James Niccolai

Deputy News Editor

James Niccolai covers data centers and general technology news for the IDG News Service, and is based in San Francisco.

Intel profit slides on costs related to layoffs

AWS buys Cloud9 IDE in snub to Google

AWS buys Cloud9 IDE in snub to Google

Amazon Web Services has bought Cloud9, a popular web-based developer environment that recently aligned itself with the Google Cloud Platform.

HPE has won $3 billion in a lawsuit against Oracle

HPE has won $3 billion in a lawsuit against Oracle

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has been awarded $3 billion in a lawsuit against Oracle over a largely forgotten Intel processor.

Tesla's autopilot is being investigated after a fatal crash

Tesla's autopilot is being investigated after a fatal crash

Federal regulators are investigating Tesla's autopilot feature after a fatal crash involving a tractor trailer and one of its Model S cars.

Oracle pledges 'x86 economics' with new Sparc servers

Oracle pledges 'x86 economics' with new Sparc servers

Oracle launched a new family of servers and a new Sparc chip on Wednesday, both aimed at customers considering x86 servers for a scale-out cloud infrastructure.

HPE's CTO is leaving amid more change at the company

HPE's CTO is leaving amid more change at the company

Nine months after it separated from HP's PC and printer group and a month after it said it would spin off its enterprise services division, HPE CEO Meg Whitman has announced yet more changes that will see CTO Martin Fink leave at the...

Intel's data center chief talks machine learning -- just don't ask about GPUs

Intel's data center chief talks machine learning -- just don't ask about GPUs

Diane Bryant, the head of Intel’s powerful data center group, was at Computex in Taipei this week, in part to explain how the company's latest Xeon Phi processor is a good fit for machine learning.

Check out these crazy modded gaming rigs Corsair brought to Computex

Check out these crazy modded gaming rigs Corsair brought to Computex

Corsair is showing its newest components for building gaming rigs at Computex in Taipei, including cooling fans that use magnetism to float free from their bearings

Nvidia chief downplays challenge from Google’s AI chip

Nvidia chief downplays challenge from Google’s AI chip

Nvidia's chief executive says he's not phased by Google's new chip for machine learning, even though Nvidia has staked part of its future on building chips for AI.

Google cleared of infringement in Oracle lawsuit over Java
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Google cleared of infringement in Oracle lawsuit over Java

A jury in San Francisco has cleared Google of copyright infringement in a case brought by Oracle over Google’s use of Java in Android.

HPE to spin out its huge services business, merge it with CSC
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HPE to spin out its huge services business, merge it with CSC

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise is spinning off its enterprise services business and merging it with IT services corporation CSC, the company announced Tuesday.

Tech woes hamper jury in Oracle case aginst Google

Tech woes hamper jury in Oracle case aginst Google

Jury deliberations at the Oracle v Google trial were interrupted Tuesday due to technical problems.

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