IBM prevails in pension case ... Nokia buys Loudeye ... Google nabs MySpace search deal
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IBM prevails in age discrimination appeal ... Nokia buys Loudeye for content delivery ... Apple adds Intel Core 2 Duo to server, workstation
News: Nokia makes content push by acquiring Loudeye
News: Federal appeals court rules for IBM in pension case
News: Google nabs MySpace search deal
News: SCO aims to reinvent itself through mobility
Opinion: Fast pipe. Always on. Get out of the way.
ITwhirled: Ladies love technology
Nokia makes content push by acquiring Loudeye
Nokia Corp., the world's largest handset maker, has agreed to acquire Loudeye Corp., a provider of digital media distribution services, for $60 million, the two companies announced Tuesday.
Federal appeals court rules for IBM in pension case
A federal appeals court Monday ruled that IBM Corp. did not discriminate against its employees on the basis of age, overturning an earlier verdict in that case.
Google nabs MySpace search deal
Google Inc. has won one of the most sought-after deals in the search engine market, becoming the exclusive provider of search functionality and search advertising to MySpace.com and other News Corp. Web sites.
SCO aims to reinvent itself through mobility
In recent years The SCO Group Inc. has been best known for its costly and controversial licensing dispute over Unix intellectual property. But SCO's leader said the company is in the process of reinventing itself into a mobile application platform and services provider with new products, services and partnerships.
Marvell to profit from Intel's communications business
Marvell Technology Group Ltd. will need around 18 months to make money from its proposed acquisition of Intel Corp.'s loss-making communications and application processor business, according to the company’s president and chief executive officer, Sehat Sutardja.
Microsoft to add Speech Server to communications hub
Microsoft Corp. has found a new home for its Speech Server product in its plan to provide a centralized hub for corporate instant messaging, voice over Internet Protocol, video conferencing, and other communications applications.
Achievo buys Chinese outsourcing company BBX
Outsourcing services provider Achievo Corp. has signed a deal to acquire Beijing Beifang Xinyu Information Technology Co. Ltd. (BBX), a Chinese outsourcing company with 450 employees.
Chip maker Atmel fires four execs, including founder
Chip maker Atmel Corp. fired four executives, including its founder, chairman and chief executive officer, after an investigation into alleged misuse of corporate travel funds, the company said Monday.
Fast pipe. Always on. Get out of the way.
By Sean McGrath
What would you say if I told you that I have never in my life sent an e-mail? What would you say if I told you that you too have never in your life sent an e-mail? You would either dismiss me as nuts or conclude that I am playing with words somehow. Indeed, I am playing with words. One word in particular. The word "send".
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Ladies love technology
Male geeks everywhere are rejoicing: a recent survey by the Oxygen network has found that 75% of women would prefer receiving a plasma TV to a diamond. Women are also closing the gadget gap: they average 6.6 "technology devices" (no, we don't know what that means, exactly), compared to 6.9 for men.
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