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Republicans to FCC: Don't force municipal broadband on us

Republicans decry the FCC's tentative plans to reverse laws prohibiting municipal broadband networks, citing states' rights

Good news from HP: It could be worse

No new layoffs, no new buckets of red ink, and strong corporate PC sales show that HP may have stopped sinking

HP reports surprise growth as PC sales climb

The company's PC business grew 12 percent, though most other divisions declined

In his own words: Best quotes of Steve Ballmer

As he steps down from Microsoft's board, here's a look back at some of his most memorable quotes

In Microsoft's cloud quest, some will get left behind

Risk of 'technical drift' is especially pernicious when your vendor appears to support the cloud but is only paying lip service

FCC allowed to question AT&T, Verizon on business broadband pricing

The OMB gives the agency permission to collect data on the special-access business broadband market

Steve Ballmer steps down from Microsoft's board

'I have become very busy' since leaving Microsoft, Ballmer says in a letter to CEO Satya Nadella

VC investors hot for the cloud, mobile, and robots

Deloitte survey shows investment in U.S. tech companies has increased for the third year in a row

Google acquires Jetpac to boost image recognition know-how

Jetpac's technology can be used to find anything on images, but Google is mum about its plans

FCC extends Net neutrality comment period to Sept. 15

The public will now have five additional days to weigh in on how the government should regulate Web traffic

The Industry Standard Slideshow

The rise and fall of Sun Microsystems

Sun was a tech juggernaut for nearly three decades. Our memorial slideshow gives this former titan its due more

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Guiding iPhone into the business world

Apart from being a very cool device, the iPhone can serve as a powerful business tool whose ease of use makes it a crowd favorite... more

The Industry Standard Test Center: analysis

Why IT gives business a competitive edge

Smart companies like JetBlue, NetFlix, and BNSF Railway are reaping sustained rewards by weaving IT into the fabric of their... more

Good news from HP: It could be worse
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Blog by Bill Snyder

No new layoffs, no new buckets of red ink, and strong corporate PC sales show that HP may have stopped sinking
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