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March
31 March Oracle’s Hurd Says Directors Will Soon Be Auditing IT Security
A Closer Look at the Salesforce Deal for Radian6
30 March The Secret to Some of Lucasfilm’s Magic: Nvidia’s GPU Chips
Google Jazzes Up Kansas City’s Broadband
Eyes on an IPO, Jive Software Adds Four Directors, All With Public Company Experience
Salesforce.com To Acquire Radian6 for $326 Million in Cash and Stock
29 March Google Adds Instant Results, Local Availability to Commerce Search
Apperian, Enabler of iPhones and iPads for the Enterprise, Lands $9.5 Million
28 March A Virtual Tour of the Town of Dirt, from the Animated Film “Rango”

Chip Start-Up Tabula Raises $108 Million From Crosslink, DAG Ventures
The Nintendo 3DS Appears Pretty Profitable, Judging by the Teardown
25 March Lucasfilm’s Data Center, and an Encounter With the Real Death Star (Video)

Got Any Old IP Addresses? Need to Raise Cash? You May Be in Luck
24 March Oracle Delivers on Earnings and on Its Promise to Profitably Acquire Sun
Oracle Beats the Street, Boosts Dividend
Short Supply of Japanese Electronic Parts Hitting Global Car Industry
InsideView, an Intelligence Dashboard for Salespeople, Raises $12 Million
23 March Oracle: We’ll Level With You About Itanium, but HP Won’t
Meet Kevin Clark, Master Not of the Force, but of Data


Hewlett-Packard Shareholders Approve Board Shake-Up

Intel to Oracle: That’s Okay, We’ll Have a Great Itanium Party Without You
Oracle Ceases Development For Intel’s Itanium Chip
22 March Parature, Specialist in Cloud-Based Customer Service, Challenges Salesforce.com
IBM Acquires Tririga, Real Estate Software Company
21 March AMD Hires Its New CIO Away From Hewlett-Packard
Peter Levine, Veritas Veteran and Data Center Guru, Joins Andreessen-Horowitz
Intel’s Wireless Chip Guru Anand Chandrasekher Leaves
Japan’s Quake Cuts Into Supplies of Raw Materials Used in Chips
IBM Offers Its Cloud To Watch The UK’s Electrical Grid
18 March IBM Pays $10 Million To Settle SEC Allegations of Bribery in China, South Korea
Judge Orders Hewlett-Packard to Release Letter That Started the Hurd Affair
Seven Questions for Salesforce.com’s Parker Harris
17 March RSA Under “Extremely Sophisticated” Attack; Yes, That Includes Those Tokens
Ever Made a Wi-Fi Device? You Probably Just Got Sued
Japan Quake Roundup: Some Companies More Disrupted Than Others
Intel Acquires Silicon Hive, a Spin-Out From Philips
Video: Vivek Kundra, CIO Of United States, Talks IT Spending
16 March How the Japan Quake Is Disrupting the Supply of Notebook Batteries and LCD Displays
Are Cloud Companies in Denial About Risk?
Google Turns Word Comments, A Necessary Office Evil, Into Discussions
15 March Apotheker’s Keynote: The Reviews From Analysts Are Mixed
Google Makes It Easy To Try New Apps Right Away, Or Not
Amazon Enhances Its Virtual Private Cloud
Apotheker Sets Hewlett-Packard on a Cloud-Centric Path
14 March Léo Apotheker: Hewlett-Packard Will Build a Cloud
HP’s New CEO Has a Big Day Planned, and a Bigger Job Ahead
13 March Days After Its Release, the IPad 2 Gets the Teardown Treatment
12 March Despite the Quake, Japan’s Internet Connections Are Going Strong
11 March Judge Says Feds Can Access WikiLeaks-Related Twitter Accounts
Japan Earthquake Disrupts Wireless Networks, Manufacturing
Another Advisory Firm Singles Out HP Director Babbio
10 March Dell’s Number Two In The PC Market Again, Thanks To The iPad
Shareholder Group Contends HP’s New Board Is Too Chummy
09 March IBM Shares Surge as Analysts Raise Price Targets
NetApp Acquires Engenio Storage Business From LSI
09 March Fusion-io, Star of Enterprise Storage, Files for an IPO, Cites Facebook Relationship
“Peripatetic Polyglot” Léo Apotheker Wants to Save HP’s Soul by Buying Software Companies
08 March Rackspace Turns Anso Labs Into a Cloud Services Business Unit
Seven Questions About CRM Software With Microsoft’s Mike Ehrenberg
07 March A Theme Song for the Cloud Age? (Video)
IBM Builds $38 Million Data Center in Singapore
Skype Updates Its Pre-IPO Numbers, Plans to Sell Display Ads
Western Digital Acquires Hitachi Hard Drive Unit
Seven Questions for Adam Selipsky, VP at Amazon Web Services
IBM Launches Network of ‘Spoken Web’ Sites In India
Libya Is Once Again The Internet’s Black Hole
Video: Marc Benioff Answers His Critics, With A Little Help from Jim Cramer
03 March Think You Can Help AOL Keep Hackers at Bay? Here’s the Job for You
Teradata Acquires Aster Data For $263 Million
The iPad Strikes Again: Gartner Cuts Its PC Market Forecast
02 March Salesforce.com Invades Manhattan, Makes Service Cloud More Social
Amazon Brings Its Cloud to Japan
Storage Start-Up Egnyte Lands $10 Million, Launches Hybrid Cloud for iPad
01 March Humanity’s Last Hope at “Jeopardy” Is Named Rush Holt
Guilty Plea Pending From Former AMD Manager Charged in Insider Trading Case
Fusion-io Adds Supermicro as Partner, Expands With IBM

TV appearance, CNBC’s Power Lunch

February
24 Feb. Cisco Makes a Push in Office Video, While Its Switching Business Is Under Attack
Intel And Apple To Debut Thunderbolt Video and Data Connection Today
Google’s Cloud Connect Beta Is Over. Now Where’s Office365?
Box.net, The File Sharing and Collaboration Cloud For Businesses, Raises $48 Million
23 Feb. Judge Says Former Microsoft Exec Can’t Work for Salesforce, For Now
Parallels Promotes Birger Steen, Former Microsoft VP, to CEO
22 Feb. HP Earnings Today: Will Léo Apotheker Speak?
Microsoft Has Big Plans for Kinect’s Future
18 Feb. Video: Obama Visits Intel in Oregon, and a Silicon Lovefest Ensues
17 Feb. Got Broadband? Not Sure? There’s a Map for That.
Jon Stewart Wants a Shot At IBM’s Watson, but What About SNL?
Done With Silly Game Shows, IBM’s Watson Finds a Job
WSJ.com Digits |

16 Feb. All Humans Bow Before the Mighty Watson, Master of “Jeopardy”
Audio: Interview with Steve Baker about Watson on Jeopardy, Day 3.AllThingsD: Day 3 Of the IBM Jeopardy! Challenge by ahess247

The Problem With Those Rumors of an AMD Buyout
15 Feb. IBM “Jeopardy” Challenge Day 2: Very Different From Day One | WSJ
Audio: Interview with Steve Baker on IBM Jeopardy Challenge, Day 2.
Steve Baker Talks About The Day 2 Of the IBM Jeopardy Challenge by ahess247

Dell Sales Fall Short, but Profit and Guidance Look Positive
Proposed Spectrum Auction Could Net $36 Billion, Study Finds
14 Feb. IBM “Jeopardy” Challenge Day One Ends in a Tie
Audio: Interview with Steve Baker On the IBM Jeopardy Challenge, Day 1
Steve Baker Talks about The IBM Jeopardy Challenge, Day 1 by ahess247

That Human Vs. Machine Practice Round of “Jeopardy” Didn’t End the Way You Heard It Did
Hewlett-Packard to Acquire Data Analytics Firm Vertica
Rackspace Is Not for Sale, but Thanks for Asking
11 Feb. Microsoft Suit Against Salesforce Just Got Ugly
Austan Goolsbee Explains Obama’s Wireless Plan in Three Minutes (Video)
Cisco Consumer Unit Head Jonathan Kaplan to Leave
10 Feb. Obama’s Wireless Broadband Plan: 98 Percent or Bust
John Chambers Plays Defense as Cisco Shares Tumble (Video)
09 Feb. Cisco: It’s Just a Little Transition, That’s All
Exclusive: Rackspace to Acquire Anso Labs
Cisco Earnings Beat Estimates, but Only by a Little
Ripples in Microsoft’s Cloud as Amitabh Srivastava Leaves
Has Cisco Escaped the Air Pockets?
08 Feb. Social Enterprise Apps Are Popular, and So Is Attacking Chatter
IBM Brings Supercomputing Muscle to U.S. Lab
07 Feb. Intel Resumes Shipping That Troublesome Chip
Engine Yard CEO John Dillon Talks About Competing Against His Old Company, Salesforce.com
06 Feb. Chatter.com’s Super Bowl TV Ads Touch Off an Ad Skirmish on Google (Video)
04 Feb. Cisco to Acquire Inlet Technologies, May Be Looking for More Deals
Salesforce Taps IBM Veteran to Head Enterprise Sales
03 Feb. SAP Plans to Fight $1.3 Billion Judgment in Oracle Case
NetSuite Shares Fall as Loss Shrinks Only Slightly
Vodafone: Texting Still Down in Egypt, Except for Government Propaganda
Five Questions for Spiceworks Co-Founder Jay Hallberg
02 Feb. Intel’s Chip Troubles Cause PC Shipping Schedules to Slip [Updated]
The Internet Is Back to Normal in Egypt; the Country, Not So Much
01 Feb. A Very Short Letter From a Friend in Cairo
Time Warner Cable Acquires NaviSite for $230 Million
Six Questions for ARM President Tudor Brown

January
31 Jan. In Case You Needed Reminding, Social Enterprise Software Is Going to Be Big
As Egypt’s Last Internet Connection Goes Down, Alternatives Appear
Intel Says Sandy Bridge Support Chip Has “Design Errors”
IBM Brings the Cloud to New York City
28 Jan. Microsoft: Every Current Version of Windows Has a Gaping Hole in It
Seven Questions for Sunny Gupta, CEO of Apptio, the CIO’s New Best Friend
27 Jan. Salesforce.com to Promote Chatter.com During the Super Bowl
LinkedIn Aims to Raise $175 Million in IPO, Filing Shows
Police in the U.K. Arrest Five in “Anonymous” Web Attacks
On Deck, Which Helps Small Businesses Get Capital, Lands Some of Its Own
26 Jan. Michael Dell Thinks HP Paid “Way Too Much” for 3Par
Intel Invests $100 Million in Visual Computing Research at Universities
Obama Wants a Wireless Broadband Network for Everyone
Check It Out: Will.i.am Is Just One of Two Intel Pop-Music Partners (Video)
Why Is Google Spending $10 Million on Fflick? Perhaps to Predict Box Office Success
Google Deal for SayNow to Make Google Voice More Interesting
Amazon Gets Into the Bulk Email Game
Start-Up Fusion-io Breaks EMC’s “Record” on Enterprise Flash
24 Jan. Zendesk, Growing Like Mad, Adds a COO
Google Joins Mozilla With Opt-Out Plug-In for Chrome
Judge: HP Can Re-Investigate Hurd Departure
Seven Questions for Ric Telford, IBM’s VP of Cloud Services
22 Jan. Exclusive: Apple Taps Former Navy Information Warrior for Global Director of Security
21 Jan. Is This the HP Board That Will Allow Us to Stop Thinking About HP’s Board?
20 Jan. Meg Whitman, Patricia Russo Among Five Joining HP Board
Juniper Engineering VP Joins Stealth Networking Start-Up Nicira
Cisco Security Survey Finds Windows Vulnerabilities And Spam Decreasing
19 Jan. When It Wasn’t Stuffing Cars, EMC Was Doing Real Business
HP Plans Another Probe Into Hurd Departure
How to Liven Up an EMC Product Launch? Stuff a Mini Cooper, Naturally. (Video)
18 Jan. Microsoft and HP Show Off the Fruits of Their Partnership
IBM Results Beat Expectations on Strong Hardware Sales
U.S. Approves Comcast’s Acquisition of NBC U, but With Conditions
Accel’s Ping Li Compares the Cloud to the Mainframe
14 Jan. Meet Andreessen Horowitz’s Newest Partner: Mark Cranney
Google Apps’ New Promise: No More Downtime
13 Jan. Otellini: The Internet Is Really Big; Good News for Intel
This Supercomputer Defeated Human Champions of a TV Game Show in 2011
Intel Beats Earnings Expectations Despite Slower PC Market
Government May Sue Google to Block ITA Deal
Memory Chips Are About to Get Cheaper
12 Jan. PC Sales Weakened in Q4–Everyone Blame the iPad
Salesforce.com Says Today’s Troubles Are Fixed
Greylock Adds Former Data Domain CEO As A Partner
NetSuite Embraces The Social Enterprise, But It’s Not What You Think
11 Jan. Replacing Dirk Meyer at AMD Will Be No Easy Task
10 Jan. Intel Will Pay Nvidia $1.5 Billion to “Maintain Patent Peace”
Could a Settlement Between Intel and Nvidia Happen Today?
Head Of Microsoft’s Servers And Business Unit Leaving This Summer
Why Verizon’s iPhone Won’t Be So Bad for RIM
07 Jan. Léo Makes It Official: SAP’s Bill Wohl Joins Hewlett-Packard
Want Enterprise Growth, HP? Think Services.
You’ve Heard About Windows for ARM Chips; Now Meet ARM
06 Jan. Google Apps Adds an Anti-Spam Weapon to Its Arsenal
Worldwide IT Spending Growth Speeds Up, Gartner Says
05 Jan. Steve Ballmer’s CES 2011 Keynote: Kinecting to Your Inner Avatar
QOTD: In Case You Didn’t Get the Message, Our New Chip Is a Big Deal
Judge: Google Was Excluded, Microsoft Favored in Federal Contract
Qualcomm Makes It Official, Grabs Atheros for $3.1 Billion
04 Jan. Why Qualcomm Is Interested in Atheros [Updated]
Dell Acquires SecureWorks, Embraces Security-as-Service

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January 22nd, 2011 at 8:15 pm

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