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I.B.M. withdrew its $7 billion bid for Sun Microsystems on Sunday, one day after Sun’s board balked at a reduced offer, according to three people close to the talks. The deal’s collapse after weeks of negotiations raises questions about Sun’s next step, since the I.B.M. offer...

Two technology research firms have confirmed that a deeper-than-expected global recession has, indeed, reached the information technology sector. Both Gartner Inc. and Forrester Research forecasts predict that IT (information technology) spending will be harder hit than it was following the dot-com bust when...

Microsoft announced today at HIMSS 09 Amalga Unified Intelligence System (UIS) 2009, the next generation release of the enterprise data aggregation platform that enables hospitals to unlock patient data stored in a wide range of systems and make it easily accessible to every authorized...

WTN will follow blog site HISTALK this week as they sort thru the what and chaff, reality and hype at HIMMMS 09 taking place in Chicago this week. ...

The old ways are gone forever -- CIOs must adapt to a new environment fully engaged with operations, customers, and revenue generation. The global recession that's crushing weak companies and challenging great ones has trashed -- permanently -- the traditional role of the CIO and the...

Google is in "late stage" talks to acquire microblogging service Twitter, according to a report on Thursday on TechCrunch citing two unnamed sources. All Things Digital's Kara Swisher, however, on Friday said the report isn't true, also citing unnamed sources and saying the companies have only...