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IBM CEO Successor Named

Big Blue names Virginia Rometty to CEO position beginning January 1, succeeding Sam Palmisano.

A Data Center without Hard Drives: Stanford's RAM Plan

Stanford researchers would like to replace hard drive storage and put everything in computer memory.

MySQL Database Added to Google App Engine Cloud

Free preview of Google Cloud SQL announced; MySQL database Web service added to Google's cloud-based App Engine development stack.

Microsoft Updates SQL Server 2012, Hadoop Plans

Microsoft inches closer to Hadoop; Denali becomes SQL Server 2012.

Survey Finds SharePoint Meets IT, Business Needs

Results surprised even Forrester Research, the survey's creators.



Strange Bedfellows: Microsoft and Samsung in Agreement over Android

Microsoft's agressive strategy leads to cross-licensing agreement.

Amazon Shakes Things Up with Tablet, Browser Announcements

Kindle Fire tablet will sell for just $199.

Microsoft to Introduce Cloud-Based IDs in Windows 8

Enables roaming, single sign-on; saves Windows settings with user account in Microsoft's cloud.

HP Removes CEO Apotheker, Whitman Named Replacement

Earlier reports proved true: HP has changed CEOs yet again.

Is HP Considering Ouster of CEO?

Reports claim Meg Whitman is candidate for replacement.

Microsoft Reveals Advances in Azure Services

Azure provides platform to data services that ISVs need, company says.

Microsoft Exec Pushes Hybrid IT Cloud

Server and Tools president says mission is to cloud-optimize every business.

HP Enters Public Cloud Services Market -- In Beta

Company inching closer toward fulling its promise of a public cloud service.

Microsoft Windows 8 Will Include Hyper-V

Hyper-V will be part of Microsoft's forthcoming client operating system.

Windows Intune Update Due in Mid-October

Release for systems management and security tool earlier than expected.

SQL Server Open Database Connectivity Support Promised by Microsoft

Microsoft to support Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) approach for SQL Server APIs.