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  • EMC to buy Iomega

    EMC has agreed to buy Iomega for US$213 million in cash, expanding EMC's reach into the fast-growing consumer and small business markets, the companies announced Tuesday.

  • iPhone is now the top mobile browser

    It's been on the market for just six months, and already the iPhone (plus its wi-fi-only variant, the iPod Touch) is the most used mobile browser for Internet access in the U.S., according to Irish researcher StatCounter. At No. 2 is the Symbian OS used in Nokia's devices. Globally, the two positions are reversed. In either case, Windows Mobile -- in all its versions -- is just a blip.

  • iPhone price cut to 99 euros in Germany

    Germans can now get an iPhone for just 99 euros (US$155), a big departure for the Apple phone which hasn't been subsidised by operators before. It will also fan the flames of rumours about an imminent new 3G model.

  • Dell eyes $3 billion in cost savings in three years

    Dell, the world's second largest PC vendor, plans to cut costs by US$3 billion as it slashes the price of materials and components going into its gadgets and reduces operating expenses, including jobs, the company has said.

  • Is the Intel v. AMD chip war back on?

    After struggling with delayed products and bad market and mindshare woes through 2007, a lot of industry pundits started writing off AMD. And while AMD struggled, Intel held strong over the last year and a half, coming out with quad-core chips and a 45-nanometer (nm) processor family and staying well ahead of AMD's roadmap.

  • HP's security plans on growth track

    IT industry giant HP is experiencing marked growth of its security business less than one year after re-launching a number of its products and services under its Secure Advantage brand, company executives claim.