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Microsoft exec opens up about Research lab closure, layoffs

It's been a bit over a month since Microsoft shuttered its Microsoft Research lab in Silicon Valley as part of the company's broader restructuring that will include 18,000 layoffs. This week, Harry Shum, Microsoft EVP of Technology & Research,...

Startup wants to make cloud attractive for security-sensitive businesses

Andreessen Horowitz-backed Bracket Computing lemerges from stealth mode

Cisco said to be selling most of VCE stake to EMC

A press alert from EMC that it will be announcing a "new business development" today has triggered speculation

Is your Ethernet fast enough? Four new speeds are in the works

Cloud providers, carriers and fast Wi-Fi users are all looking for fatter pipes

When is private cloud cheaper than public cloud?

A group of companies that sell products to build private clouds has determined a price point at which they claim it is less expensive to operate a private cloud compared to using Amazon Web Service's IaaS public cloud.

VMWare expands European data centre footprint from UK to Germany

Claims it will help firms meet strict German and EU data sovereignty laws

VMware again lets users run virtualized desktops locally with Flex

Employees get a desktop they can use without Internet access and IT keeps control of it

VMWare announces HP as latest Evo:Rail partner

HP claims new Evo:Rail appliance will help SMEs build VMWare-based infrastructure

Salesforce unveils Wave, its play in cloud analytics

Wave uses a search-like medium along with extensive visualizations

Microsoft researchers create a secure haven in the cloud

To ensure trusted cloud operations, Microsoft Haven uses a new type of virtual machine and a set of new Intel chip security calls

Amazon Web Services opens German location to ease privacy concerns

A second location in Europe will also help improve reliability

Government regulation on cloud security may spur SaaS use in health care

The SaaS industry can also help increase adoption by designing products with better user interfaces

Rimini Street's practices remain 'suspect,' Oracle alleges

Oracle isn't buying that the third-party support provider has made its services legally compliant

Renault is ready to fight Google and Apple for car market ownership

Renault is in the middle of a digital transformation, will be relaunching site next year

Microsoft to bring Docker to Windows Server

It's another giant step for the Docker virtualization technology

SAP looks to long-time ally IBM for help expanding in the cloud

The move will give SAP access to a total of 60 data centers around the world

Salesforce.com gives mobile app development a 'Lightning' strike

The next generation of the Salesforce1 platform is announced at Dreamforce

Salesforce and Microsoft partnership gains some steam

The vendors have revealed general delivery dates for integrations between their platforms

What to expect at Salesforce.com's Dreamforce

Cloud computing buzz, wearables, analytics and celebrities are all on tap

Chinese workers strike at Foxconn factory after HP cuts orders

Foxconn had allegedly been reducing workers' overtime, to encourage employees to quit, according to a labor group


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