Speaking in Tech: HP skunks Autonomy - Really, Meg... really?
Plus: Ellison Rage Twinkies, Farley on gorillas
It's another exciting episode of El Reg's techcast, hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Ed returns from his secret mission while Sarah is on a vision quest in New Mexico. The infamous Marc Farley from Microsoft is the special guest... and gives us the scoop on life as a Microsoftie and what's cool in storage tech.
This week we discuss...
- Ed The Not-so-mysterious
- Farley reflects on being swallowed by Microsoft
- Larry cakes
- Greg joins the dark side
- Ed's still burned out and his trail of destruction
- Vendor battles in social media
- HP gets skunked by Autonomy
- Farley denies culpability in Autonomy deal
- Microsoft dives into storage
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Dec 3 in History
I honor of Greg's joining the dark side and moving to HDS on Dec 3, 2012, I took a look at that day in history.
2011 USA - Herman Cain Announces Suspension of Presidential Campaign
1965 USA - Ku Klux Klansmen Convicted of Murder
1967 South Africa - First Heart Transplant
But I think this one is the most apropos:
1989 Malta - George Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev declare an end to the Cold War