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Tech Moves: Ratio Interactive hires Kevin Dillon; Apple fires exec in charge of maps mess; etc.

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Kevin Dillon Ratio Interactive has hired Kevin Dillon as president, a new position for the Seattle digital agency. Ratio, whose customers include Condé Nast, Intel, Meredith and Microsoft, has hired 30 employees this year and expects revenues to nearly double. Dillon joins CEO Paul Kim and Chief Strategy Officer Russ Whitman on the...
Tech Moves: Ratio Interactive hires Kevin Dillon; Apple fires exec in charge of maps mess; etc.
Dell Puts Crosshairs On World of Storage

iPad Brings the Growth of Netbooks to a Halt [CHART]

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With more than one million iPads sold in the device’s first month of availability, it may not be too surprising that rival devices – specifically netbooks – are seeing a sales slump.But when you look at the chart published by a Morgan Stanley analyst this morning, the drop off...
iPad Brings the Growth of Netbooks to a Halt [CHART]

HP’s webOS team may join Google

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HP’s open source webOS team, known as Enyo, will reportedly be leaving the company and joining Google, according to The Verge. The computer giant in December announced its failed webOS mobile operating system would move to an open-source model under the name Enyo, with version 1.0 slated for release in...
HP’s webOS team may join Google
Who is Brian Krzanich, Intel's new CEO?

Apple results could reveal high-flying profits have succumbed to gravity

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Tech giant will release its quarterly results on Wednesday, with many predicting its first slide in profits for nine yearsApple prefers surprises. Speculation - often informed - is always rife before the company makes its latest announcements, but the computer giant itself never comments. On Wednesday, Apple boss Tim Cook...
Apple results could reveal high-flying profits have succumbed to gravity

Does Lenovo Really Need Smartphones?

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Chinese personal-computer giant Lenovo Group Ltd. says its unprofitable smartphone business will become an engine for its growth. But some analysts think the company should concentrate on its PC business, instead of getting distracted by smartphones....
Does Lenovo Really Need Smartphones?
Oops: AppleCare technician gave journalist's iCloud info to hacker

Dell: Will it work?

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Taking struggling companies private is a well-traveled path. Here's how things really turned out for the likes of DoubleClick, Skype and others. By Verne Kopytoff, contributor FORTUNE -- Dell is headed down a well-traveled path. Investors led by the company's founder, Michael Dell, intend to take the computer giant private...
Dell: Will it work?

3 Mindbending Ways Apple Dodged $13.8B In Taxes

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Kudos to Apple’s finance lawyers, who are the Cirque Du Soleil of legal contortionism. On the eve of live testimony from CEO Tim Cook, CFO Peter Oppenheimer and Phillip Bullock, head of Apple’s tax operations, a scathing congressional investigation of Apple’s tax dodging strategy reveals how the computer giant avoided...
3 Mindbending Ways Apple Dodged $13.8B In Taxes

Apple settles Australian iPad 4G case for $2.25M

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After an Australian commission filed a complaint alleging Apple violated the country's consumer law by misleadingly labeling its iPad as 4G-capable, the computer giant agrees to settle. [Read more]...
Apple settles Australian iPad 4G case for $2.25M

Apple to double its already massive fuel cell farm in North Carolina

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Apple has decided to more than double the amount of fuel cells that it is using to generate power at its data center in North Carolina, according to filings with the North Carolina Utility Commission, and first reported by The Charlotte Observer. Fuel cell provider Bloom Energy is installing 50...
Apple to double its already massive fuel cell farm in North Carolina

I.B.M. Research Points to Circuits That Mimic the Brain's Design

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Researchers at the computer giant said Thursday that they had developed a fluidic electronic system that mimics the way the brain works....
I.B.M. Research Points to Circuits That Mimic the Brain's Design

Apple's Record 17 Billion Dollar Bond Deal Wows Market

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The International Financial Review reports that Apple wowed the debt markets on Tuesday with the largest non-bank bond deal in history, offering a whopping US$17bn for sale as the US computer giant switches strategy to placate restless shareholders.    ...
Apple's Record 17 Billion Dollar Bond Deal Wows Market

Dell Profit Down 47% as PC Sales Fall

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Dell's quarterly earnings fell 47% as the computer giant again recorded weaker PC sales, though its server and networking revenue strengthened....
Dell Profit Down 47% as PC Sales Fall

Apple boss dubs cash lawsuit 'silly'

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Apple boss Tim Cook calls a lawsuit brought by shareholder David Einhorn over what to do with the computer giant's cash pile a "silly sideshow"....
Apple boss dubs cash lawsuit 'silly'

Singapore-based luxury shopping site Reebonz nabs $40 million investment led by MediaCorp

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Singapore-based luxury goods online retailer Reebonz has just annnounced a S$50 million (US$40 million) investment led by MediaCorp, the largest media broadcaster in Singapore. announced The latest investment values Reebonz at over S$250 million (nearly US$200 million). The site, which offers high-end designer brands at discounted prices through flash-sale events,...
Singapore-based luxury shopping site Reebonz nabs $40 million investment led by MediaCorp

Apple taps markets for record $17bn

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Computer giant Apple is asking investors for $17bn to help fund payouts to shareholders in the biggest ever bond issue by a non-banking company....
Apple taps markets for record $17bn

HP takes aim at Amazon.com with new cloud services

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Hewlett-Packard is the latest technology giant looking to chip away at Amazon.com’s lead in cloud computing services, with the computer giant expected to unveil a new offering today dubbed the HP Converged Cloud. The New York Times reports that  it marks the company’s first real foray into offering public cloud services...
HP takes aim at Amazon.com with new cloud services

How one Irish woman made $22bn for Apple in a year

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A private individual who shuns publicity, Cathy Kearney is thought to be the mind behind the Cork office that has helped save Apple billionsCathy Kearney, an accountant in the Irish city of Cork, appears to live a fairly modest home life. A graduate of the local university, her home for...
How one Irish woman made $22bn for Apple in a year

Microsoft Creates Crowdfunding Campaign So You Don't Have to Buy Your Own Damn Computer

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This could be yours, college kids! If you think the products on Kickstarter were terrible, just wait until you see how Microsoft completely ruined (disrupted?) the crowdsourcing paradigm. Introducing Chip In, a program from the computer giant that lets college students amass donations from people that go toward the purchase of...
Microsoft Creates Crowdfunding Campaign So You Don't Have to Buy Your Own Damn Computer

Whitman: Political Campaign Gave Her 'thick Skin'

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Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman's bruising run for governor of California left her with a quality that she needs as she seeks to turn around the computer giant:......
Whitman: Political Campaign Gave Her 'thick Skin'

An Oracle Employee In Singapore Is Being Accused Of Sleeping With A Government Official For The Company (ORCL)

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A female employee of computer giant Oracle's Singapore unit was on Tuesday named in a sex-for-favors corruption case involving the former head of the city-state's anti-narcotics agency. Ng Boon Gay, then director of the Central Narcotics Bureau, faces two charges of obtaining sexual gratification from a senior sales manager at...
An Oracle Employee In Singapore Is Being Accused Of Sleeping With A Government Official For The Company (ORCL)
HP reports Q1 earnings: EPS beats but revenue and Q2 guidance both miss

Dell's Profit Falls as PC Sales Slump

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Dell's fiscal second-quarter earnings fell 18% as the computer giant recorded weaker revenue, led by declines in its consumer segment....
Dell's Profit Falls as PC Sales Slump

Reservation System Yields Orderly Launch of New iPad in China

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As noted by The Next Web, Apple today launched the third-generation iPad in China to small, orderly crowds, avoiding a repeat of the chaotic iPhone 4S launch back in January that forced Apple to temporarily halt in-store sales of the device in the country. Security staff monitor quiet iPad launch...
Reservation System Yields Orderly Launch of New iPad in China
HP beats the Street in Q2; confirms plans to cut 27,000 jobs, as Q3 guidance misses
Dell details rival takeover bids from Blackstone and Carl Icahn

Blackstone counteroffers to buy Dell, monkey-wrenching Michael Dell's plan to take the company private

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Today, Bloomberg reported that Dell has another suitor: Blackstone Group. The investment company is said to have submitted an offer to buy Dell, a computer giant, at a price that ‘rivals’ the prior $24.4 billion offer that was tendered. The prior deal, tendered by Silverlake and Michael Dell – partially funded...
Blackstone counteroffers to buy Dell, monkey-wrenching Michael Dell's plan to take the company private
How a $13,000 contract transformed Apple from a hobbyists' dream to a computer giant
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