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HP's ARM servers to get Texas Instruments chips

Hewlett-Packard's effort to build ARM servers will get a boost from Texas Instruments, which will provide chips based on the latest ARM processor design.

Microsoft joins Open Data Center Alliance

Microsoft has joined the Open Data Center Alliance, a user-led organization that aims to simplify the purchasing of data center and cloud services by promoting interoperability and common standards.

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HP aims to launch low-power 'Moonshot' server next quarter

Hewlett-Packard's first low-power server for hyperscale computing environments, developed under a project it calls Moonshot, will go on sale next quarter, CEO Meg Whitman said last week.

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Oracle moves manufacturing jobs from Mexico to the US

Oracle is moving 130 manufacturing jobs from Mexico to Oregon in the U.S., a company spokeswoman said.

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Dell profits fall as company battles to go private

Dell reported another quarter of declining revenue and profits as the company's CEO continues his battle to take the PC maker private.

HP quadruples virtual machines in new blade server

Hewlett-Packard is set to deliver a new blade server that will quadruple the virtual desktops that can be deployed from one HP server.

Intel shifts gears on Itanium, raising questions about the server chip's future

Intel has scaled back plans for the next version of Itanium in a move that raises questions about the future of the 64-bit server chip, used primarily in Hewlett-Packard's high-end Integrity servers.

Customers seek details on Dell's direction under private ownership

Dell's decision to go private has led to mixed reaction from the company's customers, who are watching developments closely as they consider the next steps in their product procurement plans.

IBM puts supercomputer Watson's smarts in SMB servers

IBM's Watson supercomputer outperformed humans in the televised game show "Jeopardy." Now the company is moving some of its underlying technologies from the supercomputer into new entry-level servers.

New server can be parachuted into war zones

This rugged server can withstand drops, will work in extreme temperatures, and can be dropped via parachute into dangerous environments.

10 weird and wonderful Raspberry Pi hacks

In the time since the credit card-size Raspberry Pi computer went on sale, hardware hackers have customized the PC to be everything from a game console to a mini Linux laptop to a supercomputer. We give you the best of the Pi community's hacks.

Malware targets Java servers

Security researchers from antivirus vendor Trend Micro have uncovered a piece of backdoor-type malware that infects Java-based HTTP servers and allows attackers to execute malicious commands on the underlying systems.

New NEC server has built-in batteries for backup power

The electronics conglomerate says the new server can eliminate the need for UPSs in data centers