IBM lands storage start-up XIV

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IBM has agreed to acquire XIV, a privately-held developer of software to run large enterprise storage systems. XIV's flagship Nextra platform allows multiple storage devices and applications to be managed under a single system. The...

Former Cisco exec lands at Joost

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Mike Volpi, who previously headed up Cisco's routing business, has been appointed chief executive at online video start-up Joost. He left Cisco in February citing personal reasons after working for 13 years with the networking...

Infineon Lands Contract for Passport Security Chips

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Infineon Technologies said Monday it had landed an order for millions of data storage chips from the U.S. government, which will be featured in a new generation of electronic passports.The exact size of the contract...

'Googling' Lands In Dictionary

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On Thursday, Merriam-Webster stamped its approval on a raft of words that will appear in its next dictionary update, including the verb "google" and other tech terms such as "spyware" and "mouse potato." The words...

MLB lands Microsoft, America Online deals

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Microsoft is expected this week to pay as much as $40 million over two years to video stream live Major League Baseball games onto PCs, sources said on Monday, heightening competition with rival RealNetworks and...

Nvidia lands Doom 3 deal

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The GeForce FX line will be the official graphics cards for Activision's upcoming shooter. A new page on the Nvidia Web site has revealed that the company has struck a deal with...

IBM lands huge German mainframe contract

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IBM Corp. will deliver 20 high-performance mainframe computers to a German financial IT service company in a deal worth over €100 million ($127 million), IBM spokesman Hans-Jürgen Rehm said Friday. Sparkassen Informatik GmbH...

DVD copying fight lands in UK

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Motion Picture Association of America calls for UK ban on sale of DVD-copying software. A US software company is fighting moves by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) to have the sale...

Microsoft lands big contract from Army

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Microsoft won a $478 million, six-year contract to provide software to the U.S. Army, the biggest order ever for the company's programs. The agreement covers 494,000 desktop computers, Microsoft spokesman Keith Hodson said....

Ex-Sega Chief Lands In Microsoft

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A couple of days ago Sega America President, Peter Moore resigned in uncertain circumstances. Most believed that his resignation was due to lower than expected profits for the fiscal year of 2002. However it has...

Compaq lands big-budget deals

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Compaq Computer has snared two mammoth three-year contracts, one with defense contractor Raytheon for $200 million to $250 million and one with Swedish cell phone maker Ericsson for $150 million. Compaq beat...

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