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With IT giants including IBM now actively targeting CMOs as primary buyers of IT solutions, you have to wonder if this really a great idea. Cloudera CEO Mike Olson is now chief strategy officer and chairman of the board, while former Arcsight CEO Tom Reilly will take over the Hadoop pioneer's leadership role. The Designer Fund is looking for the next wave of talented designers to work with design-forward web companies, and we sat down with the directors and learned why they're not looking for the next skinny jeans. Dish maintains that it's offer for Clearwire is fair and legal, and Sprint's attempt to block it in the courts is just an attempt to divert attention away from its own failed bid. The BBC's young accelerator program, called BBC Labs, has launched its latest batch of London digital media startups. As it tries to make inroads into the internet of things GE has decided it will become a big data company, building Hadoop-based software to help its customers automate their industrial assets. Very few Amazon Web Services customers know that infrastructure better than Netflix. Now it's open sourcing its tool for tracking AWS use and spending. Quantum computing is still far off, but investors at the Quantum Wave Fund aren't waiting. They're funding startups with innovations in materials science and physics. New Yorkers soon will start seeing strange kiosks popping up in parks and other public places. They should be welcome sights, though, since anyone can plug their phones into them for a quick battery refresh. As competition mounts among online doctor review services, Vitals raises $22 million in a Series C round of funding.