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Google, Yahoo, VMware Just Buzz Compared to Microsoft Officeview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – So I take off for one week and head to the mountains for some much-needed rest and relaxation and all hell breaks loose in the IT space. (IT news)

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What do the flags in /proc/cpuinfo mean?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – How can I tell whether my processor has a particular feature? (64-bit instruction set, hardware-assisted virtualization, cryptographic accelerators, etc.) I know that the file /proc/cpuinfo contains this information, in the flags line, but what do all these cryptic abbreviations mean? For example, given the following extract from /proc/cpuinfo, do I have a 64-bit CPU? (HowTos)

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Channel Partner Program Roundup: Virtustream, VidTel, EMCview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Hola, amigos, and welcome to this week’s Channel Partner Program Roundup, our weekly collection of all things channel partner program with a dash of hot sauce. (IT news)

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[HOWTO] Linux on Android (Remote)view story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – I was on vacation a few weeks ago and saw a commercial for a product that promised to give you a full desktop on an iPhone, iPad, or Android device. I was interested so I looked it up. Can't remember the name, but it was basically some remote access software along with a Linux box they provided with OpenOffice, Gimp, etc. on it. (HowTos)

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Dell Sets $60 Million Venture Fund for Storage Startupsview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Dell (NASDAQ: DELL), which built its storage business on acquisitions, has set up a $60 million fund to finance storage startups, planning to invest $3 million to $5 million per round to establish equity positions in as many as 10 of what it believes are “promising” young storage ventures. Michael Dell, Dell chairman and chief executive, disclosed the Dell Fluid Data Storage Fund Tuesday at Fortun (IT news)

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VMware Confirms CEO Change, EMC Previews Financial Resultsview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – As suspected, EMC executive Pat Gelsinger will replace VMware CEO Paul Maritz, effective Sept. 1. Maritz will shift to EMC chief strategist. (IT news)

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VMware CEO Change Pressures VMW Sharesview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – VMware stock (NYSE: VMW) is down 3 percent today as Wall Street worries about an apparent CEO change, growing competition from Microsoft Hyper-V, and uncertainty surrounding VMware’s cloud computing business. Time for VMware channel partners to panic? Absolutely not. (IT news)

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New VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger: Who Is EMC, Intel Veteran?view story

http://www.thevarguy.com – New VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger is formerly president and COO, EMC Information Infrastructure Products. Gelsinger replaces former VMware CEO Paul Maritz. But what is Gelsinger’s background — especially as it relates to VMware’s  partner program, led by new VP of Channel Sales Frank Rauch. (IT news)

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VMware CEO Paul Maritz: Leaving for Cloud Foundry?view story

http://www.thevarguy.com – VMware CEO Paul Maritz apparently will no longer lead the virtualization company. Maritz’s potential destination: Perhaps the CEO slot at Cloud Foundry, which VMware (NYSE: VMW) may spin off as its own platform as a service (PaaS) cloud company. (IT news)

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Memo to Microsoft: It’s Not 1995 Againview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – As Microsoft prepares Windows 8 and Office 2013, the software giant keeps comparing today’s upgrade opportunities to those from 1995, when Windows 95 and Office 95 reshaped the software market. Then Windows NT Server 4.0′s arrival in 1996 created an even bigger Microsoft revenue wave. (IT news)