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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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MIT paints grim picture for future of U.S. tech research

New report warns that the United States is falling behind in vital areas, including robotics, battery technologies, and quantum computing

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Mac sales climb 10 percent, but revenue again thumps iPad

iPad sales plummeted 23 percent in the first three months of 2015; Tim Cook says, 'It is what it is'

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Microsoft posts second straight double-digit downturn in Windows OEM revenue

Can Redmond make enough from consumers in services to offset the decline in OS revenue?

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Amazon throws down the gauntlet with detailed AWS earnings

By breaking out details about sales and expenses of its cloud business, Amazon is daring other cloud kingpins to do the same

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Comcast's $45 billion Time Warner Cable acquisition is officially dead

Too many regulators had too many problems with making the largest cable provider even larger

Microsoft results get a lift from Office 365 and Azure

Cloud services performed well, but Windows and Office software suffered

Amazon says its cloud is 'a $5 billion business'

AWS generated $1.57 billion for Amazon in the first three months of 2015, nearly 7 percent of Amazon's total revenue

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Apple's U.S. facilities now get 100% of their power from renewables

Company has been building new solar power plants around the U.S. and in China

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