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tech business

Nokia Shareholders Approve $16.6 Billion Deal for Alcatel-Lucent

December 04, 2015 7:30 AM
The companies, which want to create an entity to better compete with Ericsson, Huawei and others, need Alcatel-Lucent investors to endorse the bid.
PP&L Electric Utilities, Nuance Communications, emergency  notification, power outage, power failure, mobile phones, smartphones

How a Power Company's Mobile Plan Eased a Neighborhood Power Outage

December 02, 2015 12:30 PM
Before I could call the power company to report the outage, my smartphone received a call from the company describing its response.
networking

Cisco, Brocade, HPE Among Top Networking Vendors: IHS

December 01, 2015 9:25 AM
The market research firm also lists Avaya, Huawei and Juniper as leaders in its annual scorecard for the space in 2015.
Bing Maps, online maps, Google Maps, blue highways, paper maps, maps, traveling, driving, Thanksgiving, Christmas. traffic cameras

Bing Maps Adds Traffic Cameras, Just in Time for Holiday Driving

November 25, 2015 9:30 AM
By being able to see what the driving and traffic conditions are as you travel, your trips can be better planned and less stressful.
Cray supercomputer

Cray Brings Docker Technology to Its Supercomputers

November 20, 2015 12:15 PM
The vendor worked with the NERSC to create the container offering for large-scale computing environments. It will appear in Cray's XC portfolio.
tech business

Ericsson: There Was Never Talk of a Cisco Takeover

November 16, 2015 3:00 PM
The two companies last week unveiled a partnership to help them in such areas as IoT and SDN, Ericsson says, but no discussion of a Cisco acquisition.
video conferencing

Blue Jeans Boosts Chrome, Mobile Support in Video Meeting Service

November 13, 2015 3:40 PM
The company enhances the WebRTC support for Google Chrome and improves the apps for iOS and Android in Blue Jeans 3.0.
Fujitsu Adds More Virtualization, Scalability

Fujitsu Adds More Virtualization, Scalability to PrimeFlex vShape

November 06, 2015 12:45 PM
The integrated offering aimed at virtual environments and private clouds offers virtualization options from both VMware and Citrix.
tech business

Avago, Broadcom Deal Reportedly to Get European OK

November 04, 2015 12:20 PM
European antitrust regulators are set to give their approval to the $37 billion acquisition later this month, sources tell Reuters.
HPE Whitman

HPE's Whitman: Fiorina's Business Experience Not Enough

November 04, 2015 10:30 AM
The company's CEO says that while it's good for a president to have a corporate background, political experience is important.

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