Gateway to Sell Professional Business Unit

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Gateway Inc., a struggling computer maker, said Wednesday it will sell its professional business unit to Nampa, Idaho-based computer maker and seller MPC Corp. in a deal valued at about $90 million. MPC will continue...

Diebold Unable to Sell e-Voting Unit

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Amid criticism for its allegedly unreliable voting machines, Diebold Inc. said today that it has failed to sell its voting technology business, which manufactures voting booths used in elections across the country. Instead, the company...

Microsoft Boosts Size Of Xbox Memory Unit

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At the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, Microsoft announced plans to launch a 512-megabyte memory unit for the Xbox 360 video game console on April 3. It is expected to have a retail price...

Matrox Announces New Remote Graphics Unit

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Matrox has announced its latest remote graphics device – the Extio F1220 Remote Graphics Unit. Using fiber optic cabling (sold seperately) the Extio F1220 can drive up to four monitors simultaneously (two analog and two...

Microsoft business unit head to depart

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Doug Burgum, the executive behind Microsoft's business software unit, will leave the company next year. Burgum, who relinquished day-to-day operations of the Microsoft Business Solutions unit in November, will be succeeded by Satya Nadella, a...

HP Separates PC Unit Again, Hires ex PalmOne CEO

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Hewlett-Packard Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd has begun to shake things up at his new company. On Monday the Palo Alto, California, technology company announced that it had split its recently merged printer and personal...

Siemens Selling Mobile Phone Unit to BenQ

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Siemens AG stated today that it will be selling its struggling mobile phone unit to Taiwan's BenQ Corp after finishing months of talks about the division's future. The decision to sell the unit...

Ageia announces PhysX processing unit

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New hardware dedicated to physics computations to bring new level of realism to games. Your games are about to get a lot more interactive. Fabless semiconductor company Ageia has today announced PhysX,...

Microsoft shifts researchers to Windows unit

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Not wasting anytime with the release of Longhorn Microsoft is shifting around its work force. About 70 employees from Microsoft's Research unit will be working on Longhorn now. They will put to use...

Motorola unit plans ultrawideband chips

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Freescale Semiconductor, a subsidiary of Motorola, on Monday announced plans to release new ultrawideband products designed to deliver data transfer rates of up to 1gbps. The company said it plans to enhance its...

Toys R us Online Unit Sues Amazon.com

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Toys R Us Inc., the No. 2 toy seller, said on Monday its online arm, Toysrus.com, filed a lawsuit charging that Amazon.com Inc. violated Toys R Us' exclusive rights to sell toys, games and baby...

Microsoft to reshuffle Windows unit

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Thanks xStainDx Microsoft plans to reorganize its Windows unit, creating a new division more tightly focused on the development of the core operating system, CNET News.com has learned. The new...

AMD scoops up National Semi unit

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Advanced Micro Devices has agreed to purchase National Semiconductor's information appliance chip business, the companies said Wednesday. National Semi said the transaction primarily covers its Geode chip family, designed for use in set-top...

AOL TW to Sell CD/DVD-Making Unit

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AOL Time Warner Inc. said on Friday it agreed to sell its CD and DVD manufacturing business to a Canadian company for $1.05 billion and would use the proceeds to trim its $26 billion debt...

Government forms cybersecurity unit

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The Department of Homeland Security on Friday said it created a new division to address threats to the nation's technological infrastructure. Called the National Cyber Security Division (NCSD), the 60-person unit is charged with...

Microsoft Posts Deeper Loss in Video Game Unit

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Microsoft Corp. nearly doubled its losses from the Xbox video game console in the December quarter, according to a regulatory filing on Friday, as the unit that makes its Office software closed in on Windows...

Microsoft eyeing Vivendi unit

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Reports mounted Wednesday that Microsoft is negotiating to buy the video game arm of financially troubled French media conglomerate Vivendi Universal. The New York Times, citing unnamed sources, said the two companies are...

New WarCraft 3 unit

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Blizzard has updated their official site with a new unit from the upcoming WarCraft III: Reign of Chaos -- the Orc Shaman. Here's the juice: Under the leadership of Thrall, the Orcs have...

Intel axes its consumer electronics unit

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Intel is winding down its consumer electronics division as the company continues its return to its core chip business. The Santa Clara, Calif.-based chipmaker Thursday confirmed that its Connected Products Division, which specializes in digital...

RomboxX PC Interface Unit

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Classic Arcade Gaming will never be the same again with the all new RomboxX PC Interface Unit. Bring back the look and feel of those classic original style video games that you use to play...

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