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VMware acquires desktop management company Wanova

VMware has acquired Wanova, a developer of software used to centralize and simplify image management on physical and virtual desktops, the company said Tuesday.

Google has finally closed Motorola Mobility acquisition

Google has finally closed its acquisition of Motorola Mobility, and will now start working on new devices while keeping Android open, it said on Tuesday.

Vodafone blames difficult economic environment for 12.7 percent profit drop

Vodafone reported a 12.7 percent drop in net profit for the year to March 31, blaming economic conditions in Europe.

Alcatel-Lucent offers managed service to improve mobile network performance

Mobile operators that want help keeping their subscribers happy can get it through a new managed service from Alcatel-Lucent, the company said on Monday.

Amazon load balancers designed to be simpler to use after console upgrade

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has upgraded its management console, allowing IT staff to use it to administer security protocols on the Elastic Load Balancing service, the company said in a blog post.

Red Hat preps RHEL 7 for second half of 2013

The next major release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), version 7, is targeted for release in the second half of 2013, Red Hat said on Tuesday, as it also celebrated the tenth anniversary of its enterprise OS.

SAP offers mobile device management on Amazon's cloud

SAP's Afaria mobile device management tool is now available on Amazon Web Services' cloud, offered as a way to make it easier to start using the platform, SAP said at the Sapphire conference on Monday.

Amazon Web Services helps users avoid bill shock

Amazon Web Services users can now start receiving billing alerts that help them continuously monitor their cloud costs, the company said on Thursday.

MediaTek and Gameloft team up to put more games on phones

Semiconductor company MediaTek and Gameloft have joined forces to develop games for phones based on MediaTek's chipsets, they announced on Friday.

Samsung launches low-end Windows Phone with 4-inch display

Samsung Electronics has announced the Samsung Omnia M, a Windows Phone with a 4-inch Super AMOLED display that will first become available in Europe.

Twitter acquires email marketer RestEngine

Twitter has acquired RestEngine, a two-and-half-year-old company that has helped social app publishers send emails based on a user's social graph, RestEngine said on Thursday.

Citrix boosts VDI offering with products, acquisition and details at cloud-based future

Citrix Systems is upgrading XenDesktop, acquiring Virtual Computer, introducing a new type of hardware-assisted thin client and initiating a cloud project in an effort to make its virtual desktop infrastructure offering more attractive.

Nokia loses UK patent appeal against IPCom, repercussions debated

London's Court of Appeal has dismissed Nokia's attempt to overturn a ruling that it infringed on an IPCom patent. Nokia said the decision won't affect its current products, but IPCom doesn't agree and is continuing to seek an injunction against all Nokia 3G phones, it said.

Amazon Web Services aims to make life easier for Windows developers

Amazon Web Services (AWS) now allows ASP.NET developers to take advantage of Elastic Beanstalk, which has been developed to make it easier to roll out cloud-based applications, the company said on Tuesday.

Ericsson lets operators speed up mobile, fixed networks using caching

Using caching technology from Akamai Technologies, Ericsson's Smart Cloud Accelerator, announced Wednesday, is designed to allow operators to improve performance in both fixed and mobile networks.

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