quote: Oracle, not looking to be left in the dust, also announced its decision to jump ship.
quote: In 2008, HP agreed to pay Intel $440 million dollars over five years — between 2009 and 2014 — to keep producing the Itanium chips. Of course, HP would also have to pay for the cost of the processors it ordered. Then in 2010, the two companies signed another $250 million deal that would keep Itanium on life support through 2017.
quote: hence constituting a small, but lucrative annual revenue stream for Intel.
quote: Itanium is an alternative architecture from Intel Corp. (INTC) specialized for mission-critical systems.
quote: While HP had no interest in keeping Mr. Hurd after he lied to board members about an affair ,
quote: Northern California is the northern portion of the U.S. state of California. The San Francisco Bay Area (which includes the cities of San Francisco, Oakland, and the largest city of the region, San Jose), and Sacramento (the state capital) as well as its metropolitan area are the main population centers . It also contains redwood forests, along with the Sierra Nevada including Yosemite Valley and Lake Tahoe, Mount Shasta (the second-highest peak in the Cascade Range after Mount Rainier in Washington), and the northern half of the Central Valley, one of the world's most productive agricultural regions.
quote: Generally the accepted standard is LA and surrounding areas are "Southern," while SF and surrounding areas are "Northern." What's in between, and north of SF, is irrelevant. :)