Articles By James Niccolai

Dell’s cloud plans slip behind schedule

Dell’s cloud plans slip behind schedule

SAN FRANCISCO -- Dell announced an aggressive schedule last year to roll out cloud-based application services, but it now looks...

July 23rd, 2012 James Niccolai
Microsoft takes $6 billion write-down for online services

Microsoft takes $6 billion write-down for online services

SAN FRANCISCO -- Microsoft Corp. will take a US$6.2 billion goodwill charge this quarter to recognize that its online services...

July 3rd, 2012 James Niccolai
Google’s Android did not infringe Oracle patents: jury

Google’s Android did not infringe Oracle patents: jury

SAN FRANCISCO -- Google's Android operating system does not infringe Oracle's Java patents, a jury in San Francisco found Wednesday...

May 23rd, 2012 James Niccolai
Jury finds Google liable for copyright infringement

Jury finds Google liable for copyright infringement

A jury has found Google Inc. liable for copyright infringement in its use of Java in its Android mobile operating...

May 7th, 2012 James Niccolai
Oracle and Google tussle over Android profits

Oracle and Google tussle over Android profits

SAN FRANCISCO-- Lawyers for Oracle and Google tussled before the judge last week Thursday over how much money Google made...

May 4th, 2012 James Niccolai
Is jury question a signal in Oracle v. Google?

Is jury question a signal in Oracle v. Google?

As the jury deliberates its verdict in the copyright phase of Oracle's lawsuit against Google, both sides are watching for...

May 2nd, 2012 James Niccolai
Ellison takes the stand in Google suit

Ellison takes the stand in Google suit

Oracle Corp. considered buying Palm Inc. and BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. as part of an abortive effort to...

April 18th, 2012 James Niccolai
HP will combine PC and printer divisions, report says

HP will combine PC and printer divisions, report says

SAN FRANCISCO - Hewlett-Packard is to combine its PC and printer divisions into a single business unit, a move that...

March 20th, 2012 James Niccolai
Whitman gives HP harsh report card

Whitman gives HP harsh report card

SAN FRANCISCO  -- Hewlett-Packard Co. has underinvested in its business and become "too complex and too slow," president and CEO...

February 23rd, 2012 James Niccolai
HP pays US$425,000 in hazardous laptop batteries case

HP pays US$425,000 in hazardous laptop batteries case

SAN FRANCISCO -- Hewlett-Packard Co. will pay US$425,000 to settle a claim that it knowingly sold laptops with hazardous batteries...

January 24th, 2012 James Niccolai