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VMworld day 1 from San Francisco

The virtualization world is zeroed in on San Francisco this week for the VMworld conference. Virtualization master Rick Vanover highlights the day's events and shares a little trivia. Read more

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NASA figured out how to get data back from satellites orbiting the Moon -- lots of data and fast. Michael Kassner looks at the technology that might eventually trickle down to earth. Read more

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