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  • Qualcomm partners with large Chinese foundry on chips

    China's largest chip foundry is entering into a joint venture with Qualcomm to develop chips, at a time when the country is looking for technology to emerge as a semiconductor producing powerhouse.

    Written by Michael Kan24 June 15 15:21
  • Twitter looking for a 'full-time' CEO, deflating Dorsey's candidacy

    A week and a half after Dick Costolo announced that he would be stepping down from the CEO role at Twitter, the company's board of directors has sent a shot across the bow of one of the expected front-runner candidates to take the social network's top job.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank23 June 15 04:01
  • Red Hat takes the reins of OpenJDK 7

    Red Hat is taking over stewardship of the OpenJDK 7 project, at the moment a generation behind the current release of Java.

    Written by Paul Krill23 June 15 01:03
  • Chinese university opens Microsoft-backed U.S. outpost

    China's Tsinghua University has teamed up with the University of Washington and Microsoft to launch the Global Innovation Exchange (GIX) -- a tech-focused graduate school that's the first of its kind.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank19 June 15 08:52
  • Oracle taps former HP exec Donatelli for key hardware role

    Confirming rumours dating back to as early as March, Oracle has announced it has appointed former Hewlett-Packard executive David Donatelli as executive vice president for converged infrastructure.

    Written by Katherine Noyes19 June 15 08:18
  • Fitbit IPO pumps up the heart rate of investors

    Fitbit sprinted into Wall Street in its debut as a public company Thursday, as its shares opened 52 percent higher than the price that the wearables company had set for them.

    Written by Fred O'Connor19 June 15 04:20
  • AT&T, WhatsApp get low marks from EFF for data disclosure policies

    The Electronic Frontier Foundation released the latest version of its annual "Who Has Your Back" report on tech companies' data disclosure policies Wednesday afternoon, giving perfect five-star ratings to companies including Apple, Adobe, Dropbox and Yahoo.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank18 June 15 08:38