James NiccolaiIDG News Service

James Niccolai covers data centers and general technology news for IDG News Service.

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HP plans 3D printer announcement for June

There are two big problems with 3D printers, HP CEO Meg Whitman says, and the company will reveal how they've solved them in a few months.

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Does Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto have a case against Newsweek?

Legal experts say it would be hard for Nakamoto to build a strong case.

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Will Satya Nadella launch Office for iPad next week?

Reports suggest a version of Office for Apple's tablet is finally happening.

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US school offers first-of-a-kind graduate degree in data center engineering

The course was developed with input from HP and other industry players

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HP eyeing acquisitions - and divestitures - Whitman says

The company is looking to do deals in security, big data, cloud and mobility

HP reverses decline in PC sales, claims broad progress in quarter

Overall revenue was down but profit was up, including PC sales growth.

Intel moves deeper into software with server KVM tool

Intel said its Virtual KVM Gateway is server-agnostic and can handle up to 50 sessions simultaneously.

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Judge rebukes Apple for invoking nationalist bias but denies Samsung a retrial

Apple's remarks in a patent trial suggested an 'American-versus-non-American theme' to the jury, Judge Koh said.

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15 years later, Googlers reminisce about first data center

The tiny space housed 30 PCs and was down the hall from the much larger Altavista

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Ellison: Facebook the new model for business applications

Social networking is the new backbone of business applications, Oracle CEO said

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Ellison says IBM and SAP no longer Oracle's main rivals

The CEO said he's focused on agile cloud providers

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Microsoft joins ARM server effort

The company is among a list of software vendors working to standardize the ARM server platform

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Facebook uses 10,000 Blu-ray discs to store 'cold' data

Who says optical discs are dead?

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IBM's low-end server business back in play; Dell, Fujitsu, Lenovo circling

Reports say IBM's low-end server business is back on the table

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AMD slows new Opteron 6300 chips to match workloads

AMDs new Opteron 6300 processors have a slower clock speed to reduce power consumption.