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HP to cut 11,000 to 16,000 more jobs

Source: Business Balla | May 22 2014, 4:58pm CDT | by Associated Press

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Hewlett-Packard Co. said Thursday that it is cutting another 11,000 to 16,000 jobs, above a...
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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Takes Aim at the Macbook Air -- Again

Aug 29 2014 6:30pm CDT | Source: Fool.com

Microsoft's latest ad urges consumers to consider its competing tablet hybrid. ...
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Look At IBM's Wild Cult-Like Songbook From 1937 (IBM)

Aug 29 2014 6:02pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

Imagine IBM as a cult in which employees sing songs of praise to the company's founder, TJ Watson, and other executives, and proclaim their love and loyalty to the company, much like hymns of prayer offered in church. It's not a dystopian-society movie using IBM as a backdrop. Such scenes apparently actually happened, and happened routinely, during the company's first 37 years, according to a corporate songbook called ...
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Modi government selling off Indian assets: Mamata
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) Accusing the Narendra Modi led BJP government of selling out the country's assets by embracing FDI across sectors, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday warned that such policies would put Indian economy in grave crisis. | by IANS
 
13 die of Ebola in DRC
Kinshasa, Aug 29 (IANS) A total of 13 people, including five doctors, died of Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the country's Minister of Public Health Felix Kabange told Xinhua Friday. | by IANS
 
How birds learnt to fly
New York, Aug 29 (IANS) Birds have an innate ability to maneuver in mid-air, a talent that could have helped their ancestors learn to fly rather than fall from a perch, says a study. | by IANS
 
 

Hillary Clinton Had A Surprise Interview With Big Republican Cisco CEO John Chambers (CSCO)

Aug 29 2014 4:55pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton showed up as a surprise guest at Cisco's huge internal sales conference that took place this week. She was interviewed on stage by CEO John Chambers. That's a politically interesting combination. Chambers is a Republican who endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential campaign. But that same year, he also said he was a fan of Hillary's hubby, Bill. He told Arik Hesseldahl at AllThingsD that year: "I’m a strong ...
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Amazon, Microsoft, others vie for Android startup Cyanogen

Aug 29 2014 2:36pm CDT | Source: Seattle Business Journal

Cyanogen, a Palo Alto and Seattle-based startup that has developed a popular variation on the Android operating system, is reportedly being considered for acquisition or funding by several Google Inc. rivals. The Information reported that Amazon.com Inc., Microsoft Corp., Samsung Electronics and Yahoo Inc. are among potential partners or buyers of the company founded by former Samsung Mobile R&D chief Steve Kondik, who work ...
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Microsoft: 'Your email belongs to you, not to us'

Aug 29 2014 2:36pm CDT | Source: Triangle Business Journal

Microsoft Corp. is explaining why it's fighting U.S. government efforts to get the company to turn over emails held at one of its servers in Ireland. "We believe your email belongs to you, not us, and that it should receive the same privacy protection as paper letters sent by mail — no matter where it is stored," explained Brendon Lynch, chief privacy officer at Microsoft, in a blog post. A few weeks ago, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) lost a court ro ...
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Palo Alto startup Cyanogen may help Amazon, Microsoft, others compete with Google

Aug 29 2014 1:50pm CDT | Source: San Jose Business Journal

Cyanogen, a Palo Alto startup that has developed a popular variation on the Android operating system, is reportedly being considered for acquisition or funding by Google Inc. rivals. The Information reported that Amazon.com Inc., Microsoft Corp., Samsung Electronics and Yahoo Inc. are among potential partners or buyers of the company founded by former Samsung Mobile R&D chief Steve Kondik, who works out of ...
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Microsoft Rolls Out Kubernetes Support And The Docker Steamroller Keeps Moving

Aug 29 2014 12:52pm CDT | Source: Forbes Real Time

Docker: the open source initiative that takes Linux applications and wraps them up in a nice tight package that means that those applications can be scaled and deployed quickly and easily. Azure: Microsoft’s attempt to deliver a compelling cloud computing infrastructure platform to th ...
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MSN Messenger to end after 15 years

Aug 29 2014 12:48pm CDT | Source: BBC News

Microsoft's MSN Messenger will be switched off in China in October, bringing a final end to the ...
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