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.


US personnel agency takes system offline after hack

The agency has suffered two major hacks in recent months

Samsung teams with Red Hat to build enterprise apps

The apps will run on Red Hat's new mobile application platform

Oracle profit slides 24 percent as customers move to the cloud

The company reported its first overall sales decline in more than two years

US reports massive breach of government personnel data

The U.S. is investigating a massive data breach that exposed personal information on around 4 million federal government workers, according to news reports Thursday.

The HP split by the numbers: 2,800 apps and 75,000 APIs

HP will be operating as two companies by Aug. 1, giving it three months to iron out any bugs

Prototype of HP's futuristic 'Machine' coming next year

The prototype will use DRAM, however, not the memristors eventually envisioned

HP's Project Synergy promises Amazon-type provisioning for bare metal servers

The change to OneView management software should make it faster for businesses to deploy applications

HP's profit slips 21 percent as services business stumbles

The company says its on track to divide into two companies in November

This well-funded startup could turn bitcoin mining - and the chip industry - on its head

21 has big plans for its BitShare embedded mining chip

A feisty John Chambers bows out on his final Cisco earnings call

Chambers says he'll be an advisor and a coach when new CEO Chuck Robbins takes over

Microsoft results get a lift from Office 365 and Azure

Cloud services performed well, but Windows and Office software suffered

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