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AMD withdraws from high-density server business

The company is ditching a business it formed by acquiring SeaMicro three years ago

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Docker attracts another $95 million in venture funding

After Docker's fourth round of funding it's time to ask: When will the container maven be able to cut the investor purse strings?

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Former Office president DelBene returns to the Microsoft fold

DelBene’s cloud chops, notably Office 365, help reunite him with old friend Satya Nadella

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Meg Whitman’s 4-step guide to killing acquisitions

Some executives just don’t learn from past mistakes. Acquisitions can be ugly if you simply repeat a process that has yet to work

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What's behind Microsoft's not-so-crazy startup spending spree

Microsoft so far this year has been the most acquisitive company in enterprise IT, snapping up at least four firms on top of four others that it bought in the last two months of 2014. And while the buyouts might at first glance appear...

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Global IT spending shrinks as dollar strengthens

Gartner decreases its global IT spending forecast as a strong dollar against currencies such as the Euro will affect IT buying

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The $99 PC is coming, and that's bad news

Chromebooks are finally gaining traction, and PCs on a stick are arriving -- that spells trouble for the struggling PC industry

Informatica goes private in $5.3B buyout

The move will take the data-integration giant away from Wall Street's prying eyes

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Microsoft closes acquisition of R software and services provider

Revolution Analytics provides services for the open source R programming language for statistical computing and predictive analytics

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Bigger is better -- for telecom companies, not Internet users

Charter Communications' merger further consolidates an industry characterized by scant competition and unacceptably slow Internet access speeds

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Watch out, Uber: The sharing-economy boom could deflate

Today, workers at companies like Uber and Homejoy shoulder the risk but reap little of the reward

SAP co-founder Tschira dies at 74

He founded SAP with four former IBM colleagues in 1972 with a vision of real-time data prcoessing

Indiana protest over religious freedom law

Indiana law is fast having ‘definite negative impact’ on tech

As it loses sponsors, organizers of the Indy Big Data event want lawmakers to change the new 'religious freedom' law

Microsoft wants to make PowerPoint more Web-friendly, buys LiveLoop

The software giant continues to buy companies to strengthen its Office apps and services

Apple database acquisition could help improve performance of its services

FoundationDB's NoSQL technology lets the company grow its services and still keep users happy

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'Becoming Steve Jobs' is not the bio Jobs wanted

The apologia for the Apple co-founder is heartfelt, but also a distortion of his reality

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Top enterprise IT companies where people want to work

Startup Poachable shares insights based on passive job-seeker interests

Amazon gets FAA approval for drone delivery tests

The company threatened to take research overseas if it didn't get a license

HTC replaces CEO with company founder

Ex-CEO Peter Chou will lead an HTC development lab as founder Cher Wang takes over

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