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QNAP Virtualization Station: Thoroughly and completely epically awesome

Want to run VMs securely and cheaply? QNAP's Virtualization Station add-on app does it all elegantly, efficiently, and for free

Key Cisco defections in data center, OpenStack

Company loses two high-profile people to VMware, HP

Meet the 12 Wealthiest People in Social Media

Some of the names on our Top 12 list are familiar industry figures. Others are hardly household names. The common thread: They have all made billions from social media.

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Ig Nobels promise scientific silliness – which is kind of the point

At Harvard University’s Sanders Theater this evening, a collection of the most off-the-wall, bizarre and lurid scientific efforts of the past year will be dubiously honored with an Ig Nobel Prize.

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Citrix touts new ‘software-defined workplace’ focus

Citrix rolls out software-defined workplace strategy

Back to the future: 13 year old video outlines Citrix's plan for the next 10 years

Video that Citrix created in 2001 to depict the future is a must-watch

Scary video highlights danger of damaged Lithium Ion batteries

A battery explosion serves as a reminder to replace damaged Lithium Ion batteries

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In Depth

Beyond FLOPS: The co-evolving world of computer benchmarking

Benchmarks have been evolving along with the hardware they measure, and both are getting more complex.

Going rogue

A quick drive around Washington DC found 15 rogue cell phone towers.

Inside a thriving Shenzhen market for used iPhones

Some iPhones never die: they go to a four-story electronics mall in Shenzen, where stacks of them are sold every day.

Quick look: NASA’s human space flight return

NASA teams with Boeing, Space X to bring human spaceflight back to reality

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In Scotland, tech firms fear independence vote

The one sure thing a "yes" vote Thursday for Scottish independence will bring to its high-tech sector is a long period of uncertainty.

The crazy cellphone ideas of 2004

Take a look back at the futuristic cellphone ideas of a decade ago.

Samsung flexes enterprise muscles with Tab Active and Knox

Samsung promoted enterprise uses for its upcoming Galaxy Tab Active rugged tablet, its Knox security and management software, and even its Gear VR headset at its recent Super Mobility Week event.

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4 Windows tablet/keyboard combos take on the Surface Pro

Microsoft's Surface Pro can be used as both a tablet and a laptop. We test four devices from Acer, HP, Lenovo and Toshiba that make the same claim.

Brocade buys NFV mobile analytics assets

Vistapointe software virtualizes probes for mobile network operators

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How Big Data is helping to save the planet

With the help of HP's Vertica Analytics Platform, Conservation International is crunching data from images to monitor the biodiversity of tropical forests around the world.

World’s hot alternative energy projects

From hydrogen to solar and wood there are tons of ongoing cool alternative energy projects across the globe

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