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Technology News Archive - July 07, 2008

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) will host a webcast with a corresponding slide presentation to discuss its channel strategy. Who: Cisco executive Keith Goodwin, senior vice president of Worldwide Channels -- to discuss Cisco's global channel model and strategy.

REDMOND, Wash., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp.

NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Carl Icahn today issued the following open letter to Yahoo! shareholders. SECURITY HOLDERS ARE ADVISED TO READ THE PROXY STATEMENT AND OTHER DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE SOLICITATION OF PROXIES BY CARL C. ICAHN AND HIS AFFILIATES FROM THE STOCKHOLDERS OF YAHOO! INC.

Sales of Apple's Macintosh computers have been growing much faster than PC sales overall, with many new Mac buyers switching from years of using Windows computers.

By Philip Walzer, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 7--NORFOLK -- Landmark Communications Inc. of Norfolk has agreed to sell The Weather Channel Cos. to a consortium of NBC Universal and two private equity firms, the companies announced Sunday. Neither Landmark nor NBC disclosed the price.

French mobile operator SFR plans to invest more than E1 billion to roll out its fiber optic network, reported Reuters. SFR is majority-owned by French media group Vivendi.

Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAVA) today announced that Java(TM) Platform Micro Edition (Java ME) is integrated in the new HP iPAQ 900 series Business Messenger smartphone.

QUEBEC CITY, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EXFO Electro-Optical Engineering Inc. announced today the release of NQMSfiber 5.0, a Web-based fiber monitoring solution with sophisticated functions for centralized fiber-optic network assurance enabling improved operation and maintenance.

ALAMEDA, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UTStarcom, Inc. , today announced that it has received an "Excellence in Telecom Services and Solutions" award from the Telecom Equipment Manufacturers Association (TEMA) in India.

Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.