James Niccolai

James Niccolai covers data centers and general technology news for IDG News Service.


Apple loses bid for sales ban in Samsung patent case

Apple failed to show that it suffered enough harm as a result of Samsung's infringement...

Server sales have turned a corner, IDC says

Intel's Grantley Xeon chip and the end of support for Windows Server 2003 should keep server makers busy for a while...

HP reports surprise growth as PC sales climb

The company's PC business grew 12 percent, though most other divisions declined...

Oracle's Sparc M7 chip to supercharge in-memory computing

The new Sparc chip will ship in Oracle's Unix servers next year...

Steve Jobs was 'central figure' in Silicon Valley hiring case, judge says

Other CEOs maintained the alleged no-hire agreements out of fear and deference to Jobs, the judge wrote...

Judge says settlement is too low in Silicon Valley hiring case

Deal calls for $324.5 million to settle case...

Hoax press release says Intel suspending investment in Israel

Intel said the release, from someone using the name 'Rick Veritas,' was false...

Google's YouTube buys Directr video app and makes it free

The developers are joining YouTube's video ads team...

CEO Whitman to chair HP's board

Whitman joined HP in 2011 and is leading its turnaround effort...

Why the Apple-IBM deal matters

Why the Apple-IBM deal matters

Times have changed since Apple's '1984' commercial bashing IBM...

HP chairman resigns due to ill health

It's another change at a company that's battling to get back on track...

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