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  • Dell Eyes Takeovers But Says Inside Growth is Key

    Michael Dell, the head of No. 1 personal computer maker Dell Computer, said Thursday the company is considering acquisitions but would continue to rely primarily on growth from within.

  • Loudcloud To Buy Privately Held Frontera

    Loudcloud on Thursday said it struck a deal to buy Frontera , a privately held company that manages corporate Web sites, in an all-stock deal slated to close in the second quarter of 2002.

  • Microsoft Changes Antitrust Settlement

    Microsoft said Thursday it had agreed to modify its antitrust settlement with the U.S. Justice Department, to address criticism that it contained loopholes and would allow the company to seize computer makers' patented technologies.

  • Cheney Unveils E-Government Plan

    The U.S. government got an online face-lift Wednesday as Vice President Dick Cheney unveiled an updated government Web site that encourages citizens to do everything from paying taxes to booking campgrounds over the Internet.

  • Cisco Shares Tumble As Brokerage Cuts Estimates

    Shares in Cisco Systems fell 8 percent on Wednesday after a brokerage cut its earnings forecast for the No. 1 maker of Internet network gear, saying investors had been too optimistic about a recovery in corporate spending on information technology.

  • Fiorina Not Ruling Out Acquisition Of Services Company

    Even though the Hewlett- Packard-Compaq Computer merger isn't a done deal, HP Chairman and CEO Carly Fiorina is not ruling out a further acquisition of a services company that could help the combined computer giant build a stronger presence in the outsourcing or network/services management arena.

  • Money Managers Give Fiorina Thumbs Up

    Hewlett-Packard Chairman Carly Fiorina's spirited defense of the embattled HP-Compaq merger got a thumbs up from at least a few of the several hundred money managers who attended HP's Analyst Day Wednesday.

  • Rambus, Infineon Back To Court

    Controversial patent litigation between Infineon Technologies and Rambus, the maker of RDRAM memory, will rush into an expedited hearing before an appeals court later this year, Rambus said in a recent filing with the government.

  • Cisco Rolls Out New PIX Firewalls, Enhanced OS

    Cisco Systems has unveiled new additions to its PIX firewall line, an updated PIX operating system and a new SAFE Blueprint for IP telephony, all efforts aimed at boosting the company's security posture, particularly in the converged networks arena.

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