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NEC stung by kickback scheme

Electronics giant discloses fraud, lays blame on handful of employees
30 May 2007
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Network & Internet

Avaya a takeover target?

Reports indicate rivals, private equity dealers may be looking to swallow call center manufacturer
30 May 2007
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Server & storage

Thin-film patentholder sues Sony over Blu-ray technology

Claims media powerhouse infringing on use of silver alloy in optical disc manufacture
25 May 2007
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Network & Internet

VA Software rebrands as SourceForge

Former VA Linux refocuses, continues name game
25 May 2007
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Intel, STMicro combine on flash memory venture

Supplying growing markets for personal and professional-grade flash RAM storage on the agenda
22 May 2007
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Cisco purchases surveillance specialist BroadWare

Networking equipment giant appears to be running an active acquisition queue
22 May 2007
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US Supreme Court rejects telco antitrust lawsuit

Court sets high standard for conspiracy theorists; individual's attempt at starting class-action against local carriers fails
22 May 2007
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Business strategy

Oracle enters new field with Agile buy

Product lifecycle management latest endeavor for acquisitive enterprise software vendor
19 May 2007
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Microsoft joins Office, Server businesses

Windows desktop, server products to separate
18 May 2007
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IBM plans to build out software business

Virtualization to supplement big iron sales; software overall expected to approach half of annual revenues within four years
18 May 2007
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Sun mulling open-source status for latest CPU design

Code-name "Niagara 2" processor may get OpenSPARC treatment
15 May 2007
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IBM facing organized labor action over rumored layoffs

Company challenges magnitude of reported labor force reductions; union group continues campaign
15 May 2007
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Sun plans to popularize low-cost handheld Java devices

Java promoter envisions sub-£25 mobile phone to spread computing power in world market
11 May 2007
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Server & storage

Microsoft makes sacrifices to ship Viridian on time

Redmond's server virtualization technology to come with more limitations than anticipated
11 May 2007
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Vonage says solution to patent dispute may be at hand

IP telephony carrier reports higher revenues and a possible break in its Verizon litigation headache
11 May 2007
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Ubuntu planning October launch of mobile Linux edition

Intel partnering with open source operating system developer for low-power release
8 May 2007
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AT&T says pricetag up, audience down for next-generation

Telecom operator's new Internet and television service hopes to reach millions by 2009
8 May 2007
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Amazon, IBM end patent dispute

Online retailer to buy way out of Big Blue's bad book; deal includes cross-licensing arrangement
8 May 2007
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Yahoo, Microsoft merger rumors dominate the day

Reports of buyout talks have air of familiarity about them; may be all smoke, no fire
5 May 2007
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Second Life citizens organize technological protest

Linden Lab customers petitioning the company to improve its massively multiplayer world with haste
4 May 2007
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Dell to ship computers with Ubuntu Linux installed

Deal represents first major OEM win for desktop-based Linux.
1 May 2007
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Nokia expands security appliance line

New IP gateways focus on traffic filtration for mid-sized clients and remote offices.
1 May 2007
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Google broadens home page features

Search leader looking to attract visitors with geographic search, personalised feeds.
1 May 2007
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US government to consider rollback of online betting

Blanket federal restrictions now under fire
27 Apr 2007
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One Laptop Per Child eyes September launch, bigger price tag

Cost creeping up from initial vision as project hopes to reach 3 million orders by June
27 Apr 2007
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AT&T CEO sets surprise June exit

Empire-building Whitacre appears ready to call it a career
27 Apr 2007
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Red Hat acquires MetaMatrix, reworks enterprise middleware

Data management technologies to be integrated with streamlined JBoss offerings
25 Apr 2007
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AMD to take on nearly £1 billion in new debt

New credit to help pay off ATI obligations
24 Apr 2007
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Salesforce.com offers unbundled access to on-demand

AppExchange platform no longer requires subscription to core product
24 Apr 2007
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Ubuntu 7.04 Linux released

Enthusiasts and enterprise users snap up new release, temporarily derailing company's web presence
20 Apr 2007
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VIA introduces tiny mainboard

Latest iteration of chipmaker's ultra-small design features complete PC architecture in playing card format
20 Apr 2007
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HP's gain is Dell's retreat

Gartner study shows rivals swapping top spots in worldwide market
20 Apr 2007
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Sharp boasts of high-end LCD for small form factor devices

LCD specialist not conceding small device market to widely prognosticated OLED future
17 Apr 2007
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Sun, Fujitsu unveil new high-end server line

Sparc Enterprise Servers feature numerous multi-core chips, Solaris 10
17 Apr 2007
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Business strategy

Intel hints at new programmable processing infrastructure

"Larrabee" technology may lead to new breed of high-performance graphics chips
17 Apr 2007