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Storage play Storwize bought by IBM

By Rodney H. Brown | | 7/29/10

Storwize Inc., a data compression hardware and software company focused on improving storage, has been acquired by IBM Corp. The financial details were not disclosed, but a number of websites reported in June that the pending deal was worth about $140 million.

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Amazon’s ready with a new Kindle | 7/29/10

Amazon launched its next generation Kindle, which promises a smaller footprint and faster page turns among other items. See Larry Dignan’s analysis and review of the latest Kindle launch.


Top 25 Android apps: The best of the best

By Jason Hiner | July 29, 2010 |

Android now has over 70,000 apps to choose from. TechRepublic’s Jason Hiner shows you 25 of the best ones to download.

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Security researcher demonstrates ATM hacking

LAS VEGAS–Hacking into an ATM isn’t impossible, a security researcher showed Wednesday. With the right software, it’s actually pretty easy.

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Ready for a wooden laptop? Check out Asus’ bamboo-clad U33J laptop

by Dan Ackerman | July 29, 2010 |

No matter how inspired a laptop design, chances are it is made of either glossy or textured plastic, or, in some upscale cases, aluminum or magnesium. There’s nothing wrong with that, but there’s certainly room for some creativity around the margins, and that’s exactly what Asus brings to the table in the new U33Jc-A1.

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