Noon News: Dell Brings OpenStack Cloud to UK, Apple Share Prices May Reach $750 a pop, Record New iPad Sales for AT&T

Dell has announced the introduction of an open source cloud computing solution to Europe, including the UK, and also China. The OpenStack powered cloud will be aimed at service providers and enterprise users. The platform will run on Ubuntu, as opposed to cloud solutions based on proprietary, licensed software, and Dell says that it will be fully tailored to the customer's requirements.

The pent up demand for the new iPads is bringing piles of money not only to Apple's vaults but also for the carriers. AT&T wasted no time in reporting proudly single day records for the new iPad sales. "On Friday, March 16, AT&T set a new single-day record for its iPad sales and activations, demonstrating robust demand for the new iPad on the nation's largest 4G network, covering nearly 250 million people," states AT&T's press release.

Australian artist Richard Bell successfully won a case against a filmmaker requesting the removal of a film about him on Vimeo. His lawyers have stated that it is "the first time damages have been awarded where a third party had content removed from the Internet without legal justification."

Apple is on the cusp of becoming the world's largest mobile processor manufacturer thanks to the booming number of iPhone and iPad devices sold globally according to a report to be published by analyst firm Instat. In 2011, Intel was still the biggest mobile processor company around but Apple is likely to overtake Intel as shipments of iPhone and iPad products grow at an even faster pace.

Earlier this week, Apple shares managed to pass the $600 mark thanks to the company's recent moves. Consequently, Rob Cihra, analyst for Evercore Partners, raised the price target even higher, at a record $750, following the new iPad success. Apple revealed only yesterday that the new iPad sales reached 3 million units in the first weekend of availability.