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Microsoft Muscles In on OLPC Action

Microsoft plans to put a version of its Windows XP operating system on One Laptop Per Child's platform, XO. The rudimentary computer is aimed at nations that do not have a widespread user base. The low power requirements -- bright screen, and hand crank which can augment available power -- are all k...

HP Embraces Telecom With New Blade Server

HP has expanded its BladeSystem product line -- popular among enterprise customers -- with a carrier-grade version. The platform is "optimized" for the heavy-duty requirements of telecom service providers and network equipment vendors, the company said. The BladeSystem Carrier-Grade Platform is inte...

eBay, Yahoo Team Up to Form Japanese Auction Powerhouse

If you're in the U.S., the next time you place a bid on eBay you'll have new competition from Japan. The online auction giant said Tuesday it will join forces with Yahoo Japan, the largest online auction site in that country. The move is seen as eBay's attempt to expand into the Asian market by work...

VeriFone Admits Accounting Errors, Investors Halve Stock Price

VeriFone, a provider of secure electronic payment systems and consulting, lost almost 50 percent of its market value after the company said Monday it will need to restate its financials for several reporting periods -- going back to January. The restatements, resulting from an internal review, will ...

IBM Tool Gives Service Reps a Head Start on Customer Problems

It happens all the time: Customers with complaints pick up the phone to call centers about a service problem. However, what if the service provider can pinpoint network problems before they occur? That way, customer service reps can resolve issues before disgruntled callers reach for the phone. That...

Verizon Unchained

Verizon Wireless will throw open the doors to its wireless network, the company said Tuesday. Until now, the second largest U.S. wireless carrier was keeping its network locked up tight to third-party developers. Beginning early next year, that will all change when the company intends to publish its...

OLPC Gives Holiday Shoppers More Time to ‘Give One, Get One’

The One Laptop Per Child project is extending a promotional program designed in part to appeal to consumers filled with the holiday spirit of giving. The organization's "Give One, Get One" promotion, initiated on Nov. 12 and originally scheduled to run for two weeks, has been extended until the end...

Report: Internet Data Glut to Be Unmanageable by 2010

If you think accessing Internet data can be slow today, wait until 2010. That's when the Internet information glut could become unmanageable for corporate IT managers and users of enterprise applications, as well as consumers, according to Nemertes Research. In fact, according to Nemertes, avoiding ...

Bango Button Bops Web Content to Your Phone

Will sending Web content to your handheld device be as simple as clicking a button? Mobile software company Bango believes so. Its new Internet-based application simplifies the process of downloading images from social networking sites to cell phones. The software appears as a Bango Button on the ho...

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