Xerox Outsources Management of Data Centers to India's HCL

From PC World: Indian outsourcer HCL Technologies is to offer data center services to Xerox under a six-year contract.

The value of the contract is about US$100 million, according to a source close to the situation. Under the contract, HCL will run nine Xerox data centers in Europe...

T-Mobile To Use Google Android OS For Home Devices

From PC World: T-Mobile is set to launch two new devices running on the Google Android platform early next year. The wireless carrier will introduce a home phone and a tablet computer, both powered by Google's mobile operating system.

Confidential documents cited by the New York...

No IBM deal? Confusion en route for Sun customers

From CNET News.com: Sun will tell its customers that the IBM deal was just a slight detour and that the company's plan to be a pivotal hardware, cloud-computing, and software provider remains intact. The big question is whether customers will buy Sun's talk--not to mention Sun's gear...

Nvidia Follows Rival with Performance Mainstream Line Refresh

From X-bit Labs: Nvidia Corp. on Thursday followed its rival ATI, graphics products group of Advanced Micro Devices, with the refresh of performance-mainstream graphics cards lineup. The Santa Clara, California-based company decided not to introduce a brand-new chip, but just...

Report: IBM, Sun deal said to be close

From InfoWorld: IBM and Sun Microsystems are close to a deal under which IBM will acquire Sun Microsystems for about $9.50 per share, The New York Times reported in its online edition Thursday afternoon.

Citing unnamed sources familiar with discussions between the companies, the...

Gmail Gets Autocomplete Search Functions

From PC World: Google added suggestive search in Gmail, five years after the service was launched. The new Search Autocomplete feature gives users suggestions as they type in the search box. The function returns results such as contact names and also allows users to search through...

Report: Google in 'late-stage' talks to buy Twitter

From CNET News.com: Google is in "late stage" talks to acquire microblogging service Twitter, according to a report Thursday on TechCrunch citing two unnamed sources.

Twitter lets people post short 140-character messages; people often subscribe to follow the stream of these tweets...

RIM BlackBerry Sales Up, Almost Doubles Q4 Revenue From Last Year

From DailyTech: In a sign that the economy may be improving, Research In Motion, the makers of BlackBerry smartphones, has announced record sales and revenue for the fourth quarter of their fiscal year ending February 28, 2009.

RIM shipped approximately 7.8 million BlackBerry...

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