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Sony removes data posted by hackers

Sony said Saturday about 2,500 customers' names and partial addresses stolen by hackers had been discovered posted online as it struggled to recover from the biggest-ever Internet security break-in.

May 07, 2011
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Allure of iPad, other tablets hurting PC sales

Last year, the popularity of Apple Inc.'s iPad hurt PC sales. This year, that trend is continuing, as new data from two market research firms indicate PC shipments declined in the first three months of 2011.

Apr 14, 2011
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June video game sales decline again, NPD says

(AP) -- Summer doldrums weighed on the video game industry in June, with U.S. retail sales of hardware, software and accessories down 6 percent from a year earlier, to $1.1 billion.

Jul 16, 2010
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Y2K-style computer bug looms over Taiwan

Thousands of small businesses in Taiwan are looking with growing unease towards December 31, 2010, fearing that the New Year will trigger a local version of the Y2K "millennium bug".

Jun 09, 2010
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NPD: October video game sales tumble 19 percent

(AP) -- After a slight reprieve in September, U.S. video game retail sales slumped again in October, unable to escape the economic turmoil that's cutting into consumer spending and swelling the ranks of unemployed.

Nov 13, 2009
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Oracle plays up promise of Sun take-over

Oracle chief executive Larry Ellison opened fire on US technology veteran IBM and expressed optimism about the pending 7.4-billion-dollar-deal to buy Sun Microsystems.

Oct 12, 2009
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Sun absorbs $147M loss as Oracle deal looms

(AP) -- Sun Microsystems Inc. recorded a $147 million loss while sales eroded 31 percent in the April-June period, likely the server and software maker's last full quarter as an independent company.

Aug 29, 2009
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Server market woes likely to grow as year goes on

It was only a few years ago that the market for computer servers was one of the hottest in the tech sector as large corporations, most notably financial services companies, bulked up on the devices to run their high-end business ...

Jul 24, 2009
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April video game sales decline 17 percent

(AP) -- Lacking the big hits that made the year-ago period a standout, U.S. video game sales dropped sharply in April for the second month in a row as customers continued to watch their wallets.

May 15, 2009
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Soft hardware for a flexible chip

(PhysOrg.com) -- Technology is struggling to meet demands for high-performance, specialised computing systems. A European consortium is responding with a new kind of reconfigurable chip that is both efficient and flexible.

Apr 21, 2009
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Recession casts shadow over video game conference

(AP) -- The video game industry is holding up, but the gloom of the recession will be on the minds of thousands of people at this week's Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, a key event for video game ...

Mar 22, 2009
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US files complaint against EMC

The US Justice Department announced that it has filed a complaint against EMC Corp. over contracts the information management and storage giant secured with the US government.

Mar 03, 2009
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