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- Channel Partners
Juniper Networks has divested Junos Pulse, selling the mobile-security unit for $250 million to Siris Capital, and an analyst says more business units are likely to go. Read More
- Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The
Eugene Volokh, creator of the blog Volokh Conspiracy, writes that readers will eventually need a subscription to read content, but that the metered pay-wall model includes ways to avoid the fee. Volok Read More
- Seeking Alpha (free registration)
The ULLtraDIMM solid-state drives introduced this year by SanDisk could provide a growth opportunity for the company, Piyush Arora writes. IBM is a customer for these SSDs, and Intel isn't venturing i Read More
- VAR Guy, The
Twitch, a website that live-streams video games, will be purchased by Google for $1 billion, sources say. The deal has been rumored since May, including talk of Google adding Twitch to YouTube. Google Read More
- MIT Technology Review online
Although the number of gadgets in U.S. households grew by nearly 1 billion devices between 2010 and 2013, their consumption of electrical power declined by 12% during that time frame, according to a s Read More
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