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HP split a tough break-up but relationship had run its course

Three years after plans to split the company were shelved, HP again forges ahead with break-up


Analytics for all: Tibco and Jaspersoft look to bring data tools to the masses

V3 talks with former Jaspersoft CEO Brian Gentile three months after moving into Tibco


Facebook's $19bn deal for WhatsApp an expensive dose of common sense

Facebook had little choice but to buy a platform beating it at its own game

IBM and Lenovo server deal creates new strategic partnership in enterprise IT

Move creates new partnership with IBM covering the high end, while Lenovo serves up high-volume commodity systems

Microsoft move for Nokia no surprise in battle with Apple and Android

Wisdom for both firms in acquisition as mobile market claims another victim

Yahoo hopes Tumblr buy will help it get hip

Acquisition could help firm make inroads into mobile and younger audience

Dell $24bn deal buys firm time to retreat and regrow in PC market battle

Deal could buy firm time but pressures remain

HP hardware sales slump but software side offers firm glimmer of hope

Autonomy deal appears to be reaping rewards

RIM surrounded by rumours but IBM and Samsung unlikely buyers

Analysts sceptical of benefits to purchasing ailing smartphone firm

Yammer acquisition highlights Microsoft’s social failings

Analysts unsure if acquisition is enough to improve firm's social chops

Focus 2011: Intel to make its presence felt at McAfee conference

Leaders from both firms are expected to highlight joint projects

Microsoft must work fast on Skype integration

Analysts say $8.5bn buyout could well be Ballmer's folly

2010 tech snapshot: IT security

We round up the key trends in the security space this year

Novell takeover: the analysts' views

End of an era, as tech giant is sold to Attachmate

Experts bemused by Intel's McAfee buy

Deal risks making security firm an irrelevance, say analysts

Analysis: HP and the future of Palm

What next for the company that invented handheld computing?

Interview: Avaya UK MD Lee Shorten

Shorten talks all things unified communications in light of the company's recent acquisition of Nortel's Enterprise Division

Adobe MAX 2009 shows a back-to-basics approach

Company evolves with Omniture buy and Flash progress

T-Mobile Orange merger unlikely to phase rivals

Vodafone and O2 could benefit from difficult integration process, say experts

What next for Oracle and Sun?

Deal is good news for Java and Solaris but integration may prove to be a rocky ride

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