Tech Round-up: 2/27/12-3/2/12

By Gotham
Posted in Virtualization
On March 02, 2012

  • ComputerWorld: Despite protests, Google launches privacy plan that lets Google combine data from most of its services: http://bit.ly/xDZEKc
  • NPR: Algorithms for controlling the International Space Station were lost when an unencrypted NASA laptop was stolen last March: http://n.pr/yVTbi3
  • ITworld: Microsoft opens doors to Metro app store for Windows 8, alongside public Windows 8 preview: http://bit.ly/x3MULd
  • InfoWorld: US local/state government agencies realized 134-269% ROI on server and storage virtualization, document management, and cloud computing: http://bit.ly/AcqE98
  • CNET weighs in on the iPad 3, to be unveiled 3/7: improved resolution, better camera, faster processor, 4G, Siri: http://cnet.co/AC0TWk
  • CRN: Symantec launches O3, a cloud security platform that automates data protection and allows SSO to cloud services: http://bit.ly/wx7lDJ
  • Computerworld: Google withdraws Pwn2Own sponsorship, but puts $1M on the line for Chrome exploit rewards: http://bit.ly/xTxtR3
  • CNET: Google says that 850,000 Android devices are activated each day, up from 700K in December: cnet.co/yk6zXO
  • Time: Wikileaks begins publishing "millions" of stolen Stratfor e-mails; Stratfor data servers remain “secure and protected”: http://ti.me/zNGZKd
  • Wired: Businesses could require three times the amount of wireless coverage to support iPad on corporate networks: http://bit.ly/yayzJU