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iPhone 6 rumor rollup for the week ending May 16

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iPhone 6 rumor rollup for the week ending May 16
Finally, a "rumor" that reads like real reporting: iPhone 6 could "triple" its base resolution to enable Retina display pixel densities on larger screen sizes. Read More

WHITE PAPER: Riverbed Technology

Hyperconvergence Infographic
A wide range of observers agree that data centers are now entering an era of "hyperconvergence" that will raise network traffic levels faster and further than anything the IT world has seen before. Is your network prepared to handle the upcoming onslaught of data? Learn more>>


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Celebrating 25 years of Cisco Networkers
Cisco launched in 1984, and its first Networkers customer event was held a few years later. Here's a look back at what's changed at this now $50 billion company – and the world – since Networkers events began. Read More

Microsoft's money pit: Surface has lost $1.2B
Microsoft has lost more than $1.2 billion so far on its Surface tablet business, an expensive experiment that makes tomorrow's revelations of new hardware an important milestone for the "devices" side of its corporate-refashioning strategy. Read More

AT&T to activate HD Voice over 4G LTE in four states on May 23
AT&T will introduce a high-definition voice service over its LTE network in parts of four Midwest states on May 23, the carrier announced today. Read More

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Cloud-Enabled Data Center Infrastructure
Cloud-Based Delivery of IT infrastructure and Applications is radically changing the way businesses buy and use technology. But the cloud won't deliver full value to providers and users unless close attention is paid to physical infrastructure in the cloud data center. Learn More

Why are Xiaomi phones so cheap?
Chinese smartphone vendor Xiaomi has made a name for itself by selling iPhone-like gear for almost a third of the price of Apple products. It may sound too good to be true, but the company is managing to sell millions of phones and is already kicking off a global expansion. So how does it pull it off? Read More

FCC warns that it's still better to call 911 instead of texting
The FCC says the public should not rely on text messages to reach 911 in emergencies because the technology is only available to 59 of the more than 6,000 emergency communications centers nationwide. Read More

How GAF Builds Customer Ties and Gives IT Staff Business Skills
GAF trains IT staffers in people skills and sends them to the field to collaborate with clients. Read More


Unlock the Value of Enterprise Mobility
Download this guide and learn how to manage the secure deployment of enterprise mobile apps and data, while still encouraging the levels of employee adoption needed to drive the productivity and ROI gains that are possible. Learn More

OpenStack: Still waiting for the users
OpenStack has an impressive list of corporate backers. Red Hat, Rackspace, HP, IBM and AT&T are contributing thousands of lines of code to the open source project and helping deliver an updated version of the cloud computing platform twice a year to allow for easier installation and better manageability. Read More

Rumors confirmed: AT&T plans to buy DirecTV
AT&T plans to acquire DirecTV for about US$50 billion, it announced Sunday, laying to rest days of reports based on anonymous sources that such a deal was in the offing. Read More

25 years of Microsoft Office roadkill
Love it or hate it, Microsoft Office has torn up the competition, leaving all manner of software carrion in its wake Read More


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