AOL to lay off 700 employees

From CNET News.com: AOL will lay off 10 percent of its workers, about 700 people, to help it better deal with the deepening economic recession, according to a companywide e-mail sent on Wednesday.

The reductions, which will be completed by the end of March, will be accompanied by a...

Vista marketing draws antitrust complaints

From CNET News.com: Government antitrust attorneys said on Wednesday that they continue to receive complaints from hardware makers and other companies about Microsoft's business practices, even as the software giant has stepped up its efforts to cooperate with the state and federal...

Google, universities offer tool to detect Net filtering, blocking

From CNET News.com: Is your Internet provider interfering with your network traffic, and perhaps even running afoul of Net neutrality principles? Google and some like-minded folks believe they've come up with what amounts to an early warning system.

The idea behind the so-called...

Microsoft pulls PerformancePoint Server after just 15 months

From InfoWorld: Microsoft said Tuesday that it was folding its business process management (BPM) software, PerformancePoint Server, into its popular SharePoint Server product.

First released in September 2007 , PerformancePoint Server 2007's features will in future be available via...

Gmail grows up with offline e-mail access

From CNET News.com: Significantly increasing the utility and competitiveness of its Web-based e-mail service, Google is enabling an experimental ability to read, write, and search Gmail messages even while not connected to the network.

Google believes almost religiously in cloud...

AT&T earnings dip 23.6 percent

From CNET News.com: AT&T, the nation's largest phone company, reported Wednesday that its earnings for the fourth quarter fell 23.6 percent year over year, amid a tough economic climate.

The company said it earned $2.4 billion, or 41 cents per share, during the fourth quarter...

IBM Settles With Apple Over iPod Chief Lawsuit

From DailyTech: With iPod creator Tony Faddell bowing out of Apple, and Mark Papermaster, former manager of IBM's critical blade server business and mastermind of the PowerPCs, stepping in as the iPod division head, things were looking good for Apple. However Big Blue was a little...

AMD Launches 45-nm Opteron Line

From Tom's Hardware: With the rising demand for low power consumption, AMD answers the call with its new line of Opteron (aka Shanghai) 55-watt ACP processors, now available in five flavors through global OEMs and "solution providers." Currently HP utilizes AMD's processor in eight...

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