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ICANN chief to leave office early, may miss key transition

Fadi Chehadé, now shepherding the organization away from the U.S. government, will step down in March.

HP's profit slips 21% as services business stumbles

The company says its on track to divide into two companies in November.

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Lenovo's profit hit by acquisitions of Motorola, IBM server business

The Chinese PC vendor is pulling more revenue from smartphones, tablets and servers.

By the numbers: Apple iPhone, iPad and Mac quarterly sales

While there's a lot of chatter about declining iPad revenue, what about overall number of devices sold? We take a look at unit sales, accounting for seasonal swings.

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Java's key to success: Simplicity

Java's success in remaining relevant in the ever-changing landscape of software development has been its simplicity.

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No encryption back doors, says EU digital commissioner

Back doors in encryption will sooner or later lead to misuse, the EU's digital Commissioner said.

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Patent trolls may be preparing to target 3D printing

With the number of 3D printing patents rising quickly, it's ripe for the next onslaught of litigation.

CSC to split in two, spin off U.S. public sector business

IT services vendor Computer Sciences Corp. said Tuesday it plans to separate its $4.1 billion U.S. public sector business to form a new company.

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How to drive growth in tech start-ups: 3 steps

Jose Morales, VP of corporate development at enterprise software developer company Atlasssian, shares how the company positioned itself for growth.

6 China residents charged with stealing US mobile phone technology

Six residents of China face economic espionage and theft of trade secret charges for allegedly funneling radio frequency technologies used in mobile devices from U.S. companies to a university controlled by the Chinese government.

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Alibaba to open more data centers in global cloud computing push

To expand its cloud computing business, China's Alibaba Group is preparing to open more data centers across the world.

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2 problems every tech startup must solve

In this video from DEMO Traction in San Francisco on April 22, 2015, Michelle Zatlyn, cofounder and head of user experience at Web performance and security company CloudFlare, details the issues entrepreneurs should -- and shouldn’t...

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A feisty John Chambers bows out at Cisco

John Chambers got a little feisty and a bit sentimental in his last earnings call as Cisco's CEO on Wednesday, dismissing a criticism of the company as "garbage."

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HP's PC group cranks up design and gaming efforts before spin-off

HP is focusing heavily on design and new innovations as it prepares for a spin-off into a separate company.

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Saying yes to no college

From students to corporations, many are questioning the future relevance that higher education degrees will bring to job opportunities and earning potential. For those young people who are choosing not to go to college, what impact...


Verizon's buy of AOL would offer edge against Google, Facebook on mobile ads

In the Internet era, many multibillion-dollar acquisitions sound insanely ambitious and out of line. Verizon's plan to buy AOL for $4.4 billion might seem to fit that high degree of corporate ambition — on the surface.

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Tech's highest paid CEOs

Analysis of 50 tech CEO pay packages shows Apple chief Tim Cook getting one of the biggest raises and newcomers John Chen of Blackberry and Satya Nadella of Microsoft earning the most.

You can cross Microsoft off the list of Salesforce suitors

Rumors of a potential Salesforce acquisition have been flying for over a week now, including the recent suggestion that Microsoft was a likely contender. According to a new report, however, it now looks like that's not the...

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Fitbit's IPO pitch shows a strong pulse

Fitbit, the maker of wearable activity trackers, has filed to go public and revealed some strong sales numbers in its filing.

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