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Cisco Replaces CTO John McCool

McCool was the CTO and senior VP of the Global Enterprise Segment and the "Borderless Networks" groups. These areas account for one-third of Cisco's revenues, Cisco says.<p>Wilburn, who has been at Cisco eight years, was formerly vice president of wireless sales at Cisco in mobility, switching and …

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Cisco Matures Into A Dividend Darling

Once the most valuable corporation in the world back in the late stages of the tech bubble in 2000, Cisco Systems (CSCO) remains a key supplier of telecommunications and networking equipment that grows with the usage of the Internet.<p>Unlike back at the turn of the millennium, however, Cisco today …

Analysts Predict Big US Banks Will Need To Find New Ways To Boost Revenue As Economic Activities Change

Banking activity such as loans, mergers and acquisitions hit a four-year high in the fourth quarter, but sluggish demand for loans and a decline in …

Why Chemotherapy That Costs $70,000 in the U.S. Costs $2,500 in India

By rejecting patent applications, developing countries have kept down the costs of much-needed medications. Can they continue to do so without harming efforts to develop new drugs?<p>Arko Datta/Reuters<p>Why does Gleevec, a leukemia drug that costs $70,000 per year in the United States, cost just $2,500 …

ConocoPhillips delays Arctic offshore drilling

A<p>NCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — ConocoPhillips Alaska said Wednesday that it will not drill in Arctic waters off Alaska's northwest shore in 2014.<p>Environmental groups hailed the decision and said the experience of Royal Dutch Shell in 2012 demonstrated that oil companies are not prepared to drill in the …