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Intel's Latest Reorganization Sets Stage for Succession

The latest leadership shuffle among Intel's top ranks sets the stage for the chip maker to name an eventual replacement for CEO Paul Otellini.

YouTube Reportedly in Talks to Offer Movie Rentals

YouTube is in talks with Hollywood movie studios to offer streaming movie rentals, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Chip Makers to Raise Spending in 2010, SEMI Says

Spending on plants and equipment used to make semiconductors will likely rise 64 percent next year, SEMI said.

Singapore Boosts Free Wi-Fi Speed, Plans Location Services

Singapore's free Wi-Fi service got a speed boost this week as the government agency that oversees the service outlined plans to add new features.

Report: EBay to Sell Skype to Group of Private Investors

Skype will announce a deal to sell its Skype voice-over-IP service to a group of private investors, The New York Times reported .

Dell Expands Brocade Reseller Deal

Dell expanded its reseller agreement with networking vendor Brocade Communications

Malaysia's Packet One Falls Short of WiMax Subscriber Target

One year after Packet One began offering WiMax services in Malaysia, the company has yet to sign up the 100,000 subscribers that it hoped to enlist.

Dell Sees Early Signs of Asian Companies Spending More on IT

Dell's Asian revenue was down sharply during the second quarter, but the company saw signs Asian companies are spending more on IT.

Dell Finds a Rare Bright Spot in Demand for ISCSI Storage

Virtualization is helping to fuel demand for iSCSI storage products, Dell said.

Airline Pilots Want Ban on Lithium Battery Shipments

An airline pilot union is calling on the U.S. government to temporarily ban cargo shipments of lithium batteries.

No 'three Strikes' Law Planned for Singapore, Agency Says

There are no immediate plans to propose a 'three-strikes' antipiracy law in Singapore, a government regulatory agency said Monday.

Chinese 'Tomato Garden' Software Pirates Get Jail Terms

UPDATE: A Chinese court has sentenced four people to jail for pirating Microsoft's Windows XP operating system.

Report: Singapore Considers 'three Strikes' Anti-piracy Law

Singaporean authorities are reportedly studying the implementation of a 'three strikes' anti-piracy law.

Intel Looks Into Early Sales of Lynnfield Chips in Taiwan

Intel is looking into how versions of its upcoming Lynnfield processors ended up on sale in Taiwan ahead of the official launch.

China's SMIC Hopes to Climb Into the Black During 2010

A combination of factors, including an economic recovery and lower depreciation expenses, should propel SMIC into the black after years of losses.