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AMD, Intel Settle Antitrust Suit

AMD and Intel on Thursday agreed to a legal settlement in which Intel will pay AMD $1.25 billion.

HP Strikes at Cisco with 3Com Acquisition Deal

Hewlett-Packard has said it will acquire 3Com for $2.7 billion in cash, in an agreement reached by both companies' boards.

VMware Announces VMware View 4

Earlier this week VMware announced VMware View 4, the latest version of its desktop virtualization product.

Microsoft Tries To Clean Up COFEE Spill

Someone spilled hot COFEE, otherwise known as Microsoft's Computer Online Forensic Evidence Extractor.

Sales Boost Seen With Windows 7 Launch

Sales of Windows 7 to U.S. consumers during the operating system's October debut outpaced those of Vista when it first launched.

Cisco, EMC, VMware Partner for Virtualization, Private Clouds

Cisco, EMC and VMware on Tuesday kicked off a new Virtual Computing Environment "coalition" to promote datacenter virtualization and private cloud deployments.

Report: Server Market 'Refresh' Ahead

The server market is set for a refresh cycle in the months ahead, according to IDC's latest server virtualization report.

Itanium Keeps on Plugging

The chip that was supposed to revolutionize computing has carved out a niche in the high-end server market.

Microsoft Holds Down Losses in 1Q 2009

Microsoft disclosed its fiscal first-quarter results, reporting an 18 percent decrease in net income compared with 1Q 2008.

Ballmer Talks Up Windows 7 at NYC Launch Event

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer formally unveiled Windows 7 on Thursday at a ceremony in New York City.

Report: IT Should Plan for Windows 7 Now

Microsoft will hatch Windows 7 as a full-fledged commercial operating system this week, and IT professionals should be making plans for it.

Netbook Sales Outpacing Traditional Notebooks

Netbook sales are taking off, according to a new report from DisplaySearch.

Green Datacenter Future Still Far Off

According to a recent survey conducted by Gartner, the green datacenter of the future is still a long way off.

Report: IT 'Tech Boom' Will Revive Next Quarter

The global IT market will see an upturn, starting next quarter, according to a report released last week by Forrester Research.

Microsoft Rolls Out Windows Phone Launch

Microsoft launched "Windows phone" branding on Tuesday, marking the global rollout of Windows Mobile 6.5-based phones by Microsoft's hardware partners.

Supercomputer Commissioned To Visualize Larger Data Sets

The National Science Foundation has awarded $7 million to the Texas Advanced Computing Center to run a supercomputer system for large-scale scientific visualization and data analysis.

FCoE Aims To Cut the Cords to Storage Networking

Organizations running standalone Fibre Channel-based Storage Area Networks may be able to reduce the amount of cabling snaking through their datacenters, thanks to the emerging FCoE network protocol.

Microsoft Releases Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3

Microsoft announced the release to manufacturing of Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3 at the Embedded Systems Conference in Boston on Tuesday.

Dell Buys Perot, Broadens IT Services Offerings

In a surprise announcement Monday, Dell Inc. said it plans to purchase Perot Systems Corp. for approximately $3.9 billion.

PC Market Dips in 2Q, but Upward Trend Seen

PC shipments took a dive in the second quarter, although they were steadied to a degree by consumer spending on portable PCs, according to an IDC report.

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