5 Things the Tech World's Watching This Week

Tablets, a new digital tollbooth, a traveling e-tailer, a smartphone tie-up, and a would-be titan toppler... Sounds like the plot for a Hollywood action movie -- or, at the very least, the stuff that will dominate high-tech headlines in the coming days. Here's what to watch as the week unfolds.

What Does VMware See in Zimbra Software?

Yahoo failed to capitalize on Zimbra's dynamic email and collaboration software, so VMware must be betting it can do better. But in moving into the highly competitive application sector, VMware will face the likes of Google, IBM, Citrix and of course, Microsoft.