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AT&T Partner Exchange: Where Telecom Meets IT

15 hours 33 min ago

Back in the early 1990s, those of us who were in the telecom resale industry saw the future in IP, bringing together telecommunications and traditional IT networking, and realized the end was nigh for traditional telecom. It may have been slower in coming than we thought, but 20-or-so years later our realization has come true.

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Samsung Delivers Low-Cost, Intel Celeron-based Chromebook

16 hours 4 min ago

With Chromebook sales expected to triple to 14.2 million units worldwide by 2017, or 5 percent of all PCs sold according to researcher Gartner’s figures, Korean device maker Samsung’s recent decision to pull out of the European laptop and Chromebook market appeared somewhat counterintuitive, as in, “what gives?”

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BlackBerry’s Chen Glad for Passport Shortages

16 hours 4 min ago

Businesses ordering BlackBerry's (BBRY) new Passport will have to wait in line for the mobile device maker’s in-demand smartphone—and that doesn’t displease John Chen, the company’s boss one bit. In fact, he’s happy about it.

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Report: Cybercrime Costs U.S. Businesses $12.7 Million Yearly, Up 10 Percent

16 hours 34 min ago

Cybercrime costs U.S. large businesses some $12.7 million annually in damages, a 9.7 percent increase from $11.6 million last year, according to a new Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) Enterprise Security-sponsored global report conducted by the Ponemon Institute.

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Is Google Looking to Merge Android, Chrome OSes?

16 hours 34 min ago

Google (GOOG) quietly has appointed Hiroshi Lockheimer, its mobile OS Android Engineering vice president, to oversee the desktop and notebook-focused Chrome OS engineering team, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

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VMware Grows End-User Portfolio with Horizon FLEX

16 hours 34 min ago

VMware (VMW) recently announced several new additions to its end-user computing portfolio, most notably Horizon FLEX, the company’s solution to help enterprises centrally provision, manage and secure virtual desktops and applications running locally on Macs and PCs. VMware also previewed its new Horizon Air Desktop Disaster Recovery solution and VMware App Volumes, which provides application delivery at scale to VMware and other third-party desktops.

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Microsoft Promises Docker Open Source App Virtualization on Windows

16 hours 34 min ago

Open source developers can be sure the software they're writing is a hit when even Microsoft (MSFT) wants a piece of the action. That's exactly what's happening with Docker, the containerized virtualization platform for running cloud apps, which will now be supported in Windows Server and the Azure cloud.

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Mirantis Secures $100 Million for OpenStack Cloud Development

16 hours 34 min ago

Mirantis, which describes itself as the leading "pure-play" OpenStack cloud computing company, today received its strongest affirmation yet with the announcement of $100 million in series B funding, which makes Mirantis the recipient of the largest investment of its kind in open source history.

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Microsoft Smartwatch Rumored for Holiday Season Release

Mon, 2014-10-20 13:32

New rumors have hinted at the possibility of Microsoft’s (MSFT) new smartwatch hitting store shelves in time for the holiday season, according to Forbes—which, if true, would put Microsoft well ahead of Apple's (APPL) iWatch launch next year.

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Microsoft Smartwatch Rumored for Holiday Season Release

Mon, 2014-10-20 13:32

New rumors have hinted at the possibility of Microsoft’s (MSFT) new smartwatch hitting store shelves in time for the holiday season, according to Forbes—which, if true, would put Microsoft well ahead of Apple's (APPL) iWatch launch next year.

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VMware 2014: Improving Profitability by Leveraging Hybrid Cloud Computing, SDDC

Mon, 2014-10-20 12:00
Here's also quick recap of what channel partners might have missed at Partner Day VMware Global Partner and Alliance Marketing VP Toni Adams sits down with The VAR Guy to discuss how VMware's channel program can help partners become profitability in hybrid cloud computing, software-defined data center and end-user computing. Content Classification:  Curated

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VMware 2014: Improving Profitability by Leveraging Hybrid Cloud Computing, SDDC

Mon, 2014-10-20 12:00
Here's also quick recap of what channel partners might have missed at Partner Day VMware Global Partner and Alliance Marketing VP Toni Adams sits down with The VAR Guy to discuss how VMware's channel program can help partners become profitability in hybrid cloud computing, software-defined data center and end-user computing. Content Classification:  Curated

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CompTIA: More Companies Taking Ownership of Branding, Marketing

Mon, 2014-10-20 11:32

IT channel companies are becoming more self-reliant on their own branding, marketing and sales activities, according to a new study by CompTIA.

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CompTIA: More Companies Taking Ownership of Branding, Marketing

Mon, 2014-10-20 11:32

IT channel companies are becoming more self-reliant on their own branding, marketing and sales activities, according to a new study by CompTIA.

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ASUS Unwraps Padfone X Mini Smartphone/Tablet Hybrid

Mon, 2014-10-20 07:00

Device maker Asus, in a collaboration with carrier AT&T (T) and chip giant Intel (INTC), has delivered the Padfone X mini, a 4.5-inch 4G LTE hybrid smartphone that converts to a 7-inch tablet when plugged into a docking station.

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Study: App Testing Essential to Performance, Profitability

Mon, 2014-10-20 07:00

Perfecto Mobile recently released a survey on why certain mobile apps fail, and found nearly half of the bugs and errors found in consumer apps were discovered via user feedback. The study also found that most developers lack the resources and time needed to properly test their apps before putting them on the market, which often leads to unhappy customers.

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CompTIA Brings New IT Fundamentals Certification to Users

Mon, 2014-10-20 07:00

CompTIA’s new IT Fundamentals certification exam is now available, the company announced, covering a range of IT topics and provide a solid understanding in the technology concepts and practices organizations use today.

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Intel Offers POS Security Technology to Combat Retail Data Breaches

Mon, 2014-10-20 07:00

Amid the recent spate of alarming, high-profile retail heists of confidential customer data, Intel (INTC) is offering new technology baked into point-of-sale (POS) platforms to encrypt consumer and financial information.

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ASUS Unwraps Padfone X Mini Smartphone/Tablet Hybrid

Mon, 2014-10-20 07:00

Device maker Asus, in a collaboration with carrier AT&T (T) and chip giant Intel (INTC), has delivered the Padfone X mini, a 4.5-inch 4G LTE hybrid smartphone that converts to a 7-inch tablet when plugged into a docking station.

read more

Categories: Linux

Study: App Testing Essential to Performance, Profitability

Mon, 2014-10-20 07:00

Perfecto Mobile recently released a survey on why certain mobile apps fail, and found nearly half of the bugs and errors found in consumer apps were discovered via user feedback. The study also found that most developers lack the resources and time needed to properly test their apps before putting them on the market, which often leads to unhappy customers.

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