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GlobalFoundries 'committed' to Building Abu Dhabi Plant

GlobalFoundries is 'committed' to building a chip manufacturing in Abu Dhabi, a spokesman said.

Engineer Fired for Privacy Violations, Google Says

A Google engineer was fired for violating the company's privacy rules, Google said Wednesday.

VCE Coalition Signs up First Asian Operator

he Virtual Computing Environment coalition has signed up its first Asian operator customer -- SingTel.

Dell: Enterprise Strategy Doesn't Depend on 3Par Bid

Dell wasn't pained by the decision to walk away from the bidding war for 3Par, an executive said.

Hurd Joins Oracle as Co-president

Mark Hurd has been appointed co-president of Oracle.

Latest Skype Beta Offers Group Video Calls for 10

The latest beta version of Skype offers the ability to do group video calls with up to 10 people.

Internet Access in Emerging Markets to Double by 2015

The number of people with Internet access in Brazil, Russia, China, India and Indonesia will double by 2015 to 1.2 billion, BCG predicted

Singapore Aims to Raise Penalties for Telcos

Singapore has proposed changes to a telecommunications law that would raise penalties for companies that violate their licenses.

Server Sales Post Biggest Jump Since 2003, IDC Says

Server sales posted their biggest jump since 2003 during the second quarter as HP outsold IBM, according to IDC.

AU Optronics CEO Barred From Leaving US

The CEO of AU Optronics, who faces felony charges related to a price-fixing investigation, has been barred from leaving the U.S.

Dell Streak Likely to Hit Asia in Early 2011

Dell is likely to bring its Streak tablet to Asia-Pacific markets early next year.

Executive Steps Down for Review of Apple Kickback Charges

A Singaporean executive has stepped down from his position "for the time being" as the company investigates Apple kickback charges.

Lenovo's Sales Surge in China and Emerging Markets

Lenovo Group's sales in China rose 50 percent and sales in emerging markets doubled during the company's fiscal first quarter.

Chip Startup Developing Probability Processor

Startup chip company Lyric Semiconductor says its developing a probability processor.

Singapore's Anti-corruption Bureau Mum on Kickback Case

Singapore's Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau declined to say if it's investigating the alleged Apple kickback scheme.