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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Steve Jobs was 'central figure' in Silicon Valley hiring case, judge says

Other CEOs maintained the alleged no-hire agreements out of fear and deference to Jobs, the judge wrote

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Judge says settlement is too low in Silicon Valley hiring case

Deal calls for $324.5 million to settle case

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Elaborate hoax targets Intel's presence in Israel

Intel said the release, from someone using the name 'Rick Veritas,' was false.

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Google's YouTube buys Directr video app and makes it free

The developers are joining YouTube's video ads team

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CEO Whitman to chair HP's board

Whitman joined HP in 2011 and is leading its turnaround effort

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Why the Apple-IBM deal matters

Times have changed since Apple's '1984' commercial bashing IBM.

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HP chairman resigns due to ill health

It's another change at a company that's battling to get back on track

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Google looks to the day when it can quit building its own servers

At some point, your infrastructure will look just like Google's, according to a senior executive at the search giant.

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Intel expands custom chip work for big cloud providers

Intel is developing unique chips for particular customers that combine its Xeon processors with FPGAs

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Amazon CTO says business unaffected by Snowden revelations

Business overseas is as strong as ever, Werner Vogels says

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Dell executive says HP's new Machine architecture is 'laughable'

John Swainson says HP just wants "bragging rights," mocking the company's research effort.

HP says 'The Machine' will supercharge Android phones to 100TB

HP says its new computer architecture could massively increase the storage in mobile devices.

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HP's 'Machine' is a big bet on the future of server hardware

The system could be a game changer but won't get to market for a few years or more

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HP enters supercomputing market with water-cooled Apollo system

The server uses some new HP-patented techniques to keep water away from the hardware

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Mesosphere aims Twitter clustering tool at the enterprise

Mesosphere has closed new funding to help it bring the open-source Mesos software to a wider audience