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  • News: Intel reports Q3 profit growth despite Atom's struggles

    Intel on Wednesday reported profit and revenue gains for the third quarter of fiscal 2011 on strong PC and server chip sales, overcoming a drop in Atom tablet and netbook chip sales.

  • News: Congress wants answers on Amazon Silk privacy

    A Massachusetts congressman has asked Amazon.com to spell out whether and how its upcoming Silk browser will collect information from users when the retail giant launches its Kindle tablet next month.

  • News: Silicon Valley luminaries, entertainers and politicians attend Jobs memorial

    Apple was understandably tight-lipped about who was at the private memorial for Steve Jobs, but some of the names of those attending have been published.

  • News: US lawmakers push to limit gov't mobile tracking

    The U.S. Congress needs to pass legislation that would require law enforcement agencies to get permission from a judge before tracking suspects through their mobile phones, instead of the now-common practice of tracking a mobile subscriber's location after a prosecutor-issued subpoena, two U.S. lawmakers said Tuesday.

  • News: Oracle buys Endeca for unstructured information search technology

    Oracle said Tuesday it is buying Endeca Technologies, a move that will bolster its capabilities for searching and analyzing unstructured information.

  • News: CSC Denmark CEO resigns

    CSC Denmark's CEO Carsten Lind has resigned, marking another difficult turn for the company hit by industrial actions and an investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • News: GOP's tech visa bill copies, literally, Democrat's bill

    A Republican lawmaker has submitted legislation that would make foreign students who earn advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering or math at U.S. universities automatically eligible for a green card or permanent residency if they have a job offer.

  • News: HTC loses initial patent ruling against Apple

    The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Monday that Apple did not violate four patents held by HTC, which said it intends to appeal.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Beam me up, Siri

    Siri's been ported to the iPhone 4, a studio chief fondly remembers Steve Jobs's heckling, and fame does not buy happiness--or iPhones, apparently. The remainders for Monday, October 17, 2011, are ready to blast off.

  • News: Internode MD: 'Flawed' Telstra separation puts pressure on gov't over NBN

    The Government and the Australian Competition and Consumers Commission (ACCC) have been put in a difficult spot over the National Broadband Network (NBN) thanks to shortcomings of Telstra's structural separation undertaking (SSU), according to Internode managing director, Simon Hackett.

  • News: IBM's third-quarter growth lighter than expected

    IBM increased both its income and revenue for the third quarter, but the revenue growth came in slightly lower than analysts had predicted, leading to fears that the sluggish economy is hampering IBM's growth.

  • News: Federal government quietly changes copyright document

    The Attorney's General Department (AGD) has made unannounced changes to its latest discussion paper on copyright, removing a proposal for a streamlined process for copyright owners to access user details from ISPs for legal reasons

  • News: Polycom buys ViVu for Web videoconferencing

    Polycom has acquired ViVu, a provider of software for embedding videoconferencing in websites, for an undisclosed sum.

  • News: Sun was close to licensing Java patents to Google for $28M

    Google and Sun Microsystems' discussions to co-develop Android ultimately broke down because of disagreements over control of the platform, Google wrote in a trial brief late last week related to its dispute with Oracle.

  • News: Customer, Lawson Software, hosting provider in legal dustup over ERP project

    Health-care business services provider MedSynergies has sued Lawson Software and hosting company Velocity Technology Solutions over a rash of alleged problems with an ERP (enterprise-resource-planning) application project, but Lawson and Velocity say MedSynergies is just trying to get out of a contract it inherited through an acquisition.

  • News: Apple to hold first post-Jobs earnings call Tuesday

    Apple's quarterly earnings report usually draws a lot of attention from the financial world, as one would expect from a company with a market capitalization of around $388 billion. But this Tuesday's announcement of Apple's fiscal fourth-quarter performance figures to be of extra significance: It will be Apple's first quarterly earnings report since changing CEOs.

  • News: California observes Steve Jobs Day

    The governor of California, Jerry Brown, set yesterday, Sunday, October 16 as "Steve Jobs Day" across the US state to coincide with a private memorial for the Apple co-founder at Stanford University.

  • News: Judge boosts ActiveVideo's award against Verizon

    A federal judge has boosted the award to cloud-based TV provider ActiveVideo in its patent lawsuit against Verizon Communications to US$140 million.

  • News: Tata posts strong revenue growth despite economic conditions

    India's largest outsourcer, Tata Consultancy Services, reported on Monday strong revenue and profit growth in the quarter ended Sept. 30, despite difficult economic conditions in some of its key markets in the U.S. and Europe.

  • News: Electronic Privacy Act Turns 25; No Reason to Celebrate

    Technology has changed a lot since 1986, when the federal Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) became law. Cell phones no longer look like bricks. Thirteen-pound laptops, such as the IBM PC Convertible with a processor running at 4.77 MHz and 256KB of memory, aren't considered svelte. We even have something called the World Wide Web, an unknown to cybernauts in that year.

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