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Microsoft sued as lawsuits over employee no-poach deal mount

Microsoft, Ask.com and Oracle have been sued so far in the latest round


Cisco said to be selling most of VCE stake to EMC

A press alert from EMC that it will be announcing a "new business development" on Wednesday has triggered reports that the company plans to buy out most of Cisco's stake in their VCE converged infrastructure joint venture.

Yahoo squeezes out some growth

The company's mobile revenue was material enough to report for the first time, the company said

Ford wants to keep drivers alert on the long road to autonomous cars

Automation will gradually ease driving, but drivers will have to stay alert

Arista VP Gourlay leaves company

Looking for life after helping take data center disruptor public

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Carnegie Mellon: Bigger may not be better with battery makers

"Electric vehicle batteries are expensive. Federal and state governments have been subsidizing and mandating electric vehicle sales for years with the idea that increasing production volume will reduce costs and make these vehicles...

Data warehouse-as-a-service startup Snowflake comes out of stealth

Stealth startup Snowflake is clandestine no longer, throwing off the wraps Tuesday morning with the announcement of a $26 million series B funding round and the rollout of a flagship product, which it’s calling the “elastic data...

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Continuity, cannibals, and Apple Pay: 6 key takeaways from Apple's Q4 earnings

Tim Cook got on the horn to tell investors how awesome this quarter was. These are most important tidbits to know.

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Mac revenue tops iPad as Apple sells record 5.5M computers

Apple said it sold a record 5.5 million Macs in the September quarter, boosting sales by 21% year-over-year during a stretch when the overall PC business remained in the red.

First products from Apple-IBM deal to come next month

The initial offerings will target banking, government, retail and three other sectors

With chip fabs gone, IBM's hardware future will be in high-end design

After selling chip-making operations to GlobalFoundries, IBM will focus on designing faster chips and Watson-like computers

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Samsung delivers fix for SSD slowdowns

Samsung has issued a software fix to address slowdown problems with its triple-level cell 840 EVO SSDs -- the company's most affordable consumer drive.

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IBM's Rometty defends bumpy financial ride as company shifts strategy

In a call with investors, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty vigorously defended IBM's pursuit of emerging high-growth markets

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IBM exits semiconductor business and re-creates itself

With its announcement today that it will sell its semiconductor business, IBM is shifting from manufacturing to a company that focuses on research, software and advanced systems development.

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New products of the week 10.20.2014

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as CA and Microsoft.

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Namifying has gotten out of controlify

Chris Johnson, a Seattle-based branding consultant operating as The Name Inspector, has been watching a company name trend for several years now that is likely attributable to the success of Spotify: slapping “ify” on the end of...

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Apple's new iMac Retina is worth the cost for your employees

Apple's new iMac Retina is a bit pricey, but it should still be a simple decision. Technology that makes people more productive is almost always a good investment.

Samsung sticks to US PC market with $249.99 Chromebook 2

Samsung's Chromebook 2 NP900X3E-A02US will ship in the U.S. next week for US$249.99

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Best Tech-o-Lanterns 2014

We've updated our collection of cool, scary and fun pumpkin carvings from around the web, with social media and other topics trending hot.

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