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Former Cisco exec lands at Joost

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... More...

'Googling' Lands In Dictionary

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... More...

Nvidia lands Doom 3 deal

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... More...

IBM lands huge German mainframe contract

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... More...

Microsoft lands big contract from Army

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.... More...

Compaq lands big-budget deals

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... More...

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