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Europe lavishes $3.8 billion on robotics research program

To automate manufacturing instead of watch it move elsewhere, European Commission unveils new robotics funds.

By June 3, 2014


Oracle's third quarter misses on many fronts

Revenue for the software heavyweight comes in way short of expectations, and hardware systems sales continue to fall.

By March 20, 2013


Oracle to debut Sparc server with new T4 chips

CEO Larry Ellison today will tout a SuperCluster system based on the Sparc T4 processors, which take a step back toward traditional chip designs.

By September 26, 2011


Oracle turns in a mixed bag in 2nd-quarter results

Second-quarter earnings were strong, revenue was light, and the hardware business continued to struggle overall. But Larry Ellison calls the Sun purchase the "most strategic" deal the company has made.

By December 18, 2012


Jonathan Schwartz unveils startup, talks about final days at Sun

The last CEO of the Silicon Valley pioneer that invented Java and helped fuel the dot-com boom has a new company that helps people track medical care.

By February 14, 2012


For HP, a tough road ahead

There are no quick fixes for Hewlett-Packard. Here's a look at five particularly worrisome areas for the company in 2012.

By November 22, 2011


Oracle's Q1 strong, but hardware sales lag

Oracle's software revenue--applications, middleware, and databases--was solid, but hardware sales lagged.

By September 20, 2011


Oracle declares Intel's Itanium dead

The software and server company says Intel itself maintains that the server chip family is "nearing the end of its life," though Intel and Hewlett-Packard say Oracle is dead wrong.

By March 23, 2011


Fujitsu starts shipping next-gen supercomputer

The system, called K, will have 80,000 processors and is designed to perform 10 quadrillion calculations per second when done in 2012.

By September 28, 2010


Oracle apparently shuts doors on OpenSolaris

According to a leaked memo, Oracle will release Solaris source code only after its versions of the OS ship, a move that cuts off the OpenSolaris project.

By August 16, 2010