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Dell directors foresee unremitting brutality in PC market

The global PC business is in a woeful state, and Dell founder, chairman, and CEO Michael Dell thinks the best way to put his eponymous company back on top is give it reconstructive surgery away from the prying eyes of the public stock market.
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Jobs' first boss Nolan Bushnell: 'Steve was difficult but valuable'

Steve Jobs' first boss, Atari cofounder Nolan Bushnell, has written a book in which he offers advice on how to find, hire, and retain visionary talent – even though such creative types can be as difficult to deal with as Apple's cofounder.
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Second International Cat Video Festival coming to Oakland CA

The second international festival celebrating cat videos will be held in Oakland, California, this May, an event at which grimalkins and their bipedal slaves will spend a day reveling in the art of filméd felines.

Production-ready ZFS offers cosmic-scale storage for Linux

The maintainers of the native Linux port of the ZFS high-reliability filesystem have announced that the most recent release, version 0.6.1, is officially ready for production use.

Arista wires software-defined networking into its kit

Network speed-freak Arista Networks has woven software-defined networking technologies into its operating system.
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Giant ad company (Google) offers tool assessing worth of ads

Google has launched a new calculator to let advertisers work out if their mobile spots are worth the money, complete with whizzing graphics and condescending video to explain the idea.
Bill Ray, 30 2013