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  • News: IBM buys Emptoris for contract managment, supply software

    IBM has signed a deal to buy supply and contract management software vendor Emptoris in another bid to fill out its growing catalog of business-to-business and business-to-consumer commerce technologies, the company announced Thursday. Terms of the deal, which is scheduled to close in the first quarter of next year, were not provided.

  • News: IT hiring expected to rise in 2012, says survey

    The IT job market in 2012 shows some signs of improvement when it comes to hiring, but most companies still aren't expanding.

  • News: American Tower and MTN expand telco infrastructure arrangement

    American Tower has acquired MTN Uganda's telecommunications tower sites in a US$175 million deal, signaling an expansion of the companies' cooperation on infrastructure management.

  • News: Intel reorganizes mobile business to speed and improve development

    In a reorganization of its mobile business, Intel said Wednesday it has formed a new group, called the Mobile and Communications Group (MCG) that will focus on phones, tablets, and other mobile devices.

  • News: IBM system monitors food supply chains in China

    IBM is helping a Chinese state-owned firm to monitor food safety in the country, by building a new system meant to prevent tainted products from being sold to consumers.

  • News: Paychecks, .xxx, and domain name woes highlight House hearing

    ICANN's plans to roll out a slew of new top-level domain names next year, including the .xxx domain, were the subject of House subcommittee hearing Wednesday.

  • News: Feds again say LightSquared interferes with GPS

    A second round of tests on LightSquared's proposed land-based mobile data network again showed interference with a majority of GPS devices, except for cellphones, two U.S. federal departments said Wednesday.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Protest too much

    Google preps its Siri competitor. Time thinks very, very different. And apparently developers don't like it when the U.S. government causes their apps to be pulled from the App Store. The remainders for Wednesday, December 14, 2011 need some hot cocoa.

  • Opinion: Google Donates $850,000 to Restore Bletchley Park

    Google has donated £550,000 ($850,000) to restore Bletchley Park, the famous WWII era site where the German Enigma code was cracked and most of modern cryptography and computing theory was developed. The donation will go towards repairs of the site which is, in some of its structures, in danger of collapse.

  • News: Feds again say LightSquared interferes with GPS

    A second round of tests on LightSquared's proposed land-based mobile data network again showed interference with a majority of GPS devices, except for cellphones, two U.S. federal departments said Wednesday.

  • News: University accuses Oracle of extortion, lies, 'rigged' demo in lawsuit

    New details have emerged in Montclair State University's lawsuit against Oracle in connection with a troubled ERP (enterprise resource planning) project, in a court filing that includes more information about Oracle's alleged failings and also accuses the vendor of extortion as well as "inducing" the institution to take on the implementation.

  • News: Former congressional staffers lobby for copyright bills

    Eight former staff members of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee are now lobbying on behalf of companies or groups supporting controversial copyright enforcement legislation in Congress, an example of the close ties often found between the political establishment and business interests.

  • News: Novell lawsuit against Microsoft goes to jury

    A Utah jury has begun deliberating over a US$1 billion antitrust lawsuit Novell first brought against Microsoft in 2004. Observers of the case expect the jury to reach a decision as early as Wednesday evening.

  • News: ITC delays ruling in Apple patent case against HTC

    The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has delayed ruling on a patent case brought against smartphone maker HTC by Apple.

  • News: IBM strikes deal with EU over antitrust complaint

    Computer giant IBM has made legally binding concessions to European Union regulators in order to avoid a fine for anticompetitive practices.

  • Opinion: NTSB Wants Gadget Makers' Help on Driver Cellphone Ban

    The National Transportation Safety Board hopes gadget makers will add new features to their devices that encourage people to stop using portable electronic devices while driving. The NTSB recommended that all 50 states enact laws that bar drivers from using portable electronic devices of any kind while operating a vehicle.

  • News: Hitachi-LG Data Storage execs plead guilty to price fixing

    Three executives at Hitachi-LG Data Storage (HLDS) have agreed to plead guilty and serve prison time in the U.S. for their participation in a series of conspiracies to rig bids and fix the prices of optical disk drives sold to large computer makers, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday.

  • News: Kenyan government shifts focus from connectivity to cyber security

    Three years ago Internet connectivity was a major concern in Kenya, until the undersea optical fiber cable linking the country to the world was installed. This connectivity has enabled business to collaborate with overseas partners among other benefits, though the super highway has brought yet another problem - Cyber security. This has shifted the priority of the Kenyan government to create awareness and secure virtual systems operating in the internet ecosystem.

  • News: Nationwide spends £10m on employee social networking system

    COO Tony Prestedge outlines employee engagement initiative

  • News: Microsoft boosts Office 365 regulatory compliance

    Microsoft has taken steps to make Office 365 more attractive to U.S. and European customers who have to comply with regulatory requirements related to data protection, the company is expected to announce Wednesday.



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