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April 12, 2010 by

Who should buy Palm? Intel, of course.

With Intel clearly putting more and more resources into embedded systems development on Linux and device hypervisors, Palm would be a natural candidate for acquisition.My Editor-in-Chief and colleague Larry Dignan wrote a great synopsis this morning of the possible and most likely Palm buy-out suitors that could show their hands over the next few weeks and months.

April 15, 2008 by

Intel's first quarter report: What to expect

Intel rolls out the first big technology earnings report after market close Tuesday and analysts are expecting a quarter in line to slightly below expectations.Intel (all resources) is expected to report earnings of 25 cents a share and sales of $9.

March 7, 2007 by

Business and IT: lost in translation?

A new survey finds that IT in Asia is still not aligned with business needs, where 44 percent are clueless about the relationship between IT components and specific business services.

February 22, 2007 by

Should I have bought those Macs?

Why did this math-techie guy with a head towards TCO and maximizing hardware and software purchases with very limited resources give in and buy Apple's cheapest Macs for an English not-so-techie guy?

August 19, 2005 by

Intel stands up for government-owned Wi-Fi

The brewing battle over municipal Wi-Fi heated up yesterday as Intel, with the support of Dell, Cisco, IBM, and SAP, unveiled the "Digital Communities" effort. Thirteen cities - from Philadelphia to Rio - are participating in the project, which is designed to provide technical resources and discounts to help them build out their wireless infrastructure to better support public safety and other government employees, according to a report on CNET's News.

November 30, 2003 by

Big Blue lands supercomputing rental deal

IBM has signed up a second pharmaceutical company, Locus Pharmaceuticals, to a program that has customers pay for supercomputing resources to augment their in-house systems. Locus will tap into a cluster of IBM's Linux servers with Intel processors at an "on demand" supercomputing center, IBM plans to announce Monday.

December 8, 2002 by

Jeff Raikes: 'Failure is not an option'

Microsoft must deliver the reliability, security and quality that enterprise IT demands -- at a much lower TCO. To that end, Microsoft VP Raikes tells David Berlind, the company is sinking significantly greater resources into R&D.

February 5, 2002 by

Novell joins Sun's Liberty Alliance

Novell, a company whose operating system for Intel servers was largely replaced by Microsoft Windows, has joined the Liberty Alliance Project to simplify how digital identity is handled on the Internet. Novell hopes to contribute its expertise in directory software, which keeps track of data such as usernames, passwords and computing resources a person is allowed to use, the company said Monday. Sun Microsystems spawned the Liberty Alliance Project, with powerful early partners bolstered by the later arrival of AOL Time Warner and American Express. Microsoft has indicated that a warmer relationship is possible, as long as the effort doesn't turn into a Microsoft-bashing gang. --Stephen Shankland, Special to ZDNet News


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