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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, March 30

Pebble Time breaks Kickstarter record... Tim Cook speaks out on discrimination... Intel is said to be considering Altera buy

Kleiner Perkins cleared of sex discrimination against Ellen Pao

The jury found against her on almost all counts, though one remains


French self-driving car goes for a spin around Paris monument

Valeo and Safran expect self-driving cars on the roads by 2020, but on the way they must navigate stop lights, pedestrians ... and cannons

BlackBerry shocks with Q4 profit but CEO Chen can't stop sales slide

Revenue dropped by 32 percent year-on-year

Microsoft wants to make Powerpoint more Web-friendly, buys LiveLoop

The software giant continues to buy companies to strengthen its Office apps and services

Court throws out lawsuit over storage on iPhones, iPads

The suit claimed Apple misled consumers about how much space iOS 8 takes up

IoT could help give your local area its own power grid

An industry group's testbed will demonstrate coordination between microgrids and centralized systems

About 25 US states oppose sale of RadioShack's customer data

Some states like Texas, Oregon, and Pennsylvania have filed objections in bankruptcy court

Foxconn to enter information security realm with joint venture

Foxconn and Korea's SK C&C will establish a joint venture in May

Apple database acquisition could help improve performance of its services

FoundationDB's NoSQL technology lets the company grow its services and still keep users happy

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, March 25

Google wants to let you pay bills inside Gmail... Microsoft packages Azure for web, mobile... Dutch utility to try heating with servers

Hutchison to buy U.K. carrier O2 for up to US$15 billion

The deal would make Hutchison the biggest mobile player in Britain

abstract rack of servers datacenter networking hardware

2015 State of the Network survey

The transformation of Network IT into a collaborative and agile team that is positioned to respond to rapid changes in technology is underway, according to Network World’s 2015 State of the Network survey.

Startup Rubrik goes all-in-one with backup appliance

The system includes software and hardware in boxes that can be strung together one at a time

cloud compliance

Your guide to compliance in the cloud

You can ensure cloud compliance with PCI DSS, HIPAA and other regulatory requirements, but it takes investigation and persistence to get the answers and documentation you need to prove it.

Server heating startup teams with energy company to heat Dutch homes

Cloud computation will be used to heat Dutch living rooms in the coming year

Former AMD CEO Rory Read finds a home in Dell

He's been named president of Dell's worldwide commercial sales and COO of its Enterprise Solutions Group

Cisco, Microsoft part of optics consortium directing data center standards

A new consortium was announced this week, created to address switch faceplate bandwidth density and airflow constraints caused by increasing networking speeds.

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, March 23

EMC pools assets into data lakes... U.S. bill aims at ed tech companies... leaked FTC report could free European Commission to act on Google

Foxconn partners with China's Tencent on smart electric cars

Foxconn's CEO has said he hopes to make electric cars priced less than $15,000

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