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Charges against HP's Dunn dropped

A judge dismissed the criminal case against former Hewlett-Packard Chairman Patricia Dunn on Wednesday.

US jury: ex-Gateway execs manipulated earnings

Two former executives with Gateway, the nation’s third-largest PC vendor, are guilty of manipulating earnings and revenues to meet Wall Street expectations, according to a verdict delivered Wednesday by a federal jury in California.

Judge dismisses portion of Intel antitrust suit

A federal court in Delaware said Wednesday it had no jurisdiction to award monetary damages against Intel for antitrust charges by foreign plaintiffs.

Intel pitches plan to beat chip glut

Intel will speed up its design cycle to avoid a price war with AMD in a crowded chip market, Intel CEO Paul Otellini said.

RIM to restate results, get new chairman

RIM chairman Jim Balsillie stepped down from his job Monday as part of a $250 million stock-option investigation.

Microsoft settles Iowa antitrust case

Microsoft has agreed to settle a multimillion dollar lawsuit brought by Iowa consumers who say they were overcharged for software.

Intel tests chip design with 80-core processor

Intel has tested a chip that uses an 80-core design, performing more than a teraflops while using less electricity than a modern desktop PC chip.

Wal-Mart enters digital video market with HP service

Wal-Mart began selling online copies of TV programs and movies with a new service from Hewlett-Packard.

Dell investors file suit over account practices

A group of Dell investors has filed a lawsuit alleging that the company took kickpack payments from Intel to stay loyal to its processors.

Vista sales could boost PC recycling

Dell and Hewlett-Packard are preparing for a surge of PC recycling that may occur as customers upgrade for Windows Vista.

Seagate drive has gigabytes of pocket storage

Seagate and Motorola both entered the portable storage market with technologies for supplementing memory for handsets and cell phones.

IBM, Intel pace each other with improved transistors

IBM and Intel over the weekend unveiled similar chip-manufacturing advances.

ATI buyout eats into AMD's Q4

Sinking microprocessor prices and the cost of acquiring ATI caused AMD to report a Q4 loss of $574 million.

Hit by changes, Intel profit falls 39 percent

Despite Intel's massive reorganization, the company still saw its profits drop 39 percent for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year.

CES: Intel debuts three quad-core processors

Intel launched three versions of its quad-core processor Monday, targeting low-end servers and high-end desktops.