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3Com agrees to buy Andover company

SOUTHBORO, Mass. -- The 3Com Corp. has announced an agreement to buy privately-held NBX Corp. of Andover for $90 million cash plus stock options. NBX makes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/24/tec_254370.shtml
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Biz bts

...Hewlett-Packard buys 3Com, raises guidance SAN JOSE, Calif. --- Hewlett-Packard Co. said Wednesday it is buying the 3Com Corp. networking company for $2.7 billion, the latest move by the world's No. 1 personal computer maker to expand into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/12/bus_555453.shtml
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3Com to spin off Palm Pilots

...about how the gadget really stacks up against the competition. Four years after creating the handheld computer market, 3Com Corp. plans to spin off its Palm computing unit into a separate public company, hoping to unleash a flood of investment capital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/14/bus_270184.shtml
Business
Big Movers in the Stock Market

...69 at $82.08 The discount retailer said it will sell 45 stores to Sears Roebuck and Co. for $524.5 million. 3Com Corp., down 47 cents at $4.22 The networking company lowered its first-quarter revenue forecasts.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/04/fin_427508.shtml
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Many people connect with slower modems

...separate standards for the 56K modems hit the market -- one called X2 developed by U.S. Robotics, which merged with 3Com Corp. in 1997, and another called 56Flex co-authored by Lucent Technologies and Rockwell. Neither standard was compatible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/30/tec_237581.shtml
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Faster modems

...expected to boost modem sales significantly, to 75 million a year by the year 2000 from 50 million last year. The stock of 3Com Corp., a major modem maker, edged up 18 3/4 cents to $32.87 1/2 on the Nasdaq Stock Market after falling sharply...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/07/tec_222047.shtml
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Even non-geeks can create their own Web site

...com. Feel free to visit, participate in the forums and check out other areas of the site. * * * * * The folks at 3Com Corp. have asked me to let you know they offer two different CardBus LANModem cards. There's the one I reviewed last week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/18/tec_313701.shtml
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Business briefs

...York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq. 3Com will lay off 3,000 workers SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Network equipment maker 3Com Corp. plans to cut an additional 3,000 jobs - nearly a third of its work force, the company said Monday. The latest reduction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/08/bus_311522.shtml
Business
Ask the computer guy

...interface card (NIC) on the market ($15). I took the opposite tack and suggested that he purchase a 10/100 NIC from 3Com Corp. ($89). The "el cheapo" rationale can be argued cogently. It goes something like this: If all network cards comply...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/29/tec_269021.shtml
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56K modems becoming standard

...forced to choose between different "flavors" of 56K modems -- one pushed by modem giant U.S. Robotics (now part of 3Com Corp.) and the other by Rockwell Semiconductor Systems. But, as was seen with previous modem wars, consumers are notoriously...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/10/tec_235664.shtml
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