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  • German industry is poised to exploit rural broadband

    Internet speeds of 50Mbps are nothing but a pipe dream for most inhabitants of Britain, while even 5Mbps would be a welcome boost for many living in remote areas.

  • Software AG hitches Cloud wagon to AWS

    Cloud computing may not be the optimal approach to every business problem, but Software AG wants to make sure its enterprise customers at least have the option.

  • Docker scoops up Kitematic for smoother Mac compatibility

    The containerization trend has been growing fast and furious over the past year or so in the world of software development, and on Thursday leading player Docker announced a step toward further expansion.

  • VMware expands desktop virtualization to Linux

    VMware's VMware Horizon desktop virtualization software suite will soon deliver virtual Linux desktops over a network, in addition to the Microsoft Windows desktops it has long provided for remote workers.

  • Tech groups renew push for cloud, email privacy protections

    This may finally be the year that the U.S. Congress gives email and other documents stored in the cloud for several months the same privacy protections from police searches as newer files or paper records stored in a file cabinet, say backers of electronic privacy reform.

  • Microsoft and Cisco offer a Cloud-in-a-box

    Cisco and Microsoft have jointly created a software and hardware package designed to help cloud providers spin up new services more quickly.

  • Google offers low-cost, cloud-based backup service

    Google has unveiled a new backup storage service designed to provide enterprises and startups with a low-cost way of storing and archiving large amounts of information.

  • HP creates new server line for Cloud computing

    As more computing moves to cloud-based data centers, Hewlett-Packard is moving there, too.

  • Adobe extends its Marketing Cloud to IoT and beyond

    Adobe's Marketing Cloud has offered enterprises a tool for integrated online marketing and Web analytics for several years already, but on Tuesday the company announced numerous new extensions to the technology.

  • Salesforce gives Service Cloud a shot of data science

    Data-science and analytics capabilities are popping up with increasing frequency in enterprise applications of virtually every shape and size, and Salesforce's CRM platform is no exception. Barely a week after adding a new predictive decision-making feature to its Marketing Cloud, it's now added a new Intelligence Engine for Salesforce Service Cloud that's designed to improve how service reps interact with customers.

  • Clarizen bolsters collaboration suite with reports and dashboards

    Clarizen has unwrapped the biggest overhaul of its enterprise workforce collaboration software in almost two years.

  • How to get certified in VMware virtual networking

    During the past year VMware has released a series of network virtualization certifications for network professionals to gain expertise in software defined networking, and specifically how it integrates with existing physical networking.

  • The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, March 6

    Bill to rein in data brokers restarts... Government funds China companies in global push...TurboTax users victimized... and more tech news.

  • VMware sued for alleged GPL licence infractions

    A Linux kernel developer is suing VMware in Germany, alleging the company has not complied with copyright terms for using open-source software.

  • Red Hat strips down for Docker

    Reacting to the surging popularity of the Docker virtualization technology, Red Hat has customized a version of its Linux distribution to run Docker containers.

  • Amazon's next cloud conference set for October in Las Vegas

    IT professionals with skills in Amazon Web Services will once again swarm Las Vegas come October.

  • Alibaba enters US Cloud market, signalling global ambitions

    Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba Group, is making a push into the US Cloud computing market, where it's expected to run into competition from Amazon.com, Google and Microsoft.

  • Box snaps up Subspace for heightened BYOD security

    Hard on the heels of debuting a cloud storage service for financial services firms, Box announced Tuesday that it has acquired Subspace, a startup focused on cross-device collaboration security.

  • What happens inside Amazon when there's a Xen vulnerability

    Amazon Web Services last year was estimated by Gartner to be five times bigger than its next 14 competitors combined. That's a lot of virtual machines. And they all run on a customized version of the open source Xen hypervisor, so when the Xen code has a security vulnerability, that's a big deal for AWS.

  • Spain's Telefonica goes virtual with HP

    The push to virtualize mobile networks is picking up speed at Mobile World Congress this week as carriers and vendors promise new services and faster connections.

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