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  • News: SAP acquisition of SuccessFactors clears antitrust hurdle

    SAP's US$3.4 billion acquisition of SuccessFactors has passed an important regulatory step, with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission deciding on Friday to grant early termination of the waiting period required by the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act, SAP announced Wednesday.

  • News: US holiday online spending up 15 percent to $35.3 billion, comScore says

    Online spending so far this holiday season in the U.S. was 15 percent higher than last year, rising to US$35.3 billion, according to figures released Wednesday by comScore.

  • News: Go Daddy Rivals Aim to Capitalize on SOPA Controversy

    Go Daddy rivals including Hover, Name.com, and Namecheap are still looking to capitalize on the world's largest domain registrar's initial decision to support the Stop Online Piracy Act. All four firms continue to offer discounted transfer costs and other enticements to convince website owners to transfer their business away from Go Daddy. A potential Go Daddy exodus could hit its climax Thursday, which has been proclaimed Move Your Domain Day by Namecheap. A thread on Reddit had previously called for a Go Daddy boycott on Thursday.

  • News: Japan's Mitsui to invest in U.S. Tres Amigas smart power grid project

    Mitsui, a massive Japanese conglomerate, will invest US$12 million in an ambitious smart grid project that is being constructed in New Mexico.

  • News: UK e-health system could cost CSC US$1.5B writeoff

    Computer Sciences Corp. might have to write off the US$1.5 billion investment it has made in developing and deploying a failed e-patient records system in the U.K., which the government canceled in September, the company warned in a filing Tuesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • News: Apple fined €900,000 in Italy

    The Italian Antitrust Authority has fined Apple €900,000 (US$1.2 million) for not giving consumers enough information about its guarantees, the authority said on Tuesday.

  • News: Intel antitrust case may be headed to New York court

    A federal judge in Delaware has cancelled a Feb. 14 trial of an antitrust case filed against Intel in 2009, after plaintiff New York state asked the court to allow its transfer to a New York state court.

  • News: 2011's top stories: Steve Jobs

    Earlier this year, the world witnessed a huge loss, there will never be a man quite like Steve Jobs, and not surprisingly, many of our most read stories this year were about the man behind Apple.

  • News: Samsung to buy Sony's share of LCD panel joint company for $934 million

    Sony said Monday it will sell off its entire stake in an LCD (liquid crystal display) manufacturing joint venture with Samsung Electronics for 1.08 trillion won (US$934 million).

  • News: Report: Indian court orders 22 websites to remove offensive content

    A court in Delhi on Saturday ordered 22 Internet companies, including Google and Facebook, to remove certain "anti-religious" and "anti-social" content, the Press Trust of India news agency reported.

  • News: Google wants groups removed from Books lawsuits

    Google asked a federal court to dismiss copyright claims against its Google Books project by groups representing authors and photographers on Thursday, saying the groups could not sue over copyrights they did not own.

  • News: Wall Street Beat: Tech confidence recovers after Oracle's miss

    Confidence in the tech sector appears to be recovering on strong results from Tibco and Red Hat and optimism about the economy, after sinking earlier this week in the wake of a disappointing report from Oracle.

  • News: GoDaddy pulls its support from SOPA

    Giant domain name registrar GoDaddy.com has pulled its support from the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act after owners of several websites announced they would take their business elsewhere.

  • Opinion: GoDaddy Drops Support for SOPA, Avoids Backlash, Boycott

    Domain registrar GoDaddy has pulled its support for the controversial Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA) after several high-profile clients threaten to leave the company. GoDaddy announced the about face on the controversial bill in a press release sent out on Friday.

  • News: Tech Community Lashes Out at GoDaddy Over SOPA Support

    Giant domain name registrar GoDaddy is under fire after the company recently acknowledged it supports the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) currently before Congress.

  • News: Patent firm sues German retailers for selling HTC phones

    IPCom, a German company that licenses technology patents for mobile phones, is suing German retailers for continuing to sell 3G HTC phones in violation of a court injunction issued in 2009.

  • Opinion: 2012 predictions: What to expect in technology in 2012

    Our special 200th issue of PC Advisor includes a look back at the ground we’ve covered over the past 16 years. But let’s briefly look forward to the immediate future of computer technologies we can expect to see over the coming year.

  • News: Go Daddy faces boycott threat from SOPA opponents

    Internet domain registrar Go Daddy is facing a boycott threat after it figured in a list of supporters of the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).

  • News: FCC clears AT&T-Qualcomm spectrum deal

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission approved AT&T's US$1.9 billion purchase of spectrum from Qualcomm on Thursday, allowing the carrier to salvage one ambitious deal to acquire more spectrum, after shooting down its planned merger with T-Mobile USA.

  • News: Microsoft Exits CES: 5 Reasons Behind the Move

    When Microsoft announced that it was scaling back its role at the annual CES extravaganza, it tried to put the best possible face on the move. But tech writers hashed over the development on the Internet.



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