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Broadcom to cut 1,150 jobs in restructuring

Broadcom said the restructuring is aimed at cutting costs as well as better focusing the company’s spending on key initiatives.

Pivotal bulks up big data software portfolio

Pivotal is releasing an in-memory data store for real-time analysis that works with the Hadoop data processing platform, and the other is a data discovery tool for business analysts.

Federal standards agency recommends ways businesses can improve cybersecurity

A new version of a cybersecurity framework from the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology aims to help businesses assess their readiness.

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Oracle's Hurd not planning to take Microsoft CEO job

Oracle president Mark Hurd tells CNBC he is not planning to replace Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer.

SoftBank to take over mobile distributor Brightstar for $1.26B

Privately held Brightstar, based in Miami, is not a well-known name but plays a key role in the mobile phone business in the U.S. and other countries

As businesses flee the coming 'XPocalypse,' they're turning to Windows 7, not 8

Microsoft is ending support for Windows XP, but even that won't spur Windows 8 adoption.

Twitter's take on TV: 'We make it better'

Twitter offers two advertising products geared around TV, and those products will be a key element in the company’s efforts to turn a profit in the years ahead.

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Siemens Enterprise changes its name to Unify

Siemens Enterprise Communications has changed its name to Unify and now hopes to take advantage of a growing interest in hosted unified communications.

Softbank invests over $1 billion in Finnish game developer Supercell

Japanese carrier SoftBank and gaming company GungHo Online Entertainment are investing $1.5 billion for a 51 percent stake in Finnish game developer Softcell, highlighting how hot this sector has become.

Backup starts to scale out along with storage, data growth

Backup and recovery is starting to get some of the same capabilities as primary storage systems to handle the rising floods of data with less management overhead.