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Bon chance getting this deal done, Alcatel-Lucent

August 26, 2009

It beggars belief that humbled telecom equipment supplier Alcatel-Lucent could be scooped up by a Chinese rival with nothing better to do. Huawei or ZTE seem credible candidates. The question is, why would they ever bother?

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Tech results give few clues to economy: Eric Auchard

July 27, 2009

Windows 7 touchscreen demonstrationBy Eric Auchard

LONDON, July 24 (Reuters) - Investors have proved all too ready to interpret positive earnings trends from Intel, IBM and Apple as signs of economic recovery and to justify a continued rally in technology stocks.

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Don’t read too much into Intel’s success: Eric Auchard

July 16, 2009

By Eric Auchard

Intel CEO Paul OtelliniLONDON (Reuters) - Intel Corp has cheered up investors by once again making forecasts about its financial performance. The trouble with reading too much into its rebound, however, is that this is largely due to productivity gains of its own making, rather than a broader awakening of demand.

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China’s Web filtering starts in the West

By Eric Auchard
July 1, 2009

Eric Auchard-- Eric Auchard is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are his own --

The Chinese government has backed away from mandating filtering software on all personal computers in China, in a move that averts a dangerous escalation in its censorship powers.

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How Apple can take bite of business market

June 10, 2009

Eric Auchard-- Eric Auchard is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

Apple Inc is taking steps to make its computers run on corporate networks, but these moves fall far short of ensuring Mac users win equal standing in business.

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Computer industry hopes lie in the clouds

March 26, 2009

ericauchard1-- Eric Auchard is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

No one can easily define it.

But the next phase of the computer revolution is busy being born out of the ashes of the current economic crisis. The new approach delivers computing power as a service over the Web, like an electric utility, instead of making customers buy computers they manage themselves.

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China Inc. takes stock after overseas buying spree

By Wei Gu
January 22, 2009

wei_gu_debate-- Wei Gu is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are her own --

Abundant liquidity, government support and a strong yuan fueled Chinese companies' overseas buying spree.