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Mitel takes aim at Avaya with ShoreTel bid

Anyone thinking about signing a deal with ShorteTel for unified communications gear might want to take a closer look now that Mitel has made public its hopes to buy the company.

NFC chip implants: First Apple, now this guy

It's hard to steal Apple's thunder on anything these days, but a self-professed "body modification" enthusiast might have done just that: He's had an NFC chip implanted in his hand.


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...

Microsoft goes all-in on hybrid cloud with Azure-in-a-box

Microsoft introduces on-premises system designed to sync up with its Azure public cloud computing services to form hybrid clouds

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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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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How and where to use Apple Pay with your iPhone 6

With Monday's iOS 8.1 update, Apple Pay is now ready for the masses. Here's a quick guide on getting started.

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Workers use their own devices at work, without boss's knowledge

Many workers use their personally owned smartphones and other computers for job tasks, but a new survey shows a big percentage are doing so without their employer's knowledge.

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Cook trounces Nadella in 2014 tech pay package tussle

Although Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's $84.3 million pay package made news Monday, Apple CEO Tim Cook has already blown past his rival in compensation for the year.

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Ethernet is coming to cars

One of the largest suppliers of automotive chips for in-vehicle electronics announced a new Ethernet board and software that will connect instrument clusters, infotainment systems, cameras and sensors over 100Mbps Ethernet.

Complaints mount about Yosemite crippling Wi-Fi

There has been a steady stream of reports from users whose Wi-Fi connections were affected after installing the latest version of Mac OS X

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Sprint cuts 452 HQ jobs in IT, network and technology areas

Sprint recently cut 452 jobs from its headquarters in Overland Park, Kan., an amount that equals about 6% of the 7,500 workers there.

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Staples confirms data breach investigation

Monday evening, investigative journalist Brian Krebs reported that multiple banking sources were seeing a pattern of credit and debit card fraud. The common thread between each case were purchases made at Staples Inc. stores in the...

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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.

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Nadella's 2014 comp package tops $84M

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella may have been on the job only eight months, but his compensation package for 2014 topped $84 million, according to regulatory filings Monday.

Your online TV watching is now being tracked across devices

A partnership between Adobe and Nielsen gives broadcasters detailed viewing data

Apple Pay could be a big deal for Android users

A success for Apple Pay could push others in the mobile NFC payment market to up their game

Microsoft (hearts) Linux, for Azure's sake

Microsoft adds CoreOS and Cloudera to its growing set of Azure services

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Ubuntu turns 10: A look back at desktop Linux standard bearer

A brief history of Ubuntu, as alliterative as all-get-out.

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