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Regulatory probe of LCD market widens
An investigation into possible anticompetitive behavior in the flat-panel display market widened Tuesday, with four more big vendors saying they had been contacted by investigators.
Salesforce.com gets closer to 'iTunes' vision
Salesforce.com Inc. plans to turn its AppExchange Web site into a fully functioning online marketplace for hosted software.
Fujitsu claims first 300GB SATA 2.5-inch drive
Fujitsu Ltd. has developed a hard-disk drive suitable for use in laptop PCs and video recorders with a capacity of 300G bytes, the largest in its class, the company said Tuesday.
New HP software shows fruits of Mercury acquisition
Software announcements from HP Tuesday show how the acquisition this year of Mercury Interactive Corp. may be paying off. The company is introducing a business technology optimization (BTO) software portfolio that brings together Mercury's applications management software with HP's systems and network management software marketed under its Open View software family.
Microsoft releases beta of unified communications hub
Microsoft Corp.'s goal to provide a unified communications infrastructure for the enterprise moved forward Tuesday with the release of a private beta of software it sees as its communications hub.
Intel speeds up introduction of new quad-core chip
Intel Corp. says it has rushed introduction of a new quad-core chip originally scheduled for next year to Monday to meet demand from server manufacturers for the processor.
HP buys data management services company
Hewlett-Packard Co. has agreed to acquire IT services company Knightsbridge Solutions Holding Corp. for an undisclosed sum
Napster Mobile coming soon to Europe
Napster Inc. will launch its first mobile download service for Europe in Ireland later this month on Telefónica SA's O2 Ireland network
U.S. trade commission says Qualcomm violated patent
The U.S. International Trade Commission said that Qualcomm Inc. is infringing on one of Broadcom Corp.'s patents, dealing a blow to Qualcomm in an ongoing patent battle between the companies.
IDC: Americans are cool to mobile data services
U.S. cell-phone users are staying away from mobile data services in droves, according to research company IDC. Almost three-quarters of respondents in an IDC online survey didn't use any data service other than text-messaging in the third quarter of this year.
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By Mitch Tulloch, MTIT Enterprises
I was manning the Ask The Experts booth at a 2007 Microsoft Launch
event the other day when I heard an interesting story from another
Microsoft MVP. He told me that his wife was really excited about a new
feature in Windows Vista that made it a lot easier for her to work on
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