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FTC warns of using big data to exclude consumers

The agency will enforce existing laws related to privacy and discrimination, the FTC's chairwoman says

Oracle to acquire content storage management company Front Porch Digital

Front Porch Digital technology is used by media companies, government agencies, and sports organizations for a variety of applications

HP buys cloud provider Eucalyptus, Marten Mickos to lead HP Cloud

Eucalyptus CEO Marten Mickos will head HP's Helion cloud services and software

The feds are putting your tax dollars to work in the cloud

Cloud providers should copy the National Science Foundation's efforts to enable experimentation with cloud architectures, apps

Intel aims to get inside everything, not just PCs

Intel's chips now power all sorts of items you probably didn't expect: beer kegs, big-rig trucks, and wireless charging

FCC may put mobile under same Net neutrality rules as wired broadband

The past double standard is a big issue in many public comments, FCC Chairman Wheeler said

Oracle completes Micros acquisition, forms new global business unit

Oracle makes a big push into hospitality and retail with the addition of Micros

CloudStack, losing to OpenStack, takes its ball and goes home

A major reorg at Citrix tells us the cloud platform will be rethought and perhaps rerouted in a new direction

Salesforce.com launches $100 million venture capital fund

The money will go to startups building mobile applications on Salesforce.com's Salesforce1 platform

IT jobs take a summer swan dive

Uptick in IT jobs couldn't keep pace in July and August, when numbers slumped considerably

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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

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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

Intel aims to get inside everything, not just PCs
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Intel aims to get inside everything, not just PCs

Blog by Bill Snyder

Intel's chips now power all sorts of items you probably didn't expect: beer kegs, big-rig trucks, and wireless charging
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