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HP's profit slips 21 percent as services business stumbles

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

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Weighing your options with Microsoft's Windows servers

With end-of-support looming for Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2012 seems like the obvious choice, but it's not the only one -- and maybe not the best one for you.

HP sells majority stake of China server, storage business to Tsinghua Holdings

The companies are forming a joint venture called H3C to sell HP enterprise hardware products


Ethernet's Roadmap: David Chalupsky

Network World chats with David Chalupsky from the Ethernet Alliance about its long history and new initiatives for the wired networking technology.

Lenovo's profit hit by acquisitions of Motorola, IBM server business

The Chinese PC vendor is pulling more revenue from smartphones, tablets and servers

RadioShack, US states reach agreement on sale of customer data

The data to be sold has been considerably reduced, according to Texas attorney general Ken Paxton

Fierce smartphone rivalry driving faster chip development, ARM CEO says

New mobile chips are now being developing at a yearly pace to line up with smartphone announcements

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Hot stuff: The coolest drones

From unmanned aircraft swarms to space systems, drones are hot.

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First look: Windows Server 2016 goes on a cloud diet

Under the familiar skin, Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 2 offers something very different

CSC to split in two, spin off US public sector work

Computer Sciences Corporation, founded in 1959, is becoming two companies


Energy Dept. wants big wind energy technology in all 50 states

“Technological advancements, such as taller wind turbine towers of 110 and 140 meters and larger rotors—currently under development by the Energy Department and its private sector partners—can more efficiently capture the stronger and...

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Energy servers bring eco fuel cells to Comcast, IKEA buildings

Machines that convert the chemical energy from fuels into electrical power through a chemical reaction are gaining favor over the grid.

Survey claims New York startup scene is more innovative

About 86 percent of IT executives surveyed consider New York to have a booming tech scene

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Utah researchers make light-speed computing breakthrough

University of Utah researchers are touting an engineering breakthrough that they say could have supercomputers working at the speed of light within three years and other computers including mobile devices doing the same sometime after...

Cisco, Chambers looking for one last shot at VMware?

Nutanix acquisition would be Chambers last official aggression, analyst writes.

AWS upgrades highlight growing focus on cloud management

Better tools open the door for more advanced roll outs, as long as the changes needed within an organization aren't forgotten

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

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It's Google and Facebook's web, we just surf in it

Google's 'buy' button and Facebook's Instant Stories underscore the incredible dominance of a few a big online companies.

Apple buys GPS startup Coherent to beef up mapping technology

Several Coherent employees have taken jobs working on Apple's map and location technologies

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