Gateway Moves to Buy Packard Bell

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In an interesting chain of buyouts, US computer maker Gateway has now moved a step closer to purchasing Packard Bell, a decision which comes as Acer, headquartered in Taiwan, announced last week that it would...

Lenovo Eyes Packard Bell for Acquisition

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Chinese computer giant Lenovo Group, which acquired IBM's PC division in 2005, is now planning for further expansion, announcing today that it is in exclusive exclusive discussions about a potential acquisition of Packard Bell. Lenovo...

NEC to sell Packard Bell

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NEC Corp. executives are negotiating the sale of the company's Packard Bell division, reportedly to eMachines founder Lap Shun "John" Hui. The move would leave NEC without a consumer PC brand, while it continues to...

Microsoft Sino-Indian Deal Sounds Warning Bell

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European firms need to wake up to the "warning bell" being sounded by the globalisation of the software and services industries, industry experts have warned. Analyst firm Gartner said that Microsoft's recent creation of a...

Bell, Microsoft unveil joint Web portal

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Bell Canada and Microsoft unveiled a joint Web portal today, combining features of the two Internet sites the companies have been operating separately under a new name: Sympatico.MSN.ca. Microsoft's http://www.msn.ca and Bell's http://www.sympatico.ca...

Bell Labs Unveils Chip-Shrinking Breakthrough

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Using a scanning transmission electron microscope, the team of researchers was able to directly image an individual 'antimony dopant' atom within crystalline silicon. Scientists at Bell Labs announced Thursday that they have...

Win a free Xbox at Taco Bell

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Taco Bell announced an extensive national sweepstakes program that awards more than 6,700 consumers across the country with an Xbox system, a game controller and a video game title. "Taco Bell is leading...

Xbox Taco Bell Version ?

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Microsoft teams with youth market on Xbox NEW YORK--As Microsoft makes its first push out of operating systems and business software into a multibillion-dollar video game industry dominated by Sony and Nintendo,...

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