Jobs' liver transplant reported; VMware licensing ruckus discussed

Barbara Darrow, Senior News Director
IT channel news in brief for June 22, 2009

Apple's Jobs had liver transplant

Apple Chairman and CEO Steve Jobs had a liver transplant two months ago, The Wall Street

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Journal reported late Friday. No sources were named. Apple had no comment beyond confirming that Jobs is due back from his previously announced leave of absence at the end of June. Valleywag sums up the Journal's report here. Jobs, who has battled pancreatic cancer, handed over day-to-day responsibilities to Apple COO Tim Cook in January.

VMware licensing controversy explored

VMware Inc. unleashed a kerfuffle with the way it's licensing its vSphere upgrade. The upgrade adds a new and pricier top-level license and VMware will nix sales of the current Enterprise license by year's end. VMware expert Eric Siebert talks with about the new licensing policy and other issues on This Week in Virtualization.

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