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Tim Cook comes out as gay: Apple CEO publicly addresses sexuality for the first time

Tim Cook, the CEO of technology giant Apple, has publicly addressed his sexuality for the first time.

3 hours ago from The Independent

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Lenovo wraps up its deal to buy Motorola from Google

$2.9B deal brings Motorola Moto X, Droids and other phones to Lenovo.        

2 hours ago from USA today

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US market lifts global tablet sales: survey

Strong sales in the United States helped boost the global market for tablet computers in the third quarter, tracker IDC said Thursday.

1 hours ago from

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Lenovo wraps up purchase of Motorola phone unit

Lenovo Group announced the completion of its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google Inc. on Thursday in a move aimed at making the Chinese computer maker a global smartphone brand.

7 hours ago from

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Gogoro preps for CES as it wraps up $100M funding round

The company says that it will unveil its first products at CES in January that will "transform energy distribution and management in the world's cities."

2 hours ago from CNET

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Baidu profit up 27 percent as mobile grows

Chinese search engine Baidu Inc. said Thursday its quarterly profit rose 27 percent as user traffic for its mobile operation surpassed passed its desktop computer-based search business.

10 hours ago from

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Sony Mobile appoints new chief as troubles persist

Next month, Hiroki Totoki will take over the division that has yet to make a major mark in smartphones. Sony announces earnings Friday, when it's expected to further slash smartphone shipments.

2 hours ago from CNET

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Comcast To Pays Out $50 Million In Cash And Services To Settle Overcharge Lawsuit

A decade-old lawsuit against Comcast, accusing the company of overcharging television subscribers, has come to an end. The initial settlement, pending court approval, will have Comcast pay ...

23 hours ago from HotHardware

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Nintendo post surprise profits as Mario Kart 8 and Hyrule Warriors help double Wii U sales

Nintendo's rocky year might be finally be at an end, with the company beating market expectations to post a an operating profit of 215m yen ($2m or 1.2m) in the quarter ending September.

Wed 29 Oct 14 from The Independent

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WhatsApp founders own nearly $9B in Facebook stock

WhatsApp founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton received 116 million shares of Facebook stock currently worth nearly $9 billion when they sold their unprofitable messaging service to the social networking ...

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