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Microsoft Sues Again Over Android, Targets Motorola

Microsoft has sued Motorola over its use of the Android mobile operating system in smartphones, alleging that patents held by Microsoft were violated.

WSJ: Windows Phone 7 Devices Coming 'October 11'

Microsoft will unveil a line Windows Phone 7-based smartphones on Oct. 11, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Microsoft Releases BizTalk Server 2010 to Manufacturers

Microsoft today released BizTalk Server 2010 to its hardware manufacturing partners, which means that products will ship to customers soon.

UPDATE: Microsoft Realigning Its Windows Embedded Business

Microsoft announced today that it plans to realign its Windows Embedded Business group to better connect with the company's management and security product lines.

Hurd Resurfaces at Oracle

Oracle has hired former HP CEO Mark Hurd as co-president.

Forecasts Suggest Slower PC Growth Ahead

In the latest indicator that the slowing economy is putting a dent in PC growth, market researcher IDC has lowered its sales forecast for the year, despite a robust first half.

Microsoft Releases Windows Phone 7 to Manufacturers

Microsoft today announced that its new Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system has been released to hardware manufacturing partners.

Windows Embedded Management TAP Announced

Microsoft today announced a new Technology Adoption Program designed to get product development feedback on managing Windows Embedded-based devices.

Benchmark Tests: Top Laptop Battery Performers

The march forward has been steady enough that it might have gone unnoticed, but the battery life for laptop PCs and other portable devices is getting longer.

Microsoft Charts Long-Term Mobile Strategy With ARM Deal

Licensing deal lets Microsoft customize ARM's architecture.

Report: Tablets To Grab Market Share Over Netbooks

Tablet handheld computers will begin to outsell netbooks in two years in the U.S. market, according to Forrester Research.

New IBM Mainframe a 'Data Center In-a-Box'; Can Manage 100K Virtual Machines Simultaneously

Big Blue's zEnterprise pools RISC and x86-based blades.

Dell Settles $100 Million Financial Fraud Charge

Dell Inc. announced on Thursday that it reached a settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over financial fraud allegations.

Dell Technicians Find Malicious Code on Motherboards

Dell is warning many of its customers of potential malware embedded in a set of server motherboards.

Microsoft Releasing Windows Phone 7 to Developers

Microsoft's Windows Phone engineering team announced yesterday that Windows Phone 7 Series has reached the technical preview stage.

Dell Faces Scrutiny After Court Documents Alleging Deceit Released

Case stems from sales of faulty servers made from May 2003 to July 2005.

Cisco Enters Tablet Market

Cisco Systems is the latest vendor to enter the tablet device market.

Microsoft Starts Windows Embedded Update Service

Microsoft initiated a free Windows Embedded update service for device developers, which started on Monday.

Report: PC Sales To Grow 20 Percent This Year

Things may be turning around in the PC market, according to new analysis by IDC.

6 Most Interesting Tech Announcements from E3

From glasses-less 3D to seriously compact hardware, even non-gamers can get excited about some of the technology announced this week at the video game industry's flagship conference.

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