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Worldwide tablet shipments to surpass laptops in 2013, all computers in 2015view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – We’ve seen tablets explode in popularity in just the last year or two, and as of right now, it doesn’t look like anything is going to slow down that momentum. According to IDC, in 2013, tablet shipments will pass portable computer shipments worldwide. (IT news)

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Google Glass: What's With All The Hate?view story

http://techcrunch.com – Google Glass isn’t even on sale yet and there is already a noticeable backlash against Google’s first experiment in wearable computing. It’s odd to see a product that was greeted with so much hype a year ago endure the love-hate cycle so quickly – even though there are only a few thousand units in the wild. (IT news)

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The First Six Months Developing For The Computer On My Faceview story

http://techcrunch.com – Editor’s note: Jon Gottfried is a Developer Evangelist at Twilio, Co-Founder of the Hacker Union, and a StartupBus Conductor. (IT news)

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Google and NASA Partner in Quantum Computing Projectview story

http://www.linux-magazine.com – Vendor D-Wave scores big with a sale to NASA's Quantum Intelligence Lab. (Distributions)

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The FSF is hiring: Seeking a full-time outreach and communication coordinatorview story

http://www.fsf.org – The Free Software Foundation (FSF), a Boston-based 501(c)(3) charity with a worldwide mission to protect freedoms critical to the computer-using public, seeks a motivated and organized tech-friendly Boston-based individual to be its full-time outreach and communication coordinator. This newly created position, reporting to the executive director, will work closely with our campaigns, licensing, an (Software)

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Mirantis Building OpenStack Cloud Partner Programview story

http://thevarguy.com – Mirantis sees FUEL as a way to promote OpenStack revenue opportunities to VARs, MSPs and CSPs working in cloud computing. read more (IT news)

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Keen On… Intel: Why 3D Visualization Is Now A Reality [TCTV]view story

http://techcrunch.com – Intel is one of those rare tech companies – IBM also comes to mind – that has successfully reinvented itself with each new wave of technological disruption. So, in our post-PC, networked age, how should we define Intel now? According to their new CIO, Kim Stevenson, Intel is a “computing company” that is now trying to be “startup-like”. (IT news)

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Microsoft Reportedly Working On 7″ Surface Tablet As PC Market Slumps To Four-Year Lowview story

http://techcrunch.com – According to a report in the WSJ, Microsoft is working on a new line-up of its Windows 8-powered Surface tablets that includes a seven inch version of the slate. (IT news)

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Does cron maintain an in-memory directory cache?view story

http://serverfault.com – We run a large distributed Linux computing environment where a user's home directory may be moved between different back-end filestores due to their affiliation and general distribution between different fileservers. As a result of this, their homedirectory may be changed from something like /fileserver1/joeuser to /fileserver3/joeuser. (HowTos)

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Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins And Andreessen Horowitz Team Up As "Glass Collective" To Invest In Google Glass Ecosystemview story

http://techcrunch.com – Today, Google Ventures announced a partnership with two of the biggest technology venture capital firms in the world, Andreessen Horowitz and Kleiner Perkins, on what they’re calling the “Glass Collective.” While this isn’t a fund, the three firms will be sharing seed investment dealflow for entrepreneurs and developers who are working on Google Glass software and hardware. (IT news)