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  • The Takeaway: Tech bubble redux?

    The last time a tech bubble burst, markets fell, start-ups failed, IT unemployment shot up and undergraduate enrollments in computer science fell off a cliff.

    Written by Ken Mingis28 July 15 05:04
  • Millennials bring consumer shopping tactics to corporate buying

    Millennials take a different approach than their Gen-X and Baby Boomer counterparts to many things, including social media use, work habits and communication. They're also shaking things up in the marketing world, according to a recent report from The Boston Consulting Group.

    Written by Lauren Brousell06 June 15 00:37
  • IBM prepares for a post-silicon world

    IBM's decision to get out of the semiconductor manufacturing business may be of little consequence in a post-silicon world.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau21 Oct. 14 06:45
  • HP users say corporate split might work

    ORLANDO - Enterprise users see Hewlett-Packard's surprise decision to split itself as a good move -- as long as it leads to improvements in prices, services and support.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau07 Oct. 14 05:13
  • Microsoft now leads in tech layoffs

    Microsoft's planned 18,000 job cuts, or 14% of its workforce, is the biggest tech layoff announced this year, surpassing Hewlett-Packard's announcement in May that it was cutting 16,000 jobs.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau18 July 14 06:26
  • How a private Dell works with customers, and sees its rivals

    The Dell user conference was held in a beach hotel against a calm ocean with no threat of storms. For a company that wants to be known as the strong, silent type, the location may have been perfect.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau01 July 14 21:05
  • Nadella's $40M portfolio puny compared to Ballmer's

    Microsoft disclosed new CEO Satya Nadella's stock holdings -- both those he now controls and a larger number he has coming to him -- at 1.1 million shares, with a paper value of nearly $40 million.

    Written by Gregg Keizer10 Feb. 14 11:38
  • How 'Lenovorola' changes the mobile world

    Google is selling Motorola to Lenovo. The deal makes Google better, Lenovo bigger and Motorola gets a new lease on life.

    Written by Mike Elgan01 Feb. 14 12:18
  • Tip of the Hat: Seeking a method to Google's acquisition madness

    Google in recent months has agreed to use billions of dollars gained in profits from its wildly successful search and advertising business to buy an array of companies developing artificial technology and robotics technologies.

    Written by Mike Bucken28 Jan. 14 21:19
  • As Twitter hires, HP fires

    With the attention given to Twitter's IPO, one might assume that the tech industry is dependent on its success. It isn't. Not even close.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau02 Jan. 14 21:06