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.


Google asks Supreme Court to decide Android copyright case

The Supreme Court might weigh in on the extent to which APIs can be protected by copyright

Toshiba shows glasses with embedded display

The glasses use a projector like Google Glass but aren't wireless

It's official: HP will break itself in two

CEO Meg Whitman will head Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, while PC and printer business head Dion Weisler will run HP Inc.

Samsung paid Microsoft $1 billion last year to build Android phones

Microsoft says Samsung is trying to avoid its future payments

Cisco and Netgear line up behind new Helix 64-bit ARM chips

AppliedMicro is looking to disrupt the embedded chip market with the new SOC

ARM builds an OS for the Internet of Things

ARM's mbed OS will be free for use on ARM chips when it's released next year

12 things to know about Windows 10

Microsoft's OS is due next year and will run on all devices

Microsoft skips a number, says 'Windows 10' will be a big break from the past

The company showed an early build of its new OS in San Francisco Tuesday

Larry Ellison's best zingers: a look back

Larry Ellison's best zingers: a look back

Ellison stepped down as Oracle's CEO on Thursday. Here's a look back at some of his choice quotes

Qualcomm shows its Snapdragon 810 in action

The brief demonstration shows that Qualcomm thinks HD graphics will set it apart from rivals

Facebook's TODO project is a big push to evolve the world of open source

The project aims to improve how open source software is developed and consumed

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