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CERN Finds Particle That Resembles Long-sought Higgs Boson

CERN scientists announced on Wednesday that they observed a particle that strongly resembles the long-sought after Higgs boson, the final missing ingredient in...

Job Ad Indicates Apple Using Oracle, IBM Servers in North Carolina Data Center

Apple is running servers from IBM and Oracle with flavors of the Unix operating system at its Malden, North Carolina, data center.

Weighing Windows Server 2012

From network services and storage to virtualization and private cloud, Microsoft's beefy new server OS leaves no server role unturned.

IBM, Lab Join Hands to Boost US Competitiveness

IBM is joining hands with the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to develop new technology, products and processes critical to the U.S. infrastructure in an...

HP, Oracle Clash Over Software Partnerships in Closing Trial Arguments

Lawyers for Hewlett-Packard and Oracle argued opposite views of independent software vendors' obligations to hardware makers on Tuesday in the closing arguments...

Catz: HP Could Have Joined Oracle's Sun Buyout on the Eve of the Deal

HP could have joined in on Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems until just before the deal was announced, Oracle co-President Safra Catz told a judge on...

Microsoft Hardware: Successes and Failures

Microsoft’s new Surface tablet isn’t the first time that Redmond has moved into the hardware arena. The result: Some wins, but even more fails.


HP Announces Low-power Server System With Upcoming Atom Chip

UPDATE: Hewlett-Packard on Tuesday introduced a low-power server system called Gemini that will be based on Intel's upcoming Atom processor, code-named Centerton.

Oracle's Catz Was 'shocked' by HP Suit Against Hurd

Oracle refused to commit to continued porting of its software to Hewlett-Packard's Itanium platform as part of the companies' settlement over Oracle's hiring of...

Cloud Failures Cost More Than $70 Million Since 2007, Researchers Estimate

A total of 568 hours of downtime at 13 well-known cloud services since 2007 had an economic impact of more than US$71.7 million dollars, an industry group says.

HP Worried About an Oracle Takeover After Hurd Switched Sides

Hewlett-Packard voiced concerns about Oracle attempting a hostile takeover after it hired former HP CEO Mark Hurd as co-president, Oracle's lead counsel told a...

ARM and X86 Could Coexist in Data Centers, Says Calxeda

ARM processors could potentially coexist with x86 processors from Intel or Advanced Micro Devices in server environments, with the use case being similar to CPUs...

US Reclaims Top Spot on Top500 Supercomputing List

The U.S. once again has the most powerful supercomputer in the world, thanks to the U.S. Department of Energy's Sequoia.