The VAR Guy may actually spend some time this weekend watching James Cameron's Titanic sink... again. But before our resident blogger sets sail for the 3D production, here's a look at the nine technology news stories that generated the most readership across The VAR Guy, MSPmentor and Talkin' Cloud for the week ending April 13, 2012.

9. Dell and Managed Services Providers - The Evolving Story: A follow-up to item 8 below.

8. Buying Binge: Jessica Davis analyzes what Dell's acquisition spree means to MSPs

7. Mobile Device Management Is Dead: How can that be? Here's the thesis.

6. Google Apps Reality Check: The Wall Street Journal suggested that Google is backing away from Google Apps. Talkin' Cloud's reporting suggested otherwise.

5. Friends and Foes In HP Public Cloud: HP's cloud effort will leverage Oracle MySQL to compete against Microsoft SQL Azure. Here's how.

4. SugarCRM Raises Money: $33 million will help to fund competition against Microsoft and Salesforce.com. Here's how.

3. The Man Behind CloudStack: How CEO Mark Templeton transformed Citrix from boring to strategic.

2. SUSE's Partner Base: How many hardware and software companies are working with SUSE Linux? The partner count surfaced here.

1. The Mac OS X Virus: Yes folks, it's actually a Java security hole. And here's the fix.