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Charter reportedly close to $55 billion deal for Time Warner Cable

The deal, in the wake of Comcast's failed bid, may be announced as early as Tuesday, according to reports

BlackBerry cutting staff in smartphone unit

The company will continue to grow customer-facing teams and bring new talent in areas like IoT


HP sells majority stake of China server, storage business to Tsinghua Holdings

The companies are forming a joint venture called H3C to sell HP enterprise hardware products

Lenovo's profit hit by acquisitions of Motorola, IBM server business

The Chinese PC vendor is pulling more revenue from smartphones, tablets and servers

RadioShack, US states reach agreement on sale of customer data

The data to be sold has been considerably reduced, according to Texas attorney general Ken Paxton

CSC to split in two, spin off US public sector work

Computer Sciences Corporation, founded in 1959, is becoming two companies

Survey claims New York startup scene is more innovative

About 86 percent of IT executives surveyed consider New York to have a booming tech scene

Apple buys GPS startup Coherent to beef up mapping technology

Several Coherent employees have taken jobs working on Apple's map and location technologies

FTC recommends conditions for sale of RadioShack customer data

The FTC said it would prefer a model based on a settlement adopted with online toy retailer Toysmart.com

Google's self-driving cars hitting the streets of California

A "safety driver" will be onboard and will use a removable steering wheel to take over if there are any mishaps

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, May 15

Google's prototype cars are hitting the road...smartphone upstarts put on the pressure...Reddit rules draw backlash

With a fresh $40M, Percolate wants to be a Swiss Army knife for marketing software

The company says it offers an all-in-one alternative to myriad marketing tools

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CenturyLink's new data center runs on water

CenturyLink, which runs 55 data centers, today announced the opening of a new data center that gets 85% of its power from a Columbia River dam.

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How IT automation put fast food maker on fast track to success

A look at how Subway successfully unified and automated a series of key data center batch processes that put the submarine sandwich maker on a path to success.

Alibaba won't last without expanding globally, new CEO says

Alibaba is looking to grow its cloud computing business in the US

A feisty John Chambers bows out on his final Cisco earnings call

Chambers says he'll be an advisor and a coach when new CEO Chuck Robbins takes over

HP's PC group cranks up design, gaming efforts ahead of spin-off

HP's PC group is trying to establish a strong brand identity before it splits into a separate company

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Fujitsu pushes wearable IoT tags that detect falls, heat stress

The Bluetooth tags are aimed at medical, infrastructure and manufacturing customers.

Salesforce teams with Sage, spawns new cloud platform for SMBs

Built on Salesforce 1, Sage Life aims to help small companies connect customer, accounting, payroll and finance data in one system

Driverless cars: car crashes were all to do with human drivers, not autonomous system, Google claims

Google's driverless cars have crashed 11 times

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