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July 21, 2008
VMware exec says Windows days are numbered
ComputerWorld
Steven J. Vaugh-Nichols has a theory on VMware’s motivation for predicting the demise of the Windows OS within 10 years.

“Unless… VMware is hinting that it may be going into this appliance business. VMware as a platform vendor. That would be interesting. VMware does have a new CEO, Paul Maritz. After almost 15-years at Microsoft, where he oversaw perhaps Microsoft’s most significant operating systems roll outs, Windows 95 and NT, Maritz is used to thinking big.”

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Grabbing some love upstairs at Google
Wired
Melissa Gira Grant reports on a possible Google love connection in the making.

“’You asked if I was headed upstairs for a meeting and I said, not exactly. I am here for GoogleApps.’ Oh, Pink Scarf Girl. We want to find your Missed Connections “Moment” Man, too. White, male, 20s, dressed casual? Who could that be?”

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MLB Threatens Guy Who Made A Cool iPhone App For Baseball Fans
Techdirt
Mike Masnick is not impressed with the “thick-headed” nature of Major League Baseball.

“It’s really disappointing watching various sports leagues abuse intellectual property law over and over again. Perhaps the worst offender has been Major League Baseball. MLB wants people to think that it owns absolutely everything having to do with baseball, even though the courts have shot it down repeatedly.”

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A veteran technology and business journalist, Jeff Jedras began his career in technology journalism in the late 1990s, covering the booming (and later busting) Ottawa technology sector for Silicon Valley North and the Ottawa Business Journal, as well as everything from municipal politics to real estate. He later covered the technology scene in Vancouver before joining IT World Canada in Toronto in 2005, covering enterprise IT for ComputerWorld Canada. He would go on to cover the channel as an assistant editor with CDN. His writing has appeared in the Vancouver Sun, the Ottawa Citizen and a wide range of industry trade publications.

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