On 30th June 2014 VMware announced the release of two new beta programs and instead of being private they are in fact open betas. This means everyone can signup and have a play.
Here is a video from EMC World 2013 demoing vVols
Firefox 3 Beta 2 has been officially released over at Mozilla.
[Improved in Beta 2!] Firefox 3 Beta 2 includes approximately 900 improvements over the previous beta, including fixes for stability, performance, memory usage, platform enhancements and user interface improvements.