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IBM turns to local rival for help as China gets tougher for foreign firms

Inspur has been trying to steal IBM's server business in China

HP reports surprise growth as PC sales climb

The company's PC business grew 12 percent, though most other divisions declined

Ballmer's exit from Microsoft's board boosts Nadella, analysts say

The former CEO cited a busy schedule, particularly involving his LA Clippers basketball team, for the board resignation

Microsoft offers custom Windows OS to all first generation Intel Galileo owners

The company says it is committed to supporting the second generation as well

Heartbleed exposes weaknesses in hardware design

Heartbleed highlights memory and cache architecture weaknesses, but a DHS-funded project proposes changes

Forrester downgrades 2014 global IT spending forecast, citing weak first half

But CIOs shouldn't shut their wallets just yet, according to analyst Andrew Bartels

SAP makes it cheaper, easier for customers to use Hana in certain scenarios

The move signals that competition has truly arrived in the in-memory database market, says one observer

Nvidia claims 64-bit Denver chip will outperform Apple's A7

Nvidia shares details about its Denver chip for the first time at Hot Chips

Atos succeeds in bid to buy Bull, will boost security and cloud offerings

The offer made in May has been approved by Bull shareholders

Energy harvested from body, environment could power wearables, IOT devices

Energy harvesting technologies will work for really low-power wearables, not power-hungry smartwatches

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison turns 70 with no retirement in sight

Oracle's billionaire CEO isn't going anywhere, but he's also got plenty left to do

KPMG and Imperial College set up £20m global big data analytics research centre

Management consultant teams with university in eight-year partnership

Steve Ballmer steps down from Microsoft's board

'I have become very busy' since leaving Microsoft, Ballmer says in a letter to CEO Satya Nadella

Oracle gives Exadata some backward compatibility

Database 10gR2 is now supported on Oracle's flagship 'engineered system,' although caveats apply

Massive 300Gbps DDoS attack on media firm fuelled by unpatched server flaw

Supermicro IPMI flaw used to create huge botnet, says VeriSign

AppliedMicro's 64-core chip could spark off ARM core war

AppliedMicro to cram 64 cores in X-Gene 3 chip to crank up performance

AMD mulls custom ARM 64-bit server chips

AMD said it will customize 64-bit ARM server chips for customers, but first needs to see how the market evolves

Microsoft pitches Windows for Internet of Things to maker community

Microsoft has started shipping a Galileo board with custom Windows firmware

Mobile chips face lockdown to prevent hacks

Chip makers are adding more security layers to protect mobile device users from malicious attacks and code injection

BMW to install usage-based insurance telematics into cars

The usage-based-insurance service is the first of its kind to come fully fitted from the factory


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