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This week in Speaking in Tech, your hosts Greg Knieriemen and Sarah Vela hold down the fort while Eddie Saipetch parties in Barcelona. They chat about Oracle's white paper, drinking culture in the UK vs the US, VMWare's shock acquisition of Desktone, and whether the WinPhone Lumia is a "dad phone".

It's a bite-sized 32 minutes and 26 seconds this week, so if you're pressed for time and keen to hear the week's roundup of everything worth knowing in enterprise and consumer tech, click back, relax, slip on your headphones... and join us.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Catching up with Sarah
  • Eddie in Barcelona for VMworld
  • Public drinking and party barns
  • VMware buys Desktone, huh?
  • XaaS is here to stay
  • Oracle hates Open Source
  • Creating value from Open Source
  • Breaking up Microsoft
  • Picking a phone... and an intern

Listen with the Reg player below, or download here.

Speaking in Tech: Episode 80

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