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Analysis: On Wednesday, Hewlett Packard Enterprise said it would spin off software units in an $8.8 billion deal that it says will help it focus on faster-growing businesses. The groups include big data, security for big companies and IT operations management units. They will merge with U.K. software company Micro Focus International PLC. So what's next for HPE? Technology Business Research analyst Kevin Collupy takes a look.
Apple wants to push consumers further into a wireless world. Its tactics: Eliminate the standard headphone jack in its newest iPhones and market new "AirPods" tiny wireless earbuds that the company claims greatly improve on standard Bluetooth technology. But there are risks.
Apple is expected to show off new iPhones, an updated smartwatch -- and maybe some new gear for listening to both -- during its annual fall product launch event today. Here's a preview.
What's happening in analytics these days? "From a professional services perspective, customers expect their vendors to go beyond implementing software to help them extract deeper business insights from their data. This reflects what I see as the end of analytics' honeymoon period," says research analyst Jen Hamel.
Drone deliveries to your house or business may have become more likely today with news that AT&T and chip maker Qualcomm are going to test controlling drones over AT&T's cell network.
Lenovo and its Motorola smartphone group are getting credit for delivering a scoop about the new iPhone 7 specs, which Apple is expected to announce Wednesday.
Analysis: HP Inc., which continues to fight with Lenovo and Dellin the race for No. 1 among global PC sellers, is finding success with a focus on premium machines, says Technology Business Research Analyst Jack Narcotta.
Analysis: T-Mobile's recent good news about record-low postpaid subscriber churn in the second quarter of this year is a sign that the wireless provider's strategy is paying off against keen competition from Verizon, AT&T and Sprint.
Only hours after an AT&T executive ridiculed Google Fiber's challenges in rolling out a fiber network, GF responds with a blog of its own about the broadband battle currently underway in Nashville. GF is lobbying to speed up the permitting process for hanging fiber. GF also makes clear that consumers want "choice" among providers.
AT&T's increasingly bitter fight with Google over competing fiber networks takes on a new, mocking tone as a top AT&T executive says in a blog post that broadband network building is "not for the faint of heart."
IBMers are lighting up a Facebook page with reports across the country about a new round of layoffs. IBM's campus in RTP is taking a hit. It's the third cut in jobs so far this year. To add insult to billfold pain, the IBMers have been told their last day at work will be in November, which means they miss out on IBM's 401K contribution this year. IBM confirms that layoffs are underway.
IBM's artificial intelligence powerhouse Watson is getting credit for helping produce the first Hollywood movie trailer relying on AI. It's for the sci-fi thriller "Morgan," and Entertainment Weekly offers the trailer a rave review.
Just two weeks after disclosing plans to cut 5,500 workers as part of a pivot away from its traditional hardware focus, Cisco on Tuesday said it plans to buy two-year-old cloud-focused startup Container X.
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