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A first take on enterprise IT technology news and events.

Facebook developers

Facebook Wants Its Developers to Feel the Slowness of 2G Speeds

October 28, 2015 3:00 PM
The company's 2G Tuesdays will allow developers to experience the slowness that users in developing nations are seeing so that improvements can be made.
tech funding

Semiconductor Company Flex Logix Raises $7.4 Million in Funding

October 26, 2015 9:20 AM
The startup, which makes technology to embed FPGAs into SoCs, will use the money to expand its sales and engineering groups.
IT business

Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent Deal Gets Blessing From China

October 19, 2015 9:20 AM
Antitrust regulators in the country gave their approval to the $16.6 billion merger, removing the largest remaining obstacle to the proposal.
tech business

AMD Fellow Phil Rogers Latest to Leave Chip Maker

October 14, 2015 11:10 AM
The graphics expert and HSA driver has joined GPU rival Nvidia as its computer server architect, adding to the list of officials departing AMD.
Dell logo

A Private Dell and the Public Markets

October 12, 2015 12:05 PM
The $67 billion bid to buy EMC will include publicly traded VMware, and comes after speculation about Dell preparing to spin off SecureWorks.
desktop PC

AMD, Dell Partner on 'Oculus-Ready' PCs

October 07, 2015 2:20 PM
The adoption of AMD's GPUs by Dell is a boon for the chip maker's efforts to grow its presence in the burgeoning immersive computing space.
tech business

Nokia Will Create 4 Business Groups After Alcatel-Lucent Deal

October 07, 2015 8:55 AM
The units will combine products from both companies and focus on such areas as mobile, fixed and optical networks, as well as software and analytics.
Nvidia GPU Accelerators

IBM Uses Nvidia GPU Accelerators in Linux Power Systems

October 06, 2015 3:50 PM
The vendor reportedly is rolling out new servers that run on Power 8 processors and also include Nvidia's Tesla K80 graphics products.
data center

Cisco Drives Investments in Network Chip Startup

October 05, 2015 8:45 AM
The networking vendor has been investing in and supporting Aquantia since 2005, and led the company's latest $37 million round of financing.
Qualcomm investments

Qualcomm to Invest $150 Million in India Startups

September 28, 2015 9:15 AM
The new commitment continues the mobile chip maker's efforts to help entrepreneurs in the country build new products and services.

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