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Cisco and Netgear line up behind new Helix 64-bit ARM chips

AppliedMicro is looking to disrupt the embedded chip market with the new SOC

Google-backed Thread Group opens membership, wades into home IoT marsh

The group wants vendors to adopt its networking stack for connected-home devices


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White House Sets 20% Data Center Efficiency Goal, But Finds Few Takers

Without a carbon tax or anything that penalizes fossil fuel consumption, the federal government has little ability to influence how much energy a data center uses. But it's trying.

African countries move to require inclusion of local suppliers in big telecom projects

Foreign companies, mainly from China, have been winning huge contracts and cutting out local competition, sometimes via bribery

Alcatel-Lucent sells enterprise networking unit to China Huaxin

The unit's head, now its CEO, has high hopes for the company's communications products and software-defined networking implementations

Fujitsu to design Japanese exascale supercomputer

The machine may hit 1 quintillion calculations per second in 2020

A year later, Ellison apologizes for standing up his customers

The Oracle executive missed a keynote a year earlier to attend a boat race

Cray aims to stay in big leagues with XC40 supercomputers

Cray's XC40 will be used in the U.S. Department of Energy's Trinity and other supercomputers

Icahn says PayPal spin-off is almost a 'no brainer'

Activist investor says PayPal needs to acquire competitors or be acquired

EBay spins off PayPal into separate company

Investor Carl Icahn called for the split earlier this year

European Commission details grounds for Apple tax probe

The tax probe focuses on use of transfer pricing arrangements by two Apple subsidiaries

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Unlike IBM, Lenovo to Manufacture Some System x Servers in U.S.

Lenovo officially acquires IBM's x86 server business Wednesday, promising a seamless transition for its customers, while taking some new security-focused steps.

Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd: Our IP will help us win in the cloud

Hurd has something to sell customers at all levels of the cloud stack

Oracle rolls out analytics cloud services

Its Exalytics in-memory appliance also gets an upgrade

Oracle expanding depth of its cloud development platform

Six new services are in the works, but no availability date was released

Tibco goes to private equity firm for $4.3 billion

Middleware firm Tibco announced earlier this month it was considering financial alternatives

General Motors Puts First Cybersecurity Chief in the Seat

As automated driving looms, security gets more complex

Software stack from Eclipse could unleash Java developer army on IoT

The Eclipse Foundation is launching a free, open-source Java stack for IoT

Apple tax probe details to be published by European Commission on Tuesday

Apple could have received significant tax reductions from Irish authorities

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Open Internet Central to U.S. Trade Policy

Administration officials say they are sympathetic to U.S. cloud service providers' concerns that data-localization requirements, other restrictive policies and the fallout from Edward Snowden's revelations cut off access to foreign...

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