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China wants Western Digital to address monopoly concerns

Western Digital's planned acquisition of Hitachi's hard drive business may have hit a snag: China's anti-monopoly regulators want the company to address...

Yahoo taps PayPal president Thompson as CEO

Yahoo has appointed PayPal president Scott Thompson as its new CEO, filling the void left by the fired Carol Bartz.

Small businesses to buy more tablets in 2012

A survey finds that 73% of small-to-medium sized business plan to buy tablets in the next 12 months. And when small businesses think "tablet," they usually mean "iPad."

Quicken 2007 to arrive for Lion after all... eventually

Lion has its fair share of both converts and critics, but none so unhappy as those left in the cold with programs which no longer open in Mac OS X 10.7. Now, it seems that Quicken users may once again be able to use their crippled software, according to an email and a support document from Intuit.

LinkedIn open sources search engine

Joining its fellow social-networking companies in the public release of internal code, LinkedIn has opened sourced software obtained in October with its purchase of the IndexTank search-engine software provider.

Seagate completes acquisition of Samsung's hard drive business

Seagate Technology said Tuesday it has completed the acquisition of the hard disk drive (HDD) business of Samsung Electronics, after it recently received...

Apple reportedly buys Israeli SSD-maker Anobit

Apple has apparently agreed to purchase Anobit Technologies, an Israeli start-up that makes enterprise-class SSDs based on consumer-grade NAND flash chips.

Great business gear for under $60

Looking for something special for your favorite Mac businessperson? We've got some doozies for under $60.

YouSendIt launches iOS, Mac apps

YouSendIt on Tuesday launched new file transfer and sharing apps for the Mac and iOS.

AccountEdge 2012 gets redesign, mileage tracking, and more

Acclivity is ringing in the new year early with the release of AccountEdge 2012, the latest version of the company's small business accounting software.

IBM launches enterprise social collaboration apps for tablets

Responding to increased use of tablets within workplaces, IBM is releasing several mobile applications designed to let employees use IBM enterprise social collaboration software with iPads and other mobile devices.

Survey: Apple rises in workplace despite IT skepticism

Apple products are poised to keep making big inroads in the business market, even if IT managers remain somewhat dubious.

Western Digital warns of slow recovery in Thailand

Hard-drive maker Western Digital has resumed the partial production of hard drives in Thailand, but also warned that some of its operations were still under water from the severe floods that hit the country starting late July.