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Tim Cook Didn’t Want To Sue Samsung Over Patent Issues

Tim Cook Didn’t Want To Sue Samsung Over Patent Issues

Apple and Samsung are currently embroiled in endless patent litigation. The duo has launched multiple patent lawsuits against each other, all around the globe. A report in Reuters now suggests that Apple’s current CEO, Tim Cook, had initially opposed a lawsuit against Samsung over patent issues.

By On February 11, 2013 1 Response
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Yelp’s CEO And COO Signed Up For $1 Salary

Yelp’s CEO And COO Signed Up For $1 Salary

We got another member in Silicon Valley’s $1 CEO club. The new member is Jeremy Stoppelman, CEO of business reviews site Yelp. Stoppelman has joined two other popular members of the club, namely Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg.

By On February 9, 2013 Respond
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Boeing Working On Safer Boeing 787 Dreamliner Battery

Boeing Working On Safer Boeing 787 Dreamliner Battery

A number of Boeing 787 Dreamliners were recently grounded for a whole host of reasons. Among them are probably the concerns cited by different quarters regarding the safety of these planes. WSJ has now claimed that Boeing is currently working on the battery of 787 Dreamliners to render them safer.

By On February 8, 2013 Respond
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Apple Reveals 25 Billion Songs Sold On iTunes Store

Apple Reveals 25 Billion Songs Sold On iTunes Store

Apple’s iTunes Store is one of the largest content ecosystems in the digital world. Apple virtually disrupted the music industry when it started offering music through iTunes. The company has now revealed that the Store recently sold its 25 billionth song, surpassing yet another mighty milestone.

By On February 7, 2013 Respond
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Amazon Announces Its Own Virtual Currency Called ‘Amazon Coins’

Amazon Announces Its Own Virtual Currency Called ‘Amazon Coins’

A number of virtual currency systems are already in use around the globe. Amazon has joined that league by announcing its own virtual currency called ‘Amazon Coins.’ At the time of its launch, Amazon Coins will be available only to the U.S. customers and could be used by Kindle Fire users to pay for apps and in-app purchases.

By On February 6, 2013 Respond
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Confirming Speculations Dell Goes Private

Confirming Speculations Dell Goes Private

We recently reported that one of the leading computer manufacturing giants, Dell, was finalizing a deal to go private. The deal was being brought together by Dell’s CEO Michael Dell, an equity fund and Microsoft. The company has now sealed the deal, formally announcing it through a press release.

By On February 6, 2013 Respond
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Dell Finalizes Deal To Go Private, Announcement Expected On Monday

Dell Finalizes Deal To Go Private, Announcement Expected On Monday

Dell has apparently been striving to go private since quite some time now. The efforts have been lead by Dell’s founder and CEO, Michael Dell, who intends to buy a majority stake in the company and conclude its status as a public entity. Once the deal is sealed, Dell will become a private company.

By On February 4, 2013 Respond
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Netflix CEO Snubbed By SEC For Posting Company Milestones On Facebook

Netflix CEO Snubbed By SEC For Posting Company Milestones On Facebook

Ever so often, some incident or the other reminds us how regulatory authorities are in a dire need to update themselves in light of the changing trends. A case in point: Netflix CEO recently posted his company’s milestones on Facebook. The Securities and Exchange Commission thinks that is inappropriate and has sent him a Wells Notice.

By On February 4, 2013 Respond
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Google Shares Reach A Record High Of $775.60

Google Shares Reach A Record High Of $775.60

Google(GOOG) may not be the most valuable tech company, a crown that Apple continues to own over the years. Still, the search giant has amassed huge growth and market value ever since its inception. On Friday, Google’s shares spiked by a value of 2.63%, reaching a record high of $775.60, the highest ever in the company’s history.

By On February 3, 2013 Respond
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CES Bars CNET From Producing ‘Best Of CES’ Awards

CES Bars CNET From Producing ‘Best Of CES’ Awards

A few days ago, CNET nominated Dish Hopper DVR for the ‘Best in Show’ award at the 2013 CES convention. However, CNET’s corporate boss, CBS discarded the nomination because it is embroiled in an ongoing litigation against Dish Hopper. In other words, CBS forcefully censored CNET. As a result, CNET has been deprived of the honor of holding ‘Best of CES’ awards.

By On February 3, 2013 2 Responses
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Google Settles With French Newspapers, Agrees To Create $82M Fund

Google Settles With French Newspapers, Agrees To Create $82M Fund

Google has been embroiled in a legal tussle with a number of French newspapers over the fact that the search giant made use of brief snippets of news from their websites. These snippets were presented in the ‘Google News’ section. After a rather long episode of litigation between Google and French newspapers, Google has finally agreed to settle the dispute.

By On February 2, 2013 Respond
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Intuit Acquires Payvment’s Team And Patents, Ecwid Gets Its 200,000 Merchants

Intuit Acquires Payvment’s Team And Patents, Ecwid Gets Its 200,000 Merchants

The Facebook e-commerce platform Payvment has undergone a huge makeover in the last two days. First, the news emerged that the company was shuttering its operations and handing over its 200,000 merchants to the rival, Ecwid. Now, it has transpired that Intuit has acquired the team, technology and patents of Payvment.

By On January 30, 2013 Respond
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How Newegg Defeated The Shopping Cart Patent Troll And Saved Online Retail

How Newegg Defeated The Shopping Cart Patent Troll And Saved Online Retail

Given the fact that we live in an era of expensive patent battles, it is no wonder that every once in a while a patent troll would come up with a seemingly critical patent to blackmail corporate giants into coughing out big money. Soverain Software followed the same strategy, except that a case against Newegg finally brought down doom on it.

By On January 28, 2013 Respond
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Intel Gets The Nod To Build $4 Billion Facility In Ireland To Create 14nm Chips

Intel Gets The Nod To Build $4 Billion Facility In Ireland To Create 14nm Chips

Intel has been seeking permissions to build a massive chip fabrication facility in Ireland, meant to manufacture 14 nanometer chips. Now, the Irish quasi-judicial agency An Bord Pleanála has given Intel a go-ahead signal for the project. The facility will take nearly two years to complete, providing 3,500 construction jobs along the way, apart from another 800 permanent jobs in the new plant.

By On January 26, 2013 Respond
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Nokia Sells 4.4 Million Lumia Devices During Q4 2012

Nokia Sells 4.4 Million Lumia Devices During Q4 2012

Nokia has been trying hard to push its Lumia lineup of smartphones into the limelight. Although the company has dished out a few excellent Lumia handsets in the later part of 2012, they are far from mainstream. In total, Nokia was able to sell 4.4 million Lumia devices during the fourth quarter of 2012.

By On January 25, 2013 Respond
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