HP to gut nearly 8% of their workforce

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Hewlett Packard CEO Mark Hurd decided that HP's future was in the more lucrative world of corporate service contracts when they purchased Electronic Data Systems in May of this year. That move placed them in...

Amazon: Norton 360 price will be nearly triple OneCare

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Amazon.com has begun taking orders for Norton 360, Symantec's consumer all-in-one security suite and competitor to Microsoft's Windows Live OneCare and McAfee's Total Protection. According to Amazon's website, Norton 360 will now ship March 16...

India Nearly Doubles Mobile Phone Use in 2006

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According to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) in Delhi, India went from 75.94 million (end of December 2005) to 149.5 million (December 2006) mobile subscribers. In other words the Indian market gained over...

Profits nearly double at Nintendo

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Company rides Game Boy Advance sales to a 22.6 billion yen ($204 million) profit, counting on DS for rest of fiscal year. Nintendo's financial report for the first fiscal quarter shows amazing...

Bill Gates: Hardware to Be Nearly Free in 10 Years

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Hardware costs will fall sharply within a decade to the point where widespread computing with speech and handwriting won't be limited by expensive technology, Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates said on Monday. "Ten years out,...

Linux server sales nearly double

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Sales in the United States of servers running Linux nearly doubled in last year's fourth quarter from a year earlier, according to new statistics from market researcher Gartner Dataquest. Total Linux server revenue was $384.6...

Genuity Closes Bids, $242M Deal Nearly Done

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Genuity said today that Level 3 Communications's $242 million acquisition bid is the only qualified offer. The declaration effectively eliminates the possibility of another buyer swooping in. The companies, which provide wholesale Internet access,...

Wireless Use to Nearly Double by 2006

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Wireless usage in the United States will nearly double by 2006 from 2001 levels as more and more consumers use their cell phones to make calls that they previously made from traditional telephones, a study...

Pirate Sentenced To Nearly 3 Years

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A Symantec software engineer by the name of Barry Erickson has been sentenced to 33 months in prison following his guilty plea in the still unfolding DrinkOrDie piracy bust. According to prosecutors Mr. Erickson provided...

Security incidents nearly double in 2001

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Total security incidents nearly doubled in 2001 compared to the prior year, according to statistics released Friday by the federally funded computer and network security body, the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) Coordination Center. ...

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