The Longish Goodbye: Highlights From AllThingsD Staffers Johnson, Del Rey and Cha

I don’t know why you say hello, we say goodbye.
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Disney Brings Full Club Penguin Game to iPad, With Apple’s Blessing for Subscription Model

“It’s not a game. It’s a kids’ social network in the guise of a game.”
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Ahead of New Show Debut, PBS Revamps Its Kids’ Site to Be More Mobile-Friendly

The public broadcaster is working to find new ways to connect with kids and parents online, while also getting creative about ways for them to put the technology away.
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Western Digital Agrees to Buy Virident Systems

Western Digital has agreed to buy Virident Systems for $645 million in cash, a move that expands the disk-drive maker’s flash storage offerings.

Amazon Quietly Tests Streaming Flash Videos to Kindle Fire Owners

By running the content through its own servers, Amazon hopes to eliminate a key stumbling block encountered on rival mobile devices.
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The Future of the Data Center

It’s software-defined.
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Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch Headed to Apple

Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch is leaving the company to join Apple.
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Back in a Flash: With Flip-Flop, Microsoft Now Supports Adobe in Windows 8, Windows RT Browser

Microsoft is now allowing sites using the Adobe Flash plugin to run by default in all versions of its browser.
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What’s the Deal With Windows 8?

Walt answers readers’ questions about Windows 8 confusion and tools that help Windows Phones and PCs play iTunes.