22nm Haswell class processors from Intel (INTC), Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) today introduced its HP Proliant Generation 9 Server portfolio.

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Channel Partner Program Roundup: Axiros, NaviSite

Thu, 2014-08-28 11:39
Happy Thursday, Roundup Rangers! Welcome back to the one and only Channel Partner Program Roundup, where we gather the best partner stories from around the Web in one convenient location. This week we've got stories from Axiros and NaviSite. Content Classification:  Curated

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TrapX Security Announces Global Partner Program

Thu, 2014-08-28 09:00

TrapX Security announced the launch of its new global partner program this week, as the company looks to increase worldwide awareness and availability of its products. The virtual appliance-based security platform solution provider will offer several options to complement partners' offerings, helping them deepen their customer relationships and gain new revenue opportunities, according to the company.

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Brian Stevens, Red Hat CTO, Steps Down Unexpectedly

Thu, 2014-08-28 08:43

Red Hat (RHT) CTO Brian Stevens stepped down this week, in an unexpected move that some reports are attributing to tension in the executive boardroom.

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Why Friendliness Alone Won’t Close Stalled Prospects

Thu, 2014-08-28 08:00

You’ve just finished a great meeting with a key prospect. The conversation was enjoyable and natural, and you left on a high note with a list of action items to do before the next appointment. The prospect expressed excitement, too, saying they looked forward to receiving a proposal. After just one interaction, you almost feel like you’ve known this person for months, not weeks.

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New Vault Conference to Promote Open Source Cloud Storage

Thu, 2014-08-28 08:00

The Linux Foundation thinks open source storage deserves a conference all its own, and has announced plans to host an event toward that end in March 2015 in the form of a new conference called Vault.

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China Promotes Linux-Based Operating System Against Windows, Android

Thu, 2014-08-28 08:00

Could the Chinese government supply what Linux needs to overtake Windows once and for all? Within China, at least, that may happen, if the new Linux-based China Operating System (COS) lives up to developers' promises.

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Netskope and Box Partner to Bring Enterprise IT App Visibility

Thu, 2014-08-28 08:00

Cloud app analytics and policy enforcement provider Netskope has partnered with online file-sharing and cloud content management service Box to give enterprises a way to standardize their cloud apps on Box.

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