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Google appears to have scored another coup in its ongoing rivalry with Apple, having reportedly lured one of the company's senior directors to its Mountain View headquarters. Simon Prakash, pictured above, has worked at Apple for more than eight years, most recently serving as the firm's senior di...

February 6th 2012 at 7:44am 0 Comments
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Huawei has been kicking for well over two decades, and while a great deal of its business revolves around the enterprise, the company still has a presence in the consumer arena (most recently with its S7 tablet). But for whatever reason, it's having one bear of a time breaking into the US acquisitio...

August 5th 2010 at 4:07am 0 Comments
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It's been a little while since we've seen a good multi-billion dollar acquisition, but HP's sure come through in a big way today, announcing that it plans to acquire networking giant 3Com in an all-cash deal valued at $2.7 billion, or $7.90 a share. The deal will, of course, still have to clear a f...

November 11th 2009 at 4:50pm 0 Comments
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Looks like CSIRO's legal days are over -- for the moment, at least. Having already reached an agreement with HP, the Australian government-funded research firm announced this week that it's settled with the remaining 13 companies it sued for patent infringement, claiming it owned the rights to 802.1...

April 22nd 2009 at 12:53am 0 Comments
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Looks like 3Com is dipping its toes in the ever-growing VoIP phone pool, with its 3108 wireless phone recently snagging that much-needed FCC approval. This one is SIP-based which means it'll work with just about anything as long as it's not Skype, unless it has some dual-mode action 3Com's not telli...

August 17th 2006 at 3:05pm 0 Comments
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So we weren't even aware that this was an issue anymore, but apparently Xerox and Palm have still been battling over that "Unistrokes" handwriting recognition patent which caused us to waste several minutes of our lives learning a handful of new Graffiti 2 characters oh so long ago. Battling up unti...

June 28th 2006 at 4:45pm 0 Comments