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Cisco Systems is to appeal against the European Union's regulatory clearance of Microsoft's takeover of Skype, it has announced, citing concerns that the new entity will dominate video calling to the detriment of the wider market.

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CNNMoney: Facebook's new plan to recharge burned-out engineersupdated: Wed Apr 27 2011 18:28:00

Do you ever get ground down by your job's never-ending to-do list? So do Facebook engineers. The company has a novel plan for re-energizing them: It's started springing developers for month-long stints with new teams working on different projects.

CNNMoney: Google dazzles CES with Android Honeycomb previewupdated: Thu Jan 06 2011 15:14:00

Google showed off a preview of its hotly awaited, tablet-optimized Android 3.0 -- nicknamed Honeycomb -- in a demo on Thursday at the Consumer Electronics Show.

Staying connected abroad gets smarter, cheaperupdated: Tue Feb 23 2010 16:14:00

When I was a gawky teenager, my parents took me to Europe, broadened my horizon, and changed my life. After I graduated high school, I was ready to travel to Europe on my own, but my parents were nervous. To earn their blessing, I had to make two promises: I wouldn't go to Turkey (because they were worried I'd be sold into the white slave trade) and I'd write home every other day. My dad figured that if the postcards stopped coming, at least he'd know where to begin looking.

Review: Nokia's sleek new Internet Tablet worth a lookupdated: Fri Feb 08 2008 14:18:00

Nokia isn't foolish enough to think that its line of Internet Tablets is going to attract everyone. The company has readily admitted that it's for a certain audience--gadget lovers and early adopters--and we certainly agree with that statement.

Fortune: Operator vs. Handset Makerupdated: Tue Jun 20 2006 14:20:00

It seemed like a routine marketing ploy when Finnish mobile-phone giant Nokia trumpeted a global survey in early June showing that two-thirds of handset users think music-playing phones will replac...

Fortune: Does the world need another Vonage?updated: Thu Jun 15 2006 08:42:00

Despite Vonage's ignominious IPO and fresh questions about its viability as a stand-alone provider of basic phone services, some smart executives are betting the market - and possibly Wall Street - will embrace another independent provider of phone calls via the Internet.

Fortune: Phone wars: Operator vs. handset makerupdated: Mon Jun 12 2006 12:18:00

It seemed like a routine marketing ploy when Finnish mobile-phone giant Nokia trumpeted a global survey in early June showing that two-thirds of handset users think music-playing phones will replace standalone MP3 devices like Apple's iPod. After all, Nokia is hoping for a high-margin revenue stream from new computer-like telephony devices.

All signals go for Google updated: Fri Oct 21 2005 06:07:00

It looks like Google lived up to the lofty expectations that analysts and investors had for the online search leader.

FSB: Who Else Does This?updated: Sat Oct 01 2005 00:01:00

Eriksen Translations employs some 5,000 freelancers all over the world to translate documents in 75 languages for business clients. Eager to trim its exorbitant overseas phone bills, the Brooklyn-b...

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