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HP and Oracle to Meet in Court Over $4 Billion Itanium Lawsuit Today

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The very public argument over a very obscure chip is spilling into public view today as lawyers for Hewlett-Packard and Oracle present their opening arguments in a California state court in their dispute over Intel’s Itanium chip. It all began in March of 2011 when Oracle said it would stop...
HP and Oracle to Meet in Court Over $4 Billion Itanium Lawsuit Today

Five Big Questions For Michael Dell And Silver Lake (DELL)

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Michael Dell is in talks with private equity firm Silver Lake to take his company, Dell, private. We spoke with a source familiar with these kinds of deals, and he gave us 5 big question to think about: Who's going to be in charge of Dell now -- Michael or...
Five Big Questions For Michael Dell And Silver Lake (DELL)
Oracle's revenue from servers was down 18 percent year over
Cloud: VMware Dumps Controversial Pricing Scheme for Virtual Servers

Dell's server strategy paying off

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The decline in PC spending has hit Dell hard, but the company's server business is growing, said IDC in its first quarter report on the worldwide server market....
Dell's server strategy paying off

Meg Whitman Says HP Won't Make A Phone In 2013 (HPQ)

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The world isn't exactly holding its breath for a smartphone from PC maker Hewlett-Packard. It turns out that's a good thing. While Meg Whitman insists that HP will eventually sell smartphones, she's in no hurry to enter the market. HP won't deliver a smartphone next year, Whitman said during an...
Meg Whitman Says HP Won't Make A Phone In 2013 (HPQ)
Servers: Ultimate Silicon Valley Perk: Custom Chips From Intel and AMD

Cisco Is Making Some Seriously Good Progress At Revamping Itself (CSCO)

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Cisco's stock briefly hit a multi-year high yesterday in after hours trading, thanks to the killer quarter it announced. Shares reached $24.24 and are still up 12% so far, at about $23.78. The last time Cisco's shares crested $23 was in November 2010. Cisco announced its quarerly earnings yesterday. For...
Cisco Is Making Some Seriously Good Progress At Revamping Itself (CSCO)

Larry Ellison has had an about-face: “I like the word ‘cloud’”

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Cloud-hating Oracle chief executive Larry Ellison has had an about-face: He actually likes the cloud. In fact, he likes it so much that Oracle will be launching a full suite of cloud-based products on June 6. Ellison has been a self-proclaimed “cloud-hater,” mostly because up until October, 2011 Oracle’s...
Larry Ellison has had an about-face: “I like the word ‘cloud’”
Larry Ellison: Sun Buy Paid For Itself, Now We Crush IBM
Dell exploring ARM options, systems have been in its labs 'for over a year'
Intel Says AMD’s New Baby Is Ugly

Hewlett-Packard Names Martin Fink CTO and Director of HP Labs

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Hewlett-Packard just named a new executive as its CTO and head of the storied HP Labs research division. It’s Martin Fink, who has until recently run the Business Critical Server business. Fink replaces Prith Banerjee, who left HP earlier this year to take a job as CTO of the Swiss...
Hewlett-Packard Names Martin Fink CTO and Director of HP Labs

What IBM's x86 exit may mean for rivals

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IBM's reported interest in selling parts of its x86 server business to Lenovo may bring major changes to the global market....
What IBM's x86 exit may mean for rivals
HP's cloud chief exits, sparking more confusion

HP To Oracle: You Wrecked Our Server Business And Owe Us $4 Billion In Damages (ORCL, HPQ)

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When HP and Oracle were fighting in court last summer over HP's Itanium servers, HP hinted it would come after Oracle for $4 billion. HP won the suit and is back in court, to hear what damages, if any, it is entitled to get. Sure enough, HP is aiming for...
HP To Oracle: You Wrecked Our Server Business And Owe Us $4 Billion In Damages (ORCL, HPQ)

'Other' server brands show strong growth thanks to webscale companies

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No-name server makers posted stronger year-to-year revenue growth than traditional powers such as Hewlett-Packard and IBM in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to new Gartner data. The news, which falls in line with a trend going back to the third quarter of 2011, makes sense as webscale companies — Google,...
'Other' server brands show strong growth thanks to webscale companies

The cloud over Microsoft is lifting

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Microsoft isn’t likely to dominate the post-PC world. But with its server, business and entertainment divisions growing, that may not matter. By Kevin Kelleher, contributor FORTUNE – Microsoft will always have its detractors. The truth is that Bill Gates moved away from the company he founded just as the Windows...
The cloud over Microsoft is lifting
Analysis suggests RIM might not be worth buying, even with a user base of 78 million

Dell Shares Crash on Earnings Miss, So It Makes An Acquisition

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Shares of Dell are getting whacked today on the heels of a quarterly earnings report that fell short by only a little, but which revealed the depths of the complexity of the PC-to-enterprise pivot that is central to the turnaround that CEO Michael Dell has been trying to engineer for...
Dell Shares Crash on Earnings Miss, So It Makes An Acquisition

Liveblogging HP's Q3 Earnings Conference Call

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The aircraft carrier Hewlett-Packard is still trying to turn the corner, but man is it going to take awhile and a lot of patience from investors, shareholders and frankly, its employees too. That’s the message coming from CEO Meg Whitman on the occasion of its third quarter earnings report, which...
Liveblogging HP's Q3 Earnings Conference Call

The Building is the New Server

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The Building is the New Server: Scott Weiss of Andreessen Horowitz: Well, it's a good thing all of these companies also play a big part in the $55B server market -- that's not going away anytime soon, right? The worst days are over and hopefully their collective market caps will recover?...
The Building is the New Server

IBM-Lenovo deal likely to focus on low-end, commodity servers, analyst says

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Any deal by IBM to sell parts of its server business to Lenovo is likely to focus on low-end commodity x86 hardware, not higher-end x86 systems such as IBM's PureSystems and iDataPlex servers, an industry analyst said Thursday.IBM reportedly is in talks with Lenovo to sell all or part...
IBM-Lenovo deal likely to focus on low-end, commodity servers, analyst says
Why Facebook might put Blu-ray to use on big data
AMD redesigns server motherboard to be more modular and open

IBM To Larry Ellison: Your New Servers Aren't Faster Or Cheaper Than Ours (ORCL, IBM)

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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison wasn't telling the whole truth when he trash-talked IBM during a speech yesterday, IBM's Steve Sibley just told us. Sibley handles marketing for IBM's servers. As we previously reported, Ellison introduced two new servers and a new microprocessor yesterday by making a lot of bold claims...
IBM To Larry Ellison: Your New Servers Aren't Faster Or Cheaper Than Ours (ORCL, IBM)
Microchips: Meet Atlas, ARM's New Superchip for Smartphones...and Servers
'Other' server vendors keep gaining momentum, while HP, Oracle slide

These Two Men Are Key To HP's Around, Meg Whitman Says (HPQ)

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HP's future rests heavily on two men: Larry Stack and Martin Fink. At least, that's what CEO Meg Whitman said on Thursday during a conference call with Wall Street analysts. Last week, HP re-hired Stack to be head of sales for HP's ailing Enterprise Services unit. Stack was poached from...
These Two Men Are Key To HP's Around, Meg Whitman Says (HPQ)

IBM may sell x86 server business to Lenovo, reports say

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IBM is in "advanced discussions" with Lenovo over a possible deal for it to purchase IBM's x86 server business, according to two news reports Thursday.Any such deal would reshape the massive x86 server market, which was worth US$35.8 billion last year and accounted for two-thirds of all server spending,...
IBM may sell x86 server business to Lenovo, reports say
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