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  • News: Takeover fight to start for Canada's RuggedCom

    A Canadian maker of industrial networking switches is being chased by competitor which says it will soon make an unsolicited CDN$280 million bid for the company.

  • News: AT&T cancels plans to buy T-Mobile

    AT&T today ended its battle to buy T-Mobile USA, the No. 4 U.S. carrier from parent company Deutsche Telekom. In doing so, it will pay T-Mobile a $4 billion breakup fee. Earlier this fall, both the Federal Communications Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice said they would fight the sale, with the FCC saying it was not in consumers' interest. Had the deal gone through, AT&T would have become the No. 1 U.S. cellular carrier, leaping ahead of Verizon Wireless, which it trails slightly in terms of customers.

  • News: Apple wins import block on some HTC devices

    The U.S. International Trade Commission will block the importation of some HTC products starting next April 19 after it found that the company infringed Apple patents.

  • News: Red Hat 3Q revenue growth driven by subscriptions

    Buoyed by strong subscription revenue, open-source software company Red Hat reported on Monday strong net income and revenue gains for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2012.

  • News: AT&T kills $39 billion T-Mobile deal

    AT&T has scrapped its plans to purchase rival mobile carrier T-Mobile USA in the face of opposition from two U.S. agencies.

  • News: Rising cybercrime pushes African governments to take action

    In reaction to rising cybercrime incidents in both public and private sectors, some African governments have set up incident reporting and early warning bodies with the support of AfriNIC (Africa Network Information Center).

  • News: BT files patent suit against Google

    British Telecommunications has filed a civil suit in a Delaware court alleging that some Google products and services including Android, and its search, music, map, and location-based advertising infringe on one or more of six of its patents.

  • News: Professor files net neutrality complaint against Verizon Wireless

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission should investigate Verizon Wireless for allegedly blocking Google Wallet on a new smartphone available to the carrier's customers, a law professor has said.

  • News: House readies green card bill for tech

    There's a big push in the House of Representatives to get Congress to allow advanced degree graduates in science, technology, engineering and math to automatically get green cards.

  • News: IT Jobs Up, Skilled Immigrants Act Stalls

    As IT employment numbers near 2008's all-time high, Sen. Grassley blocks Senate action on the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act.

  • News: BT accuses Google of patent infringement

    BT has launched a lawsuit against Google, claiming the Android operating system infringes some of its patents.

  • News: BT files patent suit against Google

    British Telecommunications has filed a civil suit in a Delaware court alleging that some Google products and services including Android, and its search, music, map, and location-based advertising infringe on one or more of six of its patents.

  • News: Stop SOPA! A Plea from the Inventors of the Internet

    What happens when you combine an overzealous drive to fight Internet piracy, with elected representatives who don’t know the difference between DNS, IM, and MP3? You get SOPA--draconian legislation that far exceeds its intended scope, and threatens the Constitutional rights of law abiding citizens. And it may just pass.

  • News: Microsoft-Novell antitrust case ends in hung jury

    After a two-month trial, Novell's US$1.3 billion antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft ended on Friday in a hung jury, according to a spokesman for Microsoft who was at the court.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Frenemy fire

    Samsung tries to recast its tablet as forbidden fruit, Siri goes abroad (and learns some new tricks here at home), and Walter Isaacson is going to milk his cash cow until the, uh, cows come home. And stare at him accusatorily. The remainders for Friday, December 16, 2011 make a perfect holiday gift.

  • News: Microsoft-Novell antitrust case ends in hung jury

    After a two-month trial, Novell's US$1.3 billion antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft ended on Friday in a hung jury, according to a spokesman for Microsoft who was at the court.

  • News: House committee postpones action on SOPA

    The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee has postponed further debate on the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) until after Congress' holiday break.

  • News: Timeline: RIM's very bad year

    You get the feeling that executives in Research in Motion will especially relish singing "Should old acquaintance be forgot" this year.

  • News: Top 10 Stories of 2011 From CIO.com

    Whether you were looking for ways to be better at your job, seeking advice for making mobile devices safe and efficient within the enterprise or brushing up on Facebook privacy, CIO.com helped you stay a step ahead of your colleagues in 2011.

  • News: How to Increase IT Staff Skills

    Scenario We are just finishing a two-year redesign of our job families, and we're now ready to look at other support structures that help lock in both technical and soft skills. I have a variety of pilot mentorship programs and am starting two summer projects to create a development activities guide and an improved onboarding program. The last piece in the puzzle is an experiential job rotation program for my 300 staff and managers. For staff, rotating to a different job for a set amount of time could let them practice new skills and get a realistic preview of what a new job would entail. For managers, job rotations would give them greater appreciation for the challenges of other parts of IT and foster more efficiency when working across teams.



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