Google’s “My Tracks” gets first update in a year, now revamped with Holo UIview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Remember Google’s open sourced app called “My Tracks?” If you do not, we don’t blame you as the app hasn’t received an update in over a year! (IT news)

Open Cloud Roundup: Top Headlines Week of July 9view story

http://www.linuxfoundation.org – This week the open cloud news headlines feature a new OpenNebula release, a new cloud controller plug-in for OpenStack and an interview with Rackspace's Lew Moorman on APIs and the open cloud. This week the open cloud news headlines feature the OpenNebula 3.6 release, a new cloud controller plug-in for OpenStack and an interview with Rackspace's Lew Moorman on APIs and the open cloud, among other (General)

Alcatel-Lucent Launches OpenTouch Moniker, Expands Offeringsview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – As headaches caused by bring your own device (BYOD) initiatives and the growing data demands of video communications frazzle IT departments, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise is reaching out to businesses by renaming its Communications Solutions family of suites to OpenTouch Suite and expanding its reach into existing communications solutions. The suite is designed to help organizations of all sizes tackl (IT news)

PC Sales: Lenovo and ASUS Win But Will Intel Lose to ARM?view story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Lenovo has nearly overtaken Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) in PC sales. Still, the bigger story involves flat PC demand as iPad sales boom; the wait for Windows 8; and potential PC maker defections from Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) to ARM Holdings (NASDAQgs: ARMH). (IT news)

Microsoft COO: Let’s Rescue Customers From Oracle, IBMview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Microsoft COO Kevin Turner sees prime opportunities for partners to “rescue customers” from IBM, Oracle and others, according to his WPC12 keynote. “VMware, Oracle, Apple and Google are great competitors. We’ll respect them but we’re not going to fear them. (IT news)

New Dell Study Points Channel to C-Suiteview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Might Dell (NASDAQ; DELL) be urging its channel partners to engage a little more with the C-suite? In a new piece of research, executed by The Economist Intelligence Unit and underwritten by Dell Services, a majority of C-suite executives expect their IT functions will undergo a wholesale transformation in the next three years, driven by tectonic shifts in the industry such as Big Data, cloud comp (IT news)

Windows 8’s new world without walls awaits all – or will it?view story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Alex Zaharov-ReuttWindows 8’s big changes mean that not everyone will want to jump in to the Windows 8 waters, with Microsoft allowing sales of computers pre-loaded with Windows 7 to continue for two years after Windows 8 launches, probably as “downgrade rights”, alongside sales of Win 7 in retail boxes for a year – just as we’ve seen with previous Windows releases. Just because Micro (IT news)

Juniper: Revamped Partner Advantage Program Ready to Goview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) alerted its channel partners this week that its remodeled Partner Advantage program is street ready, making good on its January promise to equip them with the right marketing support, rewards and sales and technical training to compete in today’s mobility and cloud-dominated marketplace. (IT news)

iPhone 5 vs iPad Mini – the ultraportable dynamic duoview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Alex Zaharov-ReuttWith the arrival of a new iPhone a given, and the much-rumoured iPad Mini again highly expected for the third year running, all the Android and Windows alternatives will be doing their utmost to tempt you away from new model iHeaven. When it comes to a new iPhone, and the possibility of a new iDevice in the form of a 7.85-inch iPad Mini, the public is certainly excit (IT news)

Trimble to acquire WinEstimatorview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Peter DinhamGlobal GPS and positioning technology vendor, Trimble, is to acquire construction industry software provider, WinEstimator, which will be integrated into Trimble’s engineering and construction solutions provider and wholly owned subsidiary, Meridian Systems. {loadposition peter}In an announcement today, the US-based, NASDAQ-listed company (NASDAQ: TRMB) said it had en (IT news)