VMware ties Workstation to vSphere, optimizes Fusion for Mac OS X Lion

September 14, 2011

VMware ties Workstation to vSphere, optimizes Fusion for Mac OS X Lion

Ars Technica

Jon Brodkin reports on the upgrades.

“VMware declined to say how many users of Workstation exist, but the integrations with vSphere seem designed to maintain the product’s importance as the IT world moves to more heavily virtualized infrastructures. Fusion for Mac, meanwhile, appeals to a more general audience of users who have switched from Windows to Mac, but also has uses for developers.”

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Google’s Motorola Mobility purchase: Details reveal a panic buy


Larry Dignan explores the deal.

“How the deal went down is an interesting topic this am. The details of the Google-Motorola Mobility acquisition appeared in a proxy filing. The play-by-play illustrates a Google that was haunted by the Nortel patent auction and needed an intellectual property boost. For its part, Motorola Mobility was also worried about its ability to handle lawsuits. The two companies needed each other.”

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Winter for webOS, winter for Droid, but springtime for iPad!

The Register

Paul Kunert reports on IDC forecasts.

“The beancounter reckons 62.5 million tablets will be flogged into channels worldwide this year, up nearly 17 per cent on the previous estimates, while the mature PC market is forecast to edge up just 3 per cent.”

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