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Judge approves $450 mn deal in Apple ebook suit

A US judge signed off on Apple's $450 million legal deal to compensate consumers harmed by an illegal price-fixing conspiracy for electronic books.

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Twitter boss launches global cash register service

Twitter's co-founder outlined plans to make cash registers a thing of the past on Thursday as he held a global launch for new software that he said would help small businesses grow.

Thu 20 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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Call of Duty franchise has earned more than $10bn in revenue since 2003

In the entertainment industry Call of Duty is a true behemoth. Publishers Activision announced today that since 2003 the video game franchise has taken more than $10 billion in revenue (6.39bn), ...

Fri 21 Nov 14 from The Independent

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Domain Registrar GoDaddy Headed For IPO Next Year, Seeks $4.5 Billion Valuation

GoDaddy, the world's largest domain name registrar with 14 facilities spread across the world, is reportedly planning an initial public offering (IPO) next year and is seeking a valuation of ...

10 hours ago from HotHardware

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Fidelity Labs employs Oculus Rift for a 3D view of investing

Fidelity Labs, the R&D think-tank within Boston-based financial services company Fidelity Investments, has unveiled a new way for investors to literally explore the investment landscape. With ...

Fri 21 Nov 14 from Gizmag

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Adobe backpedals on Click Frenzy claims

Featured | Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: StrategyAdobe's prediction that the Click Frenzy online shopping promotion would generate $189 million in sales has been 'corrected'.

10 hours ago from iTWire

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GameStop attracts bearish options bets after weak results hit shares

NEW YORK (Reuters) - GameStop Corp's shares fell 13 percent on Friday, a day after the company posted disappointing quarterly results, and its options attracted bearish bets as traders appeared ...

18 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs biopic dies at Sony, but it may find a new home

Aaron Sorkin's highly anticipated Steve Jobs biopic has had an extremely rocky development under Sony Pictures, culminating last night with Sony choosing to simply drop the movie ...

Thu 20 Nov 14 from The Verge

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Canada's Kik raises $38 million, buys video messaging app Relay

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian mobile instant messaging company Kik Interactive Inc said on Wednesday it had raised C$38.3 million and acquired video messaging company Relay as it aims to turn ...

Wed 19 Nov 14 from Reuters Technology

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Bigcommerce raises another $50 million

Featured | Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: DealsTelstra and Japanese telco giant SoftBank are amongst investors who have put an extra $50 million of equity funding into Australian ...

Wed 19 Nov 14 from iTWire

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