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Storage device maker EMC, which has major facilities in the Triangle area and is a working with Lenovo in a joint venture targeting servers, is planning to cut some 1,000 jobs. However, the company didn't specify where jobs would be cut and says it plans to end the year with the same or slightly more workers.
BlackBerry returns to keyboards; $50M in biz for PowerSecure; Twitter stock tumbles; Apple's latest buy; Nortel patents sold; LenovoEMC's new server
Our Bulldog blog wrapup of the latest technology news: BlackBerry is returning to its keyboard roots; PowerSecure books $50M in new business; Morgan Stanley says sell Twitter shares; Apple buys photo app startup; a group of Nortel patents is sold; LenovoEMC unveil a new server targeting smaller businesses.
Starting Nov. 15, Pivotal will help businesses create web-based applications that can be moved from in-house data centers to cloud servers run by Amazon.com, VMware and OpenStack, the open-source project founded by Rackspace Hosting.
"Despite our disappointment with our quarterly results, our confidence in the success of our strategy over the long term has never been stronger," says Chairman and CEO Joe Tucci.
Cisco's latest acquisition announced this week - a $415 million deal for Whiptail - could have some unintended consequences. While bolstering Cisco's product lineup, the Whiptail deal also threatens its relationship with EMC and NetApp. All three firms have a big presence in the Triangle.
When it comes ti keeping profits away from the U.S. Taxman, Cisco and Apple take most of the criticism. But a Bloomberg analysis finds that IBM, which recently laid off thousands of North American workers, and Microsoft are actually keeping the most profits offshore.
Several high-tech and life science firms based in North Carolina or who have a large presence here crack the "Best Multinationals" to work for list in Europe. But several of them also drop somewhat from the 2012 list.
EMC, the world's biggest maker of storage computers and which has a major presence in the Triangle, cut its sales forecast for the year and posted earnings that missed estimates as a weak economy prompted corporate customers to curb spending.
Analysis: NetApp is under growing pressure from EMC as the firms, which both have growing presence in the Research Triangle,, battle for data storage clients.