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After a Death, Compassion From Tech Vendors Is Truly Appreciated

March 25, 2016 2:40 PM
When a dear pal died, I needed help to assist his widow in organizing his digital life. Carbonite and U.S. Cellular came through big time.
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Apple Has No Plans to Buy Chip Maker Imagination

March 24, 2016 8:40 AM
Prompted by media reports of acquisition talks, Apple officials confirmed there had been discussions, but that there are no plans to buy Imagination.
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Viptela, SevOne Partner for Easier SD-WAN Management

March 23, 2016 1:50 PM
Customers will now be able to view the health of their WANs through SevOne's dashboard with intelligence from Viptela's vManage software.
cloud infrastructure

HPE, Cisco Stay Atop Cloud Infrastructure Space, Synergy Finds

March 21, 2016 7:35 AM
In Q4 2015, HPE maintained a slim lead over Cisco, but the top four vendors are being pushed by IBM and white box makers, the analysts say.

Imagination to Cut Another 200 Jobs in Restructuring

March 17, 2016 7:55 AM
The company is looking to cut almost $40 million in expenses while protecting its core PowerVR graphics, MIPS compute and Ensigma connectivity units.
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AMD Unveils Radeon Pro Duo Graphics Card for VR

March 16, 2016 1:55 PM
The powerful dual-GPU board will offer up to 16 teraflops of performance and will be aimed at VR creators and consumers.
rugged PC Launches Small, Water-Tight PC

March 15, 2016 2:08 PM
The WPC-725F, powered by Intel chips and running on Windows, Linux and other OSes, also is designed to withstand chemicals, dust and dirt.
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Here's What It's Like Living With 5 Smartphones at Once

March 14, 2016 2:50 PM
Reviewing and testing multiple smartphones at one time for eWEEK means giving up the idea of traveling light.

Cisco to Buy Stealth Semiconductor Maker Leaba

March 03, 2016 5:25 PM
The company is making a rare hardware acquisition, spending $320 million for the 2-year-old fabless chip maker.
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HP's Computer-in-Your-Hand Elite x3 Smartphone Is Compelling

March 03, 2016 2:45 PM
Few mobile devices I see get me truly excited. The HP Elite x3, however, has me chomping at the bit to try one out.

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