James NiccolaiDeputy News Editor, IDG News Service

James Niccolai covers data centers and general technology news for the IDG News Service, and is based in San Francisco.

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HP officially files to spin off enterprise division

The company says it's on track to split in two by November 1.

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Vandals sever another Internet backbone cable in California

It's the 11th incident of fiber cutting in a year

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HP enterprise chief Bill Veghte to depart before company split

He's executive VP of the HP Enterprise Group, a $28 billion division that sells the company's servers, network and storage gear

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US personnel agency takes system offline after hack

The agency has suffered two major hacks in recent months

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Samsung teams with Red Hat to build enterprise apps

The apps will run on Red Hat's new mobile application platform

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Taylor Swift slams Apple for not paying artists during Apple Music trial

'We don't ask you for free iPhones,' the singer said this weekend, so Apple shouldn't demand free music

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Oracle profit slides 24 percent as customers move to the cloud

The company reported its first overall sales decline in more than two years

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US reports massive breach of government personnel data

The U.S. is investigating a massive data breach that exposed personal information on around 4 million federal government workers, according to news reports Thursday.

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The HP split by the numbers: 2,800 apps and 75,000 APIs

HP will be operating as two companies by Aug. 1, giving it three months to iron out any bugs

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Prototype of HP's futuristic 'Machine' coming next year

The prototype will use DRAM, however, not the memristors HP originally envisioned.

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HP's Project Synergy promises Amazon-type provisioning for bare metal servers

The change to OneView management software should make it faster for businesses to deploy applications

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HP's profit slips 21 percent as services business stumbles

The company says it's on track to divide into two companies in November.

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This well-funded startup could turn Bitcoin mining - and the chip industry - on its head

21 has big plans for its BitShare embedded mining chip. But in smartphones?

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A feisty John Chambers bows out on his final Cisco earnings call

Chambers says he'll be an advisor and a coach when new CEO Chuck Robbins takes over

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Google boosts workplace efforts with Box integration for Chromebooks, better Chromebox videoconferencing

Google for Work rests on its Chromebooks hardware and Chrome web browser