Speaking on Cisco's third-quarter earnings conference call, Chambers was asked about competition from Huawei — a Chinese networking rival — and didn't pull any punches.
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Note:Corrected a few items below: Changed headline from:Apple-Cisco iPhone dispute almost resolved toApple-Cisco iPhone dispute almost resolvedBegin post:Apple blazed out of the gate at Macworld touting its iPhone leaving a big question mark. Doesn't the iPhone name belong to Cisco.
Salesforce.com ended its fiscal year with 646,000 paying subscribers and a large enterprise that accounts for 25,000 subscriptions.
Cisco will acquire WebEx in a deal valued at roughly $3.2 billion.
Wanted to point out a correction on a post I had yesterday. The post made it sound like the Apple-Cisco iPhone agreement over the name was a done deal.
Cisco and Apple are taking a little extra time to work out the iPhone trademark spat. A terse joint statement reads:"Apple and Cisco have agreed to extend the time for Apple to respond to the lawsuit to allow for discussions between the companies with the aim of reaching agreement on trademark rights and interoperability.
The maker of Internet routers says it will lay off about 8 percent to 9 percent of its work force amid disappointing second-quarter results.
Notable headlines:The iPhone saga just won't end. And Apple isn't sounding all that diplomatic.
The iPhone saga just won't end. The latest wrinkle came last night when Cisco sued Apple for infringing on its iPhone trademark.
Why didn't Apple work out the legalities of using Cisco's iPhone trademark before going through the Macworld song and dance? Very good question.