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Uh doh. Sprextel probably to go with CDMA.

If you are a Nextel subscriber like I've been for close to three years, then you were probably cursing everytime you left Nextel's coverage area. Nextel's phones, which are based on Motorola's iDen technology, aren't like those from any other US-based wireless carrier.

February 10, 2005 by David Berlind

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Fiorina's tenure in quotes

News.com put together a collection of quotes covering the period of Carly Fiorina's six-year reign at HP that show the roller coaster ride that came to a halt today.

February 9, 2005 by Dan Farber

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The new CEO of HP will be...?

Now that Carly Fiorina is part of the HP legacy, who will be the next CEO? As Fiorina has experienced, running a complex, global tech company with 150,000 employees in 170 countries and $80 billion in revenue, and a soup to nuts product set ranging from consumer cameras to high-end enterprise servers, is no picnic, even if you are well compensated.

February 9, 2005 by Dan Farber

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A grid by any other name (eg: utility) is just a grid

I'm at GlobusWorld in Boston, where a relatively small herd of grid lovers has gathered to get an update on the state-of-the-state of the fundamentally disruptive technology (disruptive to most existing compute paradigms). I took meetings with the Enterprise Grid Alliance, MCNC (its grid-enabled North Carolina-wide backbone network is one of the more advanced of its kind in the world) and an outfit with some way-cool "hive computing" technology called Tsunami Research.

February 8, 2005 by David Berlind

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Damage control dominates Sun CTO's maiden voyage into blogosphere

With so many things going on at once for Sun Microsystems, it was only a matter of time before another Sun big gun was enlisted to help load balance the blarketing (blogs+marketing) that the company's COO and president Jonathan Schwartz has so far been handling single-handedly.

February 8, 2005 by David Berlind

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