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Bare metal switches to accelerate in data centers, says Infonetics

Bare metal switches, which decouple hardware from software and offer other benefits including agility and cost savings over traditional data center switches, are making a bigger dent in the data center market, rising 11 percent in 2014, says Infonetics in a new report.

Microsoft strikes deal with Samsung, other Android OEMs, to pre-load its services

Microsoft is expanding its partnership with Samsung Electronics to pre-load some of its software and services on Samsung's Android devices. Further, Microsoft struck deals with several lesser-known Android device makers to do the same thing, continuing a strategy of getting its services key real estate on phones and tablets running Google's Android platform.

Schmidt: Google Glass dream isn't shattered just yet

Google isn't giving up on Google Glass, its high-tech eyeglasses, according to Chairman Eric Schmidt. In mid-January, Google announced it was ending its Glass "Explorer" program, which it launched in April 2013 to allow software developers to buy pre-production versions of Google Glass for $1,500 for testing.

Google's Schmidt: We're not done with Google Glass

Google isn't giving up on Google Glass, its high-tech eyeglasses, according to Google Chairman Eric Schmidt.

Amazon gets OK to test drones in rural Washington state

The Federal Aviation Administration has granted Amazon approval to begin outdoor field tests of drones,  The New York Times  reports.

FCC promises to clean up error-ridden TV white space databases

The National Association of Broadcasters filed an emergency petition to the FCC arguing that the databases that are supposed to map out the devices operating in TV white spaces are in fact full of errors and inaccuracies.

Google hones in on drones, gets FCC OK for tests

It looks as though Google's plan to use solar-powered drones to deliver Internet access just got a boost. The FCC recently approved two licenses so that Google can run tests over the next six months in a 520-square-mile area east of Albuquerque, N.M.,  Computerworld  reports.

Report: Apple will accept Android, BlackBerry smartphones in new iPhone trade-in program

Apple will soon start accepting Google's Android smartphones as part of an iPhone trade-in program, according to multiple reports, in an effort to juice sales of its latest iPhones and cut into Android's market share.

Developer advocate explains how he ended up hosting Google's YouTube series aimed at iOS developers

Why is Google courting iOS developers? Todd Kerpelman, a developer advocate for the Android platform and host of the YouTube video series Route 85, recently connected with FierceDeveloper  to explain the situation. Turns out, they've got more than a few tricks up their sleeves.

Google Fiber threat to pay TV overhyped, analyst Moffet says

As threats to the pay-TV business go, Google Fiber is not terribly impressive, says media analyst Craig Moffett.