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Rimini Street's practices remain 'suspect,' Oracle alleges

Oracle isn't buying that the third-party support provider has made its services legally compliant

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New Mac mini restricts RAM and storage upgrades, but hints at PCIe SSD possibilities

Forget about upgrading your RAM with the new Mac mini -- Apple soldered it to the logic board. But an SSD upgrade to the base model looks like a good bet.

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With chip fabs gone, IBM's hardware future will be in high-end design

After selling chip-making operations to GlobalFoundries, IBM will focus on designing faster chips and Watson-like computers

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Apple's iPad Air 2 chip paves the way for new devices

Apple's A8X chip could be used in the next Apple TV, 4K TV, gaming devices or even Macs, analysts said.

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Apple is now 5th largest PC maker in the world

IDC says Apple surpassed Asus to crack into the top 5 global PC makers--though numbers from rival firm Gartner disagree.

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PC shipments down just slightly in the third quarter, IDC says

Worldwide shipments fell 1.7 percent from a year ago, beating IDC projections.

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Redfish spec wiggles servers free from vendor lock-in

A new, smarter, out-of-band communications specification aims to replace the aging, fragmented IPMI

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Should you buy an HP PC after the plan to split?

The plans to split PC/printing and hardware operations could have long-term implications

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HP split will force PC group to learn discipline or face irrelevance

HP's PC division has coasted for years with little innovation or impact. As an independent company, it'll need to pick a direction and stick with it.

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HP will split itself in two, separating PCs and printers from enterprise business

CEO Meg Whitman will head Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, while PC and printer business head Dion Weisler will run HP Inc.

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HP reportedly set to split off PC, printer business

A split would be an about-face on CEO Meg Whitman's original strategy to keep the company together.

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Fujitsu to design Japanese exascale supercomputer

The machine may hit 1 quintillion calculations per second in 2020

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Cray aims to stay in big leagues with XC40 supercomputers

Cray's XC40 will be used in the U.S. Department of Energy's Trinity and other supercomputers