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Intel Feels Fury of OLPC Scorned

The strained relationship between the One Laptop Per Child organization and Intel has come to an inglorious end with Intel resigning and OLPC claiming the chipmaker "contributed nothing of value." ...

Yahoo Pumps Up Mobile Effort in Bid to Get a Jump on Google

Having unwillingly ceded Web search leadership to Google, Yahoo is not about to also let the growing world of mobile services slip through its fingers ...

Wikia’s Search Philosophy: It Takes a Village to Challenge a Giant

Amid warnings by its creators that users shouldn't expect much yet, an alpha version of open source-based Wikia Search launched Monday with the goal of eventually becoming a user-regulated challenger to Google and other search engines ...

Hitachi, Asus Team on Terabyte Notebook

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies has created what it calls an "industry milestone:" a 2.5-inch computer hard drive capable of storing a whopping 500 GB of data ...

IBM Snags a Storage Guru With XIV Acquisition

In an effort to get ahead of the curve with "emerging storage opportunities," IBM purchased XIV, an Israeli storage technology company headed by a big name in the storage industry: Moshe Yanai ...

Does NJ Sex Offender Net Ban Go Too Far?

Joining Nevada and Florida, New Jersey is the latest state to enact legislation that strongly limits the rights of convicted sex offenders to use the Internet ...

Amazon Hits Sales Jackpot in Lucky 13th Holiday Season

Amazon.com executives and investors had a very merry holiday season as buyers chose the online mall in huge numbers ...

China Gets Tough on Piracy, Nails Yahoo

Yahoo China violated Chinese law by facilitating the illegal download of digital music files, a court in Beijing ruled ...

Oracle Kicks Butt, Names Names

Oracle beat many Wall Street predictions in its second fiscal quarter, reporting US$1.3 billion in net income and a year-over-year 36 percent increase in stock earnings. The increase in quarterly profit equated to 25 cents per share ...

VC Funding for Open Source: A Tough Sell

Open source software developers who were active in the late 1990s might find themselves yearning for those good old days, when venture capital flowed like wine at Napa Valley party ...

After Poor Q2, Palm Struggles to Get a Grip

Palm will rely on "operational rigor" to right itself after a disappointing second fiscal quarter, one where the company lost nearly US$10 million, its CEO said ...

Sprint Taps Industry Veteran to Lead Turnaround

Acknowledging improvements are necessary and saying he's the right man for the job, Sprint Nextel has chosen former Embarq CEO Daniel Hesse to be its new president and CEO ...

Zumobi Launches Widgety Mobile Web Interface

Zumobi, a new mobile widget platform and zooming interface based on Microsoft technology, has launched in beta mode after more than a year of development ...

Game Pirates Plunder CDC Earnings

China-based software company CDC raked in the most revenue for a third quarter of its history but nevertheless suffered a net loss of more than US$7 million, a situation blamed in part on "pirate" servers allowing people to play its online game Yulgang without authorization ...

Microsoft’s IE ‘Monopoly’ Has Opera Singing the Blues

Possibly causing worldwide feelings of deja vu, Opera Software has filed a complaint with the European Commission (EC) that says the bundling of Internet Explorer with the Windows operating system amounts to unfair monopolization ...

Ask May Forget, but Google Will Remember

Hoping to add to its paltry market share in the Google-dominated world of Internet search, Ask.com has added a feature that, at the user's request, supposedly deletes records of their online activity. However, the feature might not deliver as much privacy as it seems ...

HP Beefs Up Signage Biz With NUR Macroprinters Buy

In a deal worth US$117 million, HP is buying NUR Macroprinters, an Israel-based maker of wide-format digital inkjet printers widely used by the commercial graphics industry ...

Gemstar, Macrovision Strange Bedfellows in Merger Deal

Predicting the deal will "revolutionize" home entertainment, Macrovision has agreed to acquire Gemstar-TV Guide for about US$2.8 billion ...

Grisoft Grabs LinkScanner Tech, Targets Security Heavy Hitters

Czech Republic-based IT security vendor Grisoft is buying Exploit Prevention Labs, an Atlanta company formed two years ago by security veterans Bob Bales and Roger Thompson ...

Dell to Make $10B Investment in Itself

Living up to a promise it made investors, Dell announced Tuesday it will return to buying back its stock now that an internal accounting investigation is concluded ...

Cryptocurrency is a viable hedge against inflation: Agree or Disagree?
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