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The postings on this site are my own and don’t necessarily represent my employer’s positions, strategies or opinions. Blog entries before 2010 are in my Archived Blog.

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Daily links for 09/26/2012

IBM News room – 2012-09-25 Virginia M. Rometty Elected IBM Chairman – United States “The IBM (NYSE: IBM) board of directors today elected Virginia M. Rometty chairman of the board, effective October 1, 2012. Mrs. Rometty succeeds Samuel J. Palmisano, who is stepping down from the board effective October 1, 2012.”…

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Daily links for 09/20/2012

Apple iOS 6 Leaves Out Google’s Maps – NYTimes.com “On Wednesday, Apple released a software update for the iPhone that, among other changes, replaces the Google maps that have been on the phone since 2007 with Apple’s own maps. The early feedback from reviewers and early adopters of the new…

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Daily links for 09/19/2012

OpenStack: Poised to Lead the Way to Open Cloud Computing | Thoughts on Cloud Blog “The OpenStack community has moved quickly to come to agreement on an operating model and has already instantiated the fundamental tenets of the OpenStack Foundation. This new governance model will accelerate broader ecosystem support for…

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Daily links for 09/17/2012

Apple – iPhone 5 Preorders Top 2 Million in 24 Hours – NYTimes.com “Orders for the iPhone 5 topped 2 million in the first 24 hours after Apple started taking them at 12 midnight Pacific time on Friday. That’s more than double the amount of iPhone 4S orders on its…

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Daily links for 09/13/2012

Apple Introduces a New iPhone, With a Larger Screen and More Powerful Chip – NYTimes.com “This is the first time Apple has altered the dimensions of the iPhone’s display, which has measured 3.5 inches diagonally since the original iPhone was released in 2007. While the display at that time seemed…

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Daily links for 09/05/2012

The truth about Goobuntu: Google’s in-house desktop Ubuntu Linux | ZDNet “Thomas Bushnell, the tech lead of the group that manages and distributes Linux to Google’s corporate desktops unveiled Goobuntu from behind Google’s curtain at LinuxCon, the Linux Foundation’s annual North American technical conference, First things first, can you download…

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Daily links for 09/04/2012

Americans Think Cloud Computing Comes From Actual Clouds | WebProNews “To get the embarrassing statistics out of the way first, the survey found that 51 percent of respondents believe that stormy weather can interfere with cloud computing. A plurality of respondents (29 percent) also think that the cloud is an…

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Daily links for 09/01/2012

U.S. Open and IBM: Analytics Grand Slam | ZDNet “It’s US Open season, and the analytics are going wild (not to mention the fans). Here’s an inside look at how IBM and the USTA are bringing the data to you, in your Web browser, and on your device.” tags: ibm…

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