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HP serves up its open switches

Accton-based hardware, announced in February, certified by OCP and run multiple OSes

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Mesophere assembles a software stack to analyze streaming data

Open source software vendor Mesosphere plans to release a stack of integrated software that would make it easy for enterprises to capture data in real time and analyze it on the fly.

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IBM partners to make mainframes more mainstream

IBM wants to improve its mainframe business with a Linux push and introduced new mainframe servers dubbed Emperor and Rockhopper.

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How the tech industry is greening its data centers

The desire to be masters of their own energy domains has helped fast-track a growing community of self-generating – and increasingly green – data center power consumers.

Alibaba to open data center in Singapore, amid $1 billion cloud push

Alibaba Group's cloud business is targeting the Southeast Asian market with a new data center that will go online in Singapore this September.

Software upgrade could be cause of US airline disruption

The Federal Aviation Administration has zeroed in on a recent upgrade at a radar facility

Free Windows 10 upgrade will have 'no financial impact' on Microsoft

Letting consumers get the latest version of its operating system won't mean much in terms of the tech giant's finances

Tianjin explosion shuts down Chinese supercomputer

The Tianhe-1A was still running following the explosion

Apple, Intel cite gains in hiring women and minorities

Since January, Apple said nearly half of its U.S. hires were women, black, Hispanic or Native American

Alibaba's cloud and mobile businesses soar, but total revenue disappoints

The company's revenue missed Wall Street's expectations

HTC to cut work force by 15 percent, amid struggling smartphone sales

HTC is forming new business groups to focus on virtual reality and connected lifestyle products

Cisco warns customers about attacks installing rogue firmware on networking gear

Compromised administrative credentials were used to flash malicious boot firmware on Cisco IOS devices

Lenovo's Motorola business to produce phones at quicker pace, less cost

Lenovo announced it would cut 3,200 jobs in its businesses

Struggling Lenovo to cut 3,200 jobs, streamline handset business

Lenovo reported weak second quarter earnings

Cisco's new CEO hints at deals in software and security

The company will be 'very acquisitive,' Chuck Robbins says

Microsoft's Surface Hub collaboration tool delayed until 2016

While it was supposed to ship next month, Microsoft now says the mega-display and conferencing tool will be held back until January

Alibaba's cloud and mobile business soar, but total revenue disappoints

The company's revenue missed Wall Street's expectations

FIS seeks to boost financial software portfolio with $9.1B Sungard acquisition

SunGard, owned for the past decade by a group of private equity firms, had been planning to launch an IPO

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Docker Content Trust steps up container security

Docker Content Trust seeks to provide a standard security framework for Docker images, via open source key-sharing

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