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10 rugged gadgets for surviving dirty, dangerous jobs

Does your work require a hard hat? Are fires and floods a common workday hazard? This tough tech will help you keep your business humming along.

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.

Businesses get new marketplace for used IT gear

Here's a new way for midsize and large businesses to unload or buy used servers, PCs, components and more.

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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.

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.

Set up Windows 8 as a home server

Set up your PC as a home or small business server to save time, money and storage space while sharing your data across multiple PCs and mobile devices.

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.

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Intel prepares to use lasers, light to shuffle data between computers

Intel is taking the first steps to implement thin fiber optics that will use lasers and light as a faster way to move data inside computers, replacing the older and slower electrical wiring technology found in most computers today.