May 24, 2012 11:27 EDT
A protest in the northwest Tunisian city of Kef turned violent Thursday, leaving 15 injured, as a strong police cordon in Tunis held another demonstration by unemployed university graduates at bay.
Aug 20, 2011 12:00 EDT
NORFOLK, Va (Reuters) - Not a single blade of uncut grass mars a clutch of Confederate graves in Elmwood Cemetery, a refuge of calm in this bustling southeastern Virginian city.
Dec 15, 2010 14:18 EST
ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi tried to woo rebel deputies on Wednesday, a day after surviving a confidence vote that provoked tumult in parliament and some of the worst street violence in Rome in years.
Dec 13, 2010 21:05 EST
Italy was on tenterhooks Tuesday as beleaguered Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi faced a crucial confidence vote in parliament that could bring down his government.
Sep 20, 2010 09:01 EDT
Oracle on Sunday reached for the business computing "cloud," taking an unabashed shot at Salesforce.com's winning way of selling applications as services on the Internet.
Sep 14, 2010 08:56 EDT
Chip maker Intel investing $30 million in 4 different software companies. The investment arm of chip maker Intel is investing more than $30 million total into four different software developers.
Sep 02, 2010 18:53 EDT
US computer giant Hewlett-Packard emerged the winner on Thursday in a bidding war with Dell for 3PAR after raising its offer for the data storage company to 33 dollars per share or 2.35 billion dollars.
Sep 02, 2010 18:17 EDT
Dell ends bidding contest over data-storage maker 3Par, will not match HP's $2.07B offer. Dell Inc. is walking away from a bidding contest with rival Hewlett-Packard Co. for data-storage maker 3Par Inc.
Sep 01, 2010 05:00 EDT
Cloud computing can make an organization more secure, says Randi Levin, CTO, city of Los Angeles. Dan Kaplan reports.. Cloud computing can make an organization more secure, says Randi Levin, CTO, city of Los Angeles. Dan Kaplan reports.With woefully cash-strapped Los Angeles embroiled in possibly its worst budget crisis in history, CTO Randi Levin understands that while her department may empower the digital communications of some 30,000 employees, including police and fire, it is not immune to drastic cutbacks.Nor is it any less obligated to consider something different, unique even for a city its size, to help a business on the brink of economic disaster.Over the past three years, the IT department in America's second-largest city has seen its operating budget shrink from $120 million to $80 million ? a 33 percent decrease ? and its staff size plunge by 38 percent, from 800 employees to about 500.The cuts happened to coincide with employees' mounting frustration with the city's on-pr
Aug 30, 2010 11:12 EDT
Continuing its cloud computing buying spree, IT management software provider CA Technologies announced Monday that it plans to acquire authentication solutions provider Arcot for $200 million.. Continuing its cloud computing buying spree, IT management software provider CA Technologies announced Monday that it plans to acquire authentication solutions provider Arcot for $200 million. The acquisition, expected to close by the end of September, will expand Islandia, N.Y.-based CA's existing security portfolio by adding fraud prevention and advanced authentication functionality to its existing identity and access management (IAM) offerings. Additionally, the acquisition will allow CA to accelerate its delivery of identity and access management (IAM) solutions from the cloud, CA said in a statement. Dave Hansen, general manager for the security business at CA Technologies, told SCMagazineUS.com on Monday that customers want to take advantage of the cloud but are concerned about security an
Aug 29, 2010 03:51 EDT
Qualcomm, the world's leading 3G mobile phone chipset supplier, plans to set up a research and development centre in Taiwan to help it tap China's growing market, a report said Sunday.
Aug 27, 2010 18:23 EDT
Summary Box: HP boosts bid for data-storage maker 3Par, only hours after Dell match. THE LATEST BIDDING: Hewlett-Packard Co. boosted its bid for 3Par Inc. to $1.88 billion Friday. It's 11 percent more than an offer Dell Inc. made public just hours earlier.
Aug 27, 2010 16:53 EDT
HP boosts bid for data-storage maker 3Par, only hours after Dell matched its earlier offer. Hewlett-Packard Co. boosted its bid for 3Par Inc. to $1.88 billion Friday, topping Dell Inc.'s offer by 11 percent and again raising the stakes in the bidding contest for the data-storage company.
Aug 25, 2010 18:54 EDT
Summary Box: Dell planning a second offer for 3Par, source says likely to top HP's bid. YOUR MOVE: Dell, outbid by Hewlett-Packard on Monday, is planning a second offer for data storage maker 3Par, according to a person familiar with the situation.
Aug 16, 2010 17:35 EDT
Summary Box: Dell adds to cloud services with $1.13B buyout of storage systems provider 3Par. THE DEAL: Dell is buying data storage provider 3Par Inc. for $1.13 billion.
Aug 16, 2010 17:15 EDT
Dell adds clout to its cloud services with buyout of storage systems provider 3Par for $1.13B. Dell Inc.'s purchase of a storage provider for $1.13 billion marks another step in the personal computer industry's quest to expand into more profitable businesses.
Aug 12, 2010 20:08 EDT
CA Technologies acquires cloud computing, virtualization group 4Base for undisclosed amount. Business management software company CA Technologies, formerly known as CA Inc., said Thursday it acquired a privately held virtualization and cloud computing consultancy for an undisclosed amount.
Aug 04, 2010 22:36 EDT
Packaged software giant Microsoft has announced it has settled a patent duel with cloud computing firm Salesforce.com.
Aug 04, 2010 15:41 EDT
Italian lawmakers on Wednesday rejected a no-confidence motion against a junior minister of the government of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, seemingly putting off possible early elections.
Jul 26, 2010 15:59 EDT
Summary Box: Google gears up for government sales push on apps. THE PUSH: Google Inc. is gearing up to sell its Web-hosted applications such as e-mail and word processing to a wider range of federal, state and local government agencies.