Chipset shortage might hit Intel again ... LogicaCMG buy extends Nordic reach
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Chipset shortage might hit Intel again ... LogicaCMG buy extends Nordic reach ... Microsoft could face patent issue over SQL Server
News: Demand spike is causing new Intel chipset shortage
News: Timeline severs patent agreement with Microsoft
News: LogicaCMG buys Swedish IT services company
News: Google leads, Yahoo gains in U.S. Web searches
Opinion: The (non) wisdom of crowds
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Demand spike is causing new Intel chipset shortage
A spike in PC demand has created a new shortage of Intel Corp. chipsets, potentially reviving an issue blamed for causing the company to lose market share to rival Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) last year.
Timeline severs patent agreement with Microsoft
Microsoft Corp. could face another lawsuit from a patent portfolio company over technology within its SQL Server database.
LogicaCMG buys Swedish IT services company
In an effort to expand its reach, IT consultancy and outsourcing company LogicaCMG PLC said on Monday that it plans to buy WM-data Nordic AB in a deal worth £882 million (US$1.6 billion) in cash and shares.
Google leads, Yahoo gains in U.S. Web searches
Google Inc.'s Web sites continued to be the U.S.'s most-used search source in July, but lost 1 percent market share to Yahoo Inc., comScore Networks Inc. said Sunday.
WebMethods looks to Cerebra for SOA boost
WebMethods Inc. is adding Cerebra Inc.'s semantic metadata management technology to its business integration suite in order to stand out in the crowded service-oriented architecture (SOA) software market.
Samsung develops 70-inch LCD panel for TVs
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. will this week unveil what it says is the first 70-inch high-definition LCD (liquid crystal display) panel.
The (non) wisdom of crowds
By Sean McGrath
Some years ago I read an entertaining book by James Surowiecki entitled "The Wisdom of Crowds". The central thesis of the book is that the opinion of a large number of people, when averaged out, can compare favorably with the wisdom of the experts in any given field.
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