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  • News: Remains of the Day: Money makes the world go round

    As The O'Jays once so eloquently put it: "Money money money money money...monnnneyyyy." Whether it's bonuses to Apple execs, the company's new "EasyPay" retail system, a deal with another U.S. carrier, or an attempt to woo a content provider to the tablet, you can bet dollars to donuts that it's the dollars--not the donuts--that make the world go round. Those and the lasers, anyway. Oh, what the remainders for Friday, November 4, 2011 couldn't do with plenty of money and you.

  • News: Senator vows to block FCC nominees over LightSquared

    The controversy over satellite-LTE carrier LightSquared could prevent the U.S. Federal Communications Commission from filling two vacant seats if a U.S. senator follows through on a threat issued this week.

  • News: Wall Street Beat: Mixed news for chips as Groupon IPO soars

    There was mixed news on PC and microprocessor market growth this week, while the Groupon initial public offering Friday showed that there are plenty of people betting that social media will continue to drive technology trends.

  • News: Debate on new copyright enforcement bill heats up

    Supporters of a controversial copyright protection bill recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives are firing back after several digital rights groups have suggested the legislation could lead to law enforcement officials targeting sites like YouTube and Twitter.

  • News: AT&T extends date for T-Mobile deal to close

    AT&T has pushed back the expected date of its proposed US$39 billion merger with T-Mobile USA, saying now that the deal will close in the first half of 2012.

  • News: EU antitrust authority investigates Samsung's use of patents against Apple

    The European Union’s top regulatory watchdog has launched an investigation into Samsung over its attempts to block Apple products.

  • News: Airtel's profits continue to be weighed down by Africa, 3G

    Bharti Airtel's third-quarter profit was hit by high interest and amortization costs related to the mobile network operator's 3G rollout in India and its acquisition in Africa.

  • News: Alcatel-Lucent's saw revenue drop in Q3, but still made a profit

    Alcatel-Lucent reported a drop in revenue during the third quarter, but the company still made a €194 million (US$268 million) profit. However, the future looks murky, the company said on Friday.

  • News: Aruba signals strong growth

    Networking vendor, Aruba Networks, has set out aggressive goals this year and is investing in more staff to help achieve its growth target.

  • News: AMD to lay off 10 percent of global workforce

    AMD plans to lay off 10 percent of its global workforce and will terminate "existing contractual commitments" in a plan to cut costs, the company announced Thursday.

  • News: Apple's Steve Jobs vs. Tim Cook

    Apple became one of the world's most successful technology companies under Steve Jobs, and it remains to be seen whether new leader Tim Cook can sustain the company's market dominance and magic.

  • News: Another Ninjavideo.net founder pleads guilty

    A co-founder of NinjaVideo.net has pleaded guilty to a copyright infringement charge, joining two other founders who pled guilty to charges in September.

  • News: Bloodiest tech industry layoffs of 2011

    Job cuts in the U.S. technology industry in 2011 are down significantly from a year ago and turnover levels in IT shops have returned to pre-recessionary levels, but that doesn’t make the tens of thousands of people in the United States who have been laid off from electronics, telecommunications and computer industry jobs feel much better.

  • News: Study: IT's future lies with cloud computing, security and mobile

    Cloud computing, security and the mobile space hold the most growth potential in the coming years, according to IT professionals surveyed by tech staffing firm Modis.

  • News: More unlicensed mobile spectrum needed, group says

    The U.S. Congress and Federal Communications Commission shouldn't forget unlicensed uses of spectrum as policymakers debate ways to open up more mobile spectrum for broadband and voice services, a group of wireless advocates said Thursday.

  • News: Romanian eBay hacker and prosecutor both unhappy with appeal ruling

    Romanian eBay hacker Vlad Duiculescu, known online as "Vladuz," lost the appeal to get his three-year suspended prison sentence reduced on Tuesday. The court also dismissed the appeal lodged by prosecutors regarding the hacker's acquittal on organized crime charges.

  • News: Oracle, Google again fail to settle Android lawsuit

    Oracle and Google held another settlement conference on Wednesday in their ongoing lawsuit over alleged Java intellectual-property violations in the Android mobile OS, but failed to reach an agreement, according to a filing in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

  • News: Sprint suit against AT&T/T-Mobile deal allowed

    A judge in the U.S. on Wednesday allowed parts of C Spire Wireless and Sprint Nextel's lawsuits against AT&T's proposed US$39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Spanish inquisition

    Apple's design guru gets enmeshed in legal affairs, Cupertino loses a case en España, and South Koreans are about to have a whole lot more fun with their iPhones. Nobody expects the remainders for Wednesday, November 2, 2011!

  • News: HP makes more executive changes

    After a couple of high-profile departures, HP on Wednesday announced some executive appointments, including a new CIO.



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