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Lenovo aims at toppling rivals in the server market

Lenovo's IBM x86 server business purchase has given the Chinese vendor a foothold in the market

Avago is buying Broadcom for $37 Billion to create a networking chip giant

The combined company will develop chipsets for wired and wireless networks


Sony keeps optical discs alive with storage startup acquisition

Sony has acquired Optical Archive in a bid to get businesses to put 'cold storage' data on optical discs

Chip maker Avago may be close to buying Broadcom

The companies reportedly are in advanced talks

Rubrik adds $41m in funding, releases backup appliance

The company's r300 Series hybrid cloud appliance is now generally available

Charter Communications confirms bid to buy Time Warner Cable

The companies expect to close the deal by the end of 2015.

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.

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