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HP, Novell Simplify Open-Source License Process

Hewlett-Packard announced this week that it has signed a new open-source bundling license agreement with Novell to offer customers what it hopes will be simple, cost-effective Linux solutions on HP servers ...

Yahoo News to Provide Video From CNN.com, ABC News

Yahoo today announced agreements with both CNN.com and ABC News in which both news organizations will provide daily video news feeds to Yahoo News starting next month ...

TECH BRIEF

EA Gets Rights for ‘Lord of the Rings’ Games

Electronic Arts announced this week that it has been granted the rights to develop games based on J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings." ...

Gartner: Apple Leads as PC Sales Up More Than Expected

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 48.9 million units in the second quarter of 2005, a 14.8 percent increase from the same period last year, according to preliminary results by Gartner. The PC market exceeded Gartner's previous projections by 2 percentage points ...

TECH BRIEF

Firefox Continues to Pick Up Steam

Firefox is close to reaching 10 percent share in the competitive Web browser marketplace, according to the latest data from Web site monitoring firm NetApplications ...

Xandros Adding German, French Desktop OS Versions

Linux distribution developer Xandros announced earlier this week that it will release localized editions of the Xandros Desktop operating system in German and French. The company plans to make the new editions available in the fall ...

Technology Brings Shopping Ease to World Travelers

IBM announced last week that Hong Kong-based Duty Free Shops (DFS) plans to unveil a technology system for international shoppers in the DFS Galleria mall located at the international Naha airport in Okinawa, Japan. The new integrated, Linux-based solution will enable shoppers to move quickly and seamlessly through the airport, performing a variety of tasks including storing their luggage, renting a car, shopping at the Galleria and clearing purchases automatically through Customs...

FINANCIAL NEWS

Stocks Flat as Good Jobs Data Raises Inflation Worries

A surge in job creation last month was not enough to rally stocks, as any optimism among investors about what the data said about the health of the economy quickly gave way to concern about inflation ...

FINANCIAL NEWS

Stocks Sag on Weekly Jobs Data, Auto Maker Woes

Stocks lost ground today after a report showed a spike in weekly jobless claims and following the downgrade of the corporate debt of the two largest U.S. car markers to "junk" status ...

FINANCIAL NEWS

Stock Markets Soar in Post-Fed Rally

With the Federal Reserve's latest meeting in the rear view mirror, investors were in a buying mood today, driving the Dow to a triple-digit gain and adding 1.5 percent to the Nasdaq ...

FINANCIAL NEWS

Markets Hold the Line After Fed Raises Rates Again

Markets finished mixed today after the Federal Reserve stayed true to recent form by boosting overnight interest rates by a quarter point for the eighth consecutive time ...

FINANCIAL NEWS

Oil, Fed-Watching Keeps Stock Rally in Check

A late day rally in oil prices and nervousness over the Federal Reserve's pending meeting kept a lid on a would-be rally on Wall Street today, with stocks managing modest gains ...

FINANCIAL NEWS

Stocks Make Comeback After Oil, Economic News

Stocks rebounded today as further declines in oil prices, which dipped below US$50 a barrel for the first time in two months, and data showing inflation being kept at bay provided relief from recent economic bad news ...

FINANCIAL NEWS

Stocks Plummet on Signs of Economic Slowdown

Data showing the economy growing at the slowest pace in two years during the first quarter pushed investors into selling mode today and prompted just the latest in a string of recent triple-digit losses for the Dow ...

FINANCIAL NEWS

Plunge in Oil Prices Drives Stock Market Up

Stocks moved higher today as investors looked past the latest data hinting at economic softness and instead focused on falling oil prices ...

FINANCIAL NEWS

Stock Markets Plummet on Sag in Consumer Confidence

Evidence that the housing market continues to chug along was outweighed by a drop in consumer confidence and led to a sell-off on Wall Street today ...

FINANCIAL NEWS

Stocks Rally on M&A Activity, Home Sales

The latest round of billion-dollar mergers, strong data on home sales and talks aimed at keeping oil prices in check helped boost stocks today, with major averages adding to gains made during the previous week ...

FINANCIAL NEWS

Stocks Rally on M&A Activity, Home Sales

The latest round of billion-dollar mergers, strong data on home sales and talks aimed at keeping oil prices in check helped boost stocks today, with major averages adding to gains made during the previous week ...

FINANCIAL NEWS

Stocks Rally on M&A Activity, Home Sales

The latest round of billion-dollar mergers, strong data on home sales and talks aimed at keeping oil prices in check helped boost stocks today, with major averages adding to gains made during the previous week ...

Sony Online Entertainment Launching Game Auction Site

Sony Online Entertainment Inc. today announced plans to launch Station Exchange, an officially sanctioned auction site for its games ...

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