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Windows 8 is the biggest of big bets

Mobility and application-focus bring Windows to the modern age

Google’s $199 Nexus 7 tablet won’t be sold through the retail channel

The cheaper Google tablet will be carried only by Google's online store, but the $249 model will be available at retailers like Best Buy

VMWare upgrading Zimbra enterprise email server

The new version will be easier to install and be available Wednesday as a downloadable beta

Microsoft ratchets up channel incentives

Software giant also releases cloud-ready products under Windows 8

McAfee announces channel profitability stack

New offering targeted at company's SecurityAlliance solution providers

Get aggressive on cloud, Windows 8, Turner tells partners at WPC

It's time to stop playing defense against rivals like Apple and Google and get aggressive, Kevin Turner told 16,000 channel partners at the WPC in Toronto

Surface tablet won’t hurt Microsoft’s OEM partners

Though one Canadian analyst says the tablet has left Microsoft's OEM partners fuming, the company's global channel GM says Surface will create new partner opportunities

Samsung to release Windows RT tablet in October

Samsung will compete with Microsoft, HP and others with Windows tablet

Windows Server 2012 to hit the market in September

Microsoft also announced a new program at WPC so partners can help their customers transition from VMware's virtual infrastructure to Microsoft cloud

Windows Phone 8 gets demo but no firm release date at WPC

Microsoft took partners through a demo of Windows Phone 8's bells and whistles. But what one Canadian partner really wants to see is a simple, compelling story from Microsoft that will grab the attention of consumers and businesses once again

Microsoft releases the shackles from Office 365 partners

Office 365 can be one of the most competitive weapons in the cloud market

SAP HANA opens wide to channel partners

SAP has announced that all versions of HANA will now be available to its partners, as well as the option to provide support and receive migration credits

Galaxy S III spontaneous combustion tale was a hoax

Forum user admits to helping the phone combust with a microwave

Synnex Canada adds new printer manufacturer to line card

Kyocera Document Solutions will now be available through Synnex in Canada

HP shows off four new all-in-one touchscreen PCs

Hardware giant to back Windows 8 touchscreen technologyrn

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