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VMware Shares Slump Despite Soaring Sales

A sales spike at VMware Inc. in Q1 was not enough to satisfy investors as the vendor’s share price slumped.

Microsoft Tweaks Nokia Deal Ahead of Friday Close

Microsoft Corp. has fine-tuned its Nokia acquisition, made last September, as it prepares to seal the deal at the end of the week.

Pure Lashes Out at EMC’s ‘Aggressive’ FUD Campaign

Pure Storage has launched a video series aimed at undermining what it claims EMC’s campaign to spread fear, uncertainty and doubt about its products.

Sources: Adobe Plotting Cloud-fuelled VAR Rebate Axe

Adobe is planning a major channel overhaul in the summer which is set to see resellers’ rebates slashed as part a growing anti-channel attitude from the company, sources say.

Intel Snubs Microsoft in Tablet Market Push

Intel has distanced itself from long-term partner Microsoft and placed its chips on Android as it bets big on tablets to bolster its market position.

Reports: Microsoft Squares Up to Apple With Surface Mini Launch

Microsoft Corp. is rumored to be cooking up a Surface Mini device in a bid to steal a slice of the 8″ tablet market away from rival Apple Inc.

SAM Firm Concorde Lashes Out at Oracle Licensing

Concorde Solutions has lashed out at Oracle’s licensing structure, claiming customers often end up paying over the odds for the vendor’s wares.

Cloud Businesses at ‘Extremely High’ Risk of Heartbleed Attack

Businesses using cloud services are at “extremely high” risk of falling victim to the Heartbleed security vulnerability, according to experts.

Staples Dips Toe Into On-demand 3D Printing Services

Staples has launched a services pilot scheme that allows customers to use in-store 3D printers so they do not have to shell out for their own device.

IDC: Wearable Tech Is Here to Stay

Wearable technology is set for explosive growth in the coming four years, according to IDC, which claims the market has emerged from the early-adopter phase to become an industry mainstay.