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WSJ: IBM in talks to buy Sun

IBM is reportedly in talks to buy Sun Microsystems in a transaction that could be "at least $6.5 billion" in cash and could happen as early as this week, according to a Wall Street Journal report that cites unnamed sources.

March 17, 2009 by Sam Diaz


Privacy group to FTC: Google's cloud is unsafe

A Washington-based privacy group wants the Federal Trade Commission to launch an investigation of the cloud-computing services offered by Google - including Gmail, Google Docs, Google Calendar and others - to ensure that they are as secure as Google promises they will be.Specifically, the matters stems from reports earlier this month that a software bug in Google Docs publicly exposed documents believed to be private.

March 17, 2009 by Sam Diaz


Google Chrome: Still value in a "beta"

Google is putting the beta label back on some versions of its Chrome browser - well, sort of. The company said today that it's re-introducing the beta channel so it can get some feedback from people who are willing to be guinea pigs for new features.

March 17, 2009 by Sam Diaz