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Halliburton to drop BlackBerry in favor of Apple's iOS

According to a report from AppleInsider, oil field services provider Halliburton has decided to drop Research In Motion's BlackBerry platform in favor of Apple's iOS for its workforce.

By February 6, 2012


Microsoft's nasty, nasty anti-Google ad magically appears

An ad that was originally made just for internal purposes osmoses onto the Web, coincidentally as Google's I/O conference is under way.

By May 16, 2013


China's cyberwar: Intrusions are the new normal (FAQ)

Security firm Mandiant delivers compelling evidence that the Chinese military is behind a torrent of intrusions targeting the networks of U.S.-based companies. Here's what happens next.

By February 19, 2013


Dear tech companies, enough of the corporate sweatshirts

Many who work at tech companies are the greatest critics of old-style corporate behavior. Yet, there they are wearing sweatshirts with their startup's name printed across their chests.

By February 26, 2012


Moving to IPv6: Now for the hard part (FAQ)

Today, the last current-generation Internet addresses were divvied up at the highest level. Here's a look at what happens next in rebuilding the Net with the newer IPv6.

By February 3, 2011


IPv4 Internet addresses: 251 blocks down, 5 to go

A total of 33.6 million addresses are on their way to their ultimate users on the Net--meaning the last blocks of IPv4 addresses will be allocated soon. IPv6, hurry up, would ya?

By February 1, 2011


BP had warning signs before Gulf blast

Oil giant BP told congressional investigators that pressure tests on a drill pipe showed a fundamental mistake hours before the oil-rig explosion, a memo shows.

By May 26, 2010


BP tussles with latest bid to contain oil spill

As tricky undersea efforts to stanch the flow of oil continue, the Obama administration demands "immediate public clarification" about BP's intentions on paying costs tied to the accident.

By May 15, 2010


BP suffers snag in oil containment effort

A four-story containment dome, seen as the best short-term way to stem the flow from a ruptured Gulf of Mexico oil well, gets filled with crystallized gas and has to be set aside.

By May 8, 2010


Google's top antitrust defender: 'It's fun'

Life at Google is certainly different than government service for senior competition counsel Dana Wagner, but his past and present collide on a daily basis at the search giant.

By December 18, 2009