Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Windows 8 Plan B(lue): Bring back the Start button, boot to desktop; Dell's sporty $419 laptop

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Microsoft's Windows 8 Plan B(lue): Bring back the Start button, boot to desktop

Microsoft may be moving toward bringing back the Start Button and allowing users to boot straight to the desktop with its coming Windows 8.1 release later this year. Read more

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Dell introduces Latitude 3330 laptop for students and small businesses

10 things about Google Glass: Could this be Google's iPad?

Asus launches dual-screen Taichi 31 Ultrabook with tablet capabilities

Microsoft brings fight to AWS with first full IaaS offering

Microsoft goes head-to-head with Amazon Web Services on price, cloud VMs

VMware, Canonical team up on OpenStack

Real-time Hadoop analytics: ScaleOut turns on in-memory tech

Dell, Carl Icahn agree to ownership cap

Chinese tourists will need NBN: Rudd

Vodafone Germany cuts 500 jobs, outsources to India, Romania

A quick and simple way to add up to 128GB of storage to a MacBook

Google's Eric Schmidt on Facebook Home: 'It took some guts to do it, on our part'

Today's recommended downloads

451: Silver Peak Claims Proof-Positive of Network Virtualization's Agility (Silver Peak Systems, Inc.)

Building a Cisco Certification Lab (Global Knowledge)

ZLTO Meets 5 Minute RPO with Silver Peak and Dell EqualLogic (Silver Peak Systems, Inc.)

ZDNet Asia IT Priorities 2013 Report (ZDNet)

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud (Oracle)


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