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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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The 11 Most Popular Apps Employees Use At Work

Oct 21 2014 7:38pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

In the olden days, like in 2006 (before Apple introduced the iPhone), the apps that employees used for work were the apps their companies gave them. No longer. Today employees and IT departments work together to choose apps. Sometimes employees simply buy the apps and load them onto their own PCs, tablets, and smartphones themselves. The apps that employees bring in has been dubbed "shadow IT" and a company called Skyhigh Networks hel ...
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Madrid, Oct 21 (Xinhua) Spanish nursing auxiliary Teresa Romero was pronounced cured of the Ebola virus disease according to World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines after the results of a second test confirmed Tuesday that she no longer had the virus in her blood. | by IANS
 
Clinical trials of Ebola vaccine start Nov 1 in Switzerland
Geneva, Oct 21 (IANS/EFE) The World Health Organisation (WHO) announced Tuesday that it will begin clinical trials Nov 1 in Switzerland of one of the two anti-Ebola vaccines currently under development. | by IANS
 
Colombia to launch world's first floating gas liquefaction plant
Bogota, Oct 21 (IANS/EFE) The world's first floating gas liquefaction plant is due to begin operating next year off the coast of northern Colombia under a pact between Canada-based Pacific Rubiales Energy and Belgian shipbuilder Exmar. | by IANS
 
 

Ballmer defends Nadella, says 'he allowed good karma to happen'

Oct 21 2014 4:55pm CDT | Source: Seattle Business Journal

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer defended CEO Satya Nadella in an interview with CBS This Morning Tuesday. "When you're the CEO of a big company, you have to be thinking about sort of seven dimensions of everything you say," Ballmer said in the CBS interview. "Satya spoke about his personal experience, actually he allowed good karma to happen and good things happened to him and he was very f ...
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Steve Ballmer On His Relationship With Bill Gates: 'We've Dusted Up Many Times' (MSFT)

Oct 21 2014 4:12pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer appeared on "CBS This Morning" talking about his new job as owner of the L.A. Clippers. One thing that strikes us: how obviously happy he is. He had the whole staff of CBS cracking up. It reminds us of the other former CEO of Microsoft, Bill Gates, who is also extremely happy to be mostly focused on philanthropy. Gates, who is chairman, spends about one ...
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Download Windows 10 Technical Preview build 9860 now!

Oct 21 2014 3:39pm CDT | Source: BetaNews

Windows 10 Technical Preview has just been updated. We've been working with build 9841 for a little while, and now it's time for an upgrade. Today, Microsoft releases build 9860 to people signed up to the Windows Insider Program, and there are number of key additions. There's the Action Center to handle notifications, new animations, and improved multi-monitor handling. It's far fr ...
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HP Is Going To Announce A Crazy New Computer That Can Scan Objects In 3-D (HPQ)

Oct 21 2014 2:32pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

HP is preparing to release a new computer with a built-in projector and 3-D scanner, according to Re/code's Arik Hesseldahl. The computer will be called Sprout, and HP is reportedly planning to unveil it at an event on Oct. 29. Based on Re/code's description, it doesn't seem like the Sprout will look like an ordinary laptop or desktop computer. The Sprout is said to include three primary parts: a flat touch-enabled surface, a large flat screen display similar ...
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NASCAR Turns To Microsoft And Windows 8 To Streamline Race Operations

Oct 21 2014 1:47pm CDT | Source: Forbes Real Time

Have you ever experienced the chest-rattling thrill of a NASCAR race up close and personal? There is a lot of effort involved before the green flag drops to start the race to make sure all of the vehicles comply with NASCAR rules, and—most importantly—that the vehicles are safe. The pre-race [.. ...
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Microsoft CEO Nadella received $84-mn package

Oct 21 2014 1:46pm CDT | Source: Business Standard

He also received a one-time retention award worth $13.5 mill ...
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