U.S. regulators are investigating how a multimillion-dollar storage system from NetApp Inc. came to underpin a sweeping Internet-surveillance system being built last year for the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad.
The Czech of team NetApp won the Settimana Coppi e Bartali and Rund um K�ln in the month leading up to the Giro. His formed came through, attacking free today with 55 kilometres to race on the Col de Joux.
Most of the favourites, including Ivan Basso and Roman Kreuziger, arrived yesterday on Ryanair flight 4722 from Bergamo. They travelled by bus across the Central Jutland Region to arrive in Herning, the northern-most start in Grand Tour history.
An early break consisting of Fumi Beppu (Orica-GreenEdge), Reto Hollenstein (NetApp), Matteo Rabottini (Farnese Vini) and Mirko Selvaggi (Vacansoleil-DCM) had built up a lead of around nine minutes during the day.
Oracle's Larry Ellison has been the highest paid tech chief on our list each year since Network World started tracking CEO compensation, but his $77.6 million pay package was bested by another tech CEO's enormous windfall in 2011.
NetApp Inc. plunged 12 percent, the most in the S&P 500, to $28.82. The seller of hardware and software for storing data forecast first-quarter earnings trailing analysts' estimates amid a weak economic outlook.