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Available this March, Skype is extending its mobile services to Verizon customers with data plans, over the Verizon 3G network. Initially the services will be available to nine Verizon 3G smartphones, including the Motorola Droid and several BlackBerry models, before being offered more widely; As of this week, the Justice Department's Antitrust Division cleared the search engine agreement between Microsoft and Yahoo. The DOJ said the transaction will improve Microsoft's ability to compete versus Google because it will give its Bing search engine more scale; HP is adding Stackable QLogic Switches to StorageWorks offerings. The new switches will replace 4GB units from Cisco over time. They contain 20 Fibre Channel ports apiece. The switches can be acquired individually as needed and stacked in groups of six per cluster to scale out a storage area network, which would top out at 120 ports and up to 24 20G-bps interswitch link ports. The partnership between HP and Cisco for this and other kinds of data center infrastructure packages will end April 30, 2010, and Cisco said it will not renew the agreement. It-