Can VMware pull off its second act?

Will VMware be able to replicate the monster success it achieved inside corporate server rooms in the cloud at large? Maybe, but it will have to execute well on many fronts and catch a lot of breaks for that to happen.

City of London firms retreat as tech firms take over

http://techcitynews.com/2013/08/29/tech-firms-lead-3rd-year-as-largest-source-of-office-space/
For the third year in a row, tech is the sector that’s been demanding the most office space in London, reports Tech City News. Research firm Knight Frank predicts that “tech firms will acquire 1.6 million square feet of office space in 2013. That’s a 23% increase in demand for commercial space from 2012.” The GigaOM crew will descend on London for our Structure:Europe event next month.

Import.io wants to help turn web pages into data — fast

A London-based startup called import.io has built a service that lets users take information from websites and turn it into structured data that can populate a spreadsheet or feed an application via API. And it doesn’t require any coding.