Microsoft Corp. announced today that it had fired its chief information officer due to alleged company policy violations. Unfortunately, a spokesman declined to give the exact reason for the dismissal, so we're as much in...

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Microsoft has appointed Tom Hanrahan, former director of engineering at the Linux Foundation, to head up the Interoperability Lab and take the job title of director of Linux interoperability. Hanrahan is a Linux veteran, having...

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During an interview with ChileHardware web-site, Chief executive Manju Hedge of Ageia Technologies, announced that his company plans to offer a physics processing unit (PPU) for mobile applications, target the PhysX chips at non-gaming apps...

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FCC Chief Pro Tiered Internet?

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In a disappointing move for online firms, Federal Communications Commission Chief Kevin Martin said that he supported ISPs that wished to offer tiered service for providers willing to pay for preferential treatment. However, at the...

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Apple Computer Chief Executive Steve Jobs has quietly returned to work full time after taking a leave of absence to recover from cancer surgery. Jobs has been participating in high-level staff meetings over the past...

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Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer is discussing the European antitrust case against the company with Mario Monti, the European competition commissioner in Brussels, a person close to the talks said Tuesday afternoon. "They...

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Apple's QuickTime chief Frank Casanova has criticized Microsoft's move to transform its proprietary Windows Media 9 multimedia software into a standard, telling Macworld that "when you are part of a standards organization you don't develop...

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Ding Dong the witch is dead...Well no, not quite but the wicked witch of the RIAA has announced she will step down at the end of 2003 after 5 controversial years at the helm. Thanks...

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Bernard Ebbers, the brash executive who built WorldCom Inc. into one of the top telecommunications companies, has resigned, bowing to a plummeting stock price and government probes into accounting issues and personal loans he received....

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Head of the UK's Internet Watch Foundation, David Kerr, is to stand down as chief executive after five years in the job. The IWF is the UK's only internet pornography watchdog and...

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