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When your technology breaks, it can cripple your business. Reliable, outsourced IT support is the ideal solution to keeping your business running.

Cisco cites data-center, wireless for quarterly revenue increase

Data-center and wireless sales led growth at Cisco Systems in its fiscal third quarter, as it saw customers spending more in the U.S. and developing countries but reported continuing weakness in Southern Europe.

Lenovo and Apple grew as bottom fell out of PC market in Western Europe

PC shipments in Western Europe declined by 20.5 percent during the first quarter: The only vendors to see shipments grow were Lenovo and Apple, which returned to the top five.

Foxconn's Hon Hai reports Q1 revenue drop, likely on weak iPhone 5 demand

Foxconn's Hon Hai Precision Industry posted a 19.2 percent year-over-year decline in revenue for the first quarter, with sales likely affected by weak demand for Apple's iPhone 5, according to an analyst.

Hours before I/O, Larry Page opens up about his hoarse voice

Less than 24 hours before Google kicks off its annual I/O developers confab in San Francisco, Google CEO Larry Page is revealing why his speaking voice is so soft.

TechAmerica: US tech employment grows slightly in 2012

The U.S. tech industry added 67,400 jobs in 2012, a 1.1 percent increase from a year earlier, according to a new report from the TechAmerica Foundation.

Google has to delete offensive autocomplete results, German federal court rules

Google has to remove search suggestions from autocomplete in Germany if the results are offensive, the Federal Court of Justice in Karlsruhe ruled Tuesday.

Ailing Sharp sacks chief, vows turnaround on robots, LCDs

Japan's Sharp booked another huge loss on Tuesday, and unveiled its latest turnaround plan, which includes relying on partnerships with Samsung Electronics and Foxconn Technology Group for business, sacking top management, and expanding into new fields such as robotics.

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Sony Xperia ZR phone shoots underwater photos, video

Sony's 1.5GHz quad-core Xperia ZR can soak in up to 1.5 meters for up to 30 minutes, shooting pictures with its 13-megapixel rear camera.

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Dell board warns Icahn bid may leave the firm short of cash

A plan proposed by Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management last week as an alternative to Michael Dell's proposal to take his namesake company private would leave it short of cash, Dell's board warned the bidders on Monday.

Yahoo acquires Loki Studios as part of acquisition spree

Yahoo has acquired a mobile gaming company, Loki Studios, taking its total acquisitions this month to four.

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Microsoft's Patch Tuesday features IE8 zero-day fix

Microsoft will issue ten security updates next week, two of them rated "critical," to patch 34 vulnerabilities, including a zero-day bug that has been used in recent attacks.

Tech M&A could surge amid rise in markets

Just this week, a number of announced and rumored deals involving big-name tech companies like Intel, BMC, Microsoft and Facebook highlighted what could be a spring awakening for mergers and acquisitions in the tech sector.

Icahn, Southeastern make alternative bid for Dell

Investor Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management have made a counter-offer for Dell that would keep the computer company still publicly traded, according to reports.

Intel acquires two mobile-focused software companies

Intel has acquired two software companies as it continues to build its burgeoning portfolio to include more tools to write and manage programs and interfaces.