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A first take on enterprise IT technology news and events.

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Michigan Sues HP for $49 Million Over Failed Project

September 22, 2015 8:05 AM
HP was to replace an aging mainframe computer, but state officials say that after 10 years and $27.5 million, they're still using the legacy system.
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Intel Invests $67 Million in 8 Chinese Tech Companies

September 21, 2015 8:15 AM
The plan is to accelerate product development in China, a country that is drawing a lot of attention from U.S. tech vendors.
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AMD Chip Architect Jim Keller Departs

September 18, 2015 1:45 PM
In his second stint with the chip maker, Keller was crucial in the development of the upcoming "Zen" CPU core, due out next year.
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SDN Vendor Plexxi Raises $35 Million

September 14, 2015 9:00 AM
The latest round of financing will be used to grow the vendor's sales and marketing efforts as well as fuel R&D into its technologies.
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Alcatel-Lucent Cuts Ex-CEO Compensation

September 11, 2015 10:20 AM
The company's decision comes after weeks of criticism by French politicians and union leaders over the original $15.7 million package.
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Michael Dell: PC Market Ripe for Consolidation

September 09, 2015 7:55 AM
The Dell chairman and CEO says that within the next five to seven years, Lenovo, HP and Dell will hold as much as 80 percent of the PC market.
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Lenovo Restructures Management of PC, Enterprise Groups

September 03, 2015 12:00 PM
The moves come a week after the vendor shifted responsibilities for designing and making smartphones to the Motorola Mobility division.
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Acer Lets Users Assemble PCs Via Building Blocks

September 02, 2015 9:05 AM
The company at IFA unveils its modular Revo Build PC, which enables users to put together and customize their systems in a Lego-like fashion.
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Fujitsu Recalls Lifebook Battery Packs Over Fire Concerns

August 27, 2015 9:25 AM
The company reportedly will recall as many as 70,000 of the battery packs, which are found in certain laptops that were sold in 2011 and 2012.
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Brocade Appliance Brings Greater Visibility to IT Infrastructure

August 26, 2015 8:10 AM
The Brocade Analytics Monitoring Platform measures the performance of network-connected systems as well as the traffic that travels between them.

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