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Cisco buying Md.-based BroadSoft for $1.9 billion cash (access required)

BroadSoft, the Gaithersburg-based company that handles the software used by phone carriers and large businesses to manage call conferencing, announced Monday that it is being sold to California-based telecommunications giant Cisco Systems as both companies seek to harness the changes ...

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Ericsson, Cisco in partnership to create networks (access required)

HELSINKI  — The world’s biggest networks provider, Ericsson, has announced a strategic partnership with another industry leader, Cisco, to create “networks of the future.” Sweden-based Ericsson says the business and technology partnership including networking, cloud and mobility services, is expected ...

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Dow average dumps Kraft Foods for UnitedHealth

NEW YORK — The Dow Jones industrial average is dumping Cool Whip for copays. The Dow, perhaps the most widely known barometer of the U.S. stock market, announced Friday that it would boot Kraft Foods to make room for UnitedHealth ...

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Harris promoted at Force 3 (access required)

Troy Harris, a former technical sales consultant at Force 3, has been promoted to team leader of borderless networks at Force 3. In his new role he will conduct extensive training for IT Academy students on topics including ethics, Cisco ...

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Cisco plans to shut its Flip camcorder business

NEW YORK — Cisco Systems Inc., the world’s largest maker of computer networking gear, on Tuesday said it is killing its Flip camcorder business as part of a reversal of years of efforts at diversifying into consumer products. The about-face ...

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