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Microsoft's unveils its grand virtualization strategy

Updated 11:00 AM PST: Microsoft will formally unveil its grand virtualization strategy tomorrow at a Virtualization Deployment Summit in Bellevue, WA, highlighted by the acquisition of Calista Technologies, a deeper alliance with Citrix and initiatives for deploying virtualization from desktops to data centers (see also Mary Jo Foley's take on the announcements).Microsoft, as well as VMware and Citrix's XenSource division, see a fertile greenfield for virtualization.

January 21, 2008 by Dan Farber

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The next generation branch

Banks have begun opening branches again...but this time, they're looking for something different--some way to create additional value around the customer's branch experience. Here's a partial day in the life.

January 20, 2008 by Ed Gottsman

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Yahoo going on a diet?

The blogosphere is busy with rumors of Yahoo laying off up to 20 percent of its workforce (Techmeme), which numbers about 12,000.Silicon Alley Insider reported from a source that the potential layoffs are tied in part to Yahoo's stock performance:The "list" is reportedly the product of a Q4 project in which all group heads were asked to look at redundancies and create their own lists of potential cuts.

January 20, 2008 by Dan Farber

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The Crunchies: And the winners are...

Last night the San Francisco Web 2.0 crowd filled the high society Herbst Theatre for the Crunchies, a people's choice award program hosted by my friends from TechCrunch, GigaOm, Venture Beat and ReadWriteWeb.

January 18, 2008 by Dan Farber

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