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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


EU plans mandatory cross-border rules to fight corporate tax evasion

To combat tax avoidance schemes by companies like Amazon and Apple, taxes would be paid to countries in which profits are generated

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IT workers win key ruling against visa-using firm

Infosys had asked for the dismissal of a discrimination case brought by four IT workers, but the judge rejected outright dismissal

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What Jony Ive's new job means for Apple design

The company's first ever Chief Design Officer will play a bigger role than ever

EMC scoops up Virtustream for cloud management in $1.2 billion deal

Virtustream provides software for running complex SAP applications in the cloud

Charter Communications confirms bid to buy Time Warner Cable

If approved, the deal would create the second-biggest cable operator in the U.S.

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Feds vs. Silicon Valley: Who do you trust less?

Americans trust the feds more than tech companies to safeguard their data -- a sad truth that should put Silicon Valley on notice

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Patent trolls may be preparing to target 3D printing

The official owner of intellectual property in 3D printing can be unclear, as the number of 3D printing patents is rising quickly

Survey claims New York tech startup scene is more innovative than Silicon Valley

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

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Java at 20: Its successes, failures, and future

Oracle's Java VP discusses J2EE, OpenJDK, security woes, and the long gap before Java 7

Apple buys GPS startup Coherent to beef up mapping technology

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

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Intel's Gordon Moore amazed at legacy of Moore's Law

Gordon Moore talks about his famous observation that paved the way for faster, smaller and cheaper computing devices.

Verizon bids $4.4 billion for AOL

The operator wants more content and an advertising platform as it looks for new ways to make money

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Tech's highest-paid CEOs

Apple chief Tim Cook is getting one of the biggest raises, and newcomers John Chen of BlackBerry and Satya Nadella of Microsoft earn the most

Intel increases its hiring among women, minorities

Intel's also investing $5 million in an education program in Oakland, California

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Europe strikes back at Silicon Valley

A wave of protectionism in Europe is making life hard for U.S. tech giants. Here's why it won’t get any better

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Interview of everything: Cisco CEO Chambers on white boxes, SDN, leadership, and the cloud

Little did we know that our interview with John Chambers at Cisco’s Texas Data Center Day in April might be our last with him as the company’s CEO. As we learned this week, he’ll hand the reins to Chuck Robbins in July, though will...

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Microsoft wants Verizon to hand over names of suspected Windows pirates

Microsoft wants names to sue for activating "hundreds of copies of Windows 7" that used stolen keys

Cisco taps veteran Robbins to replace Chambers as CEO

17-year Cisco veteran Chuck Robbins stepping up from VP of worldwide field operations to replace John Chambers as CEO

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