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Apple edges Samsung, retakes smartphone throne: survey

Apple overtook Samsung to regain the top position in global smartphone sales in the fourth quarter, a market tracker said Tuesday.

14 hours ago from

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Alibaba Is Expanding Its Cloud Services To The U.S. To Give Amazon New Competition

 Alibaba, the Chinese commerce firm which held the largest IPO in history last year, is bringing cloud computing services in the U.S. after it announced plans to open a data center in Silicon ...

1 hours ago from TechCrunch

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Silicon Valley no-poaching deal appears headed for approval

Aside from a few "nits," a federal judge appeared poised on Monday to sign off on a $415 million settlement that would end a five-year legal battle over alleged illegal hiring practices in Silicon ...

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Forbes billionaires list: Founders of Uber car app make first appearance

The co-founders of the smartphone-based taxi service Uber have made the Forbes billionaire list for the first time – alongside the man who became their first employee after he responded to a ...

Mon 2 Mar 15 from The Independent

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The epic rise and fall of is finally complete

A few years ago, the flash sales site was the hottest startup in New York. As it grew like mad, CEO Jason Goldberg talked about taking on titans like Target and Ikea. The ...

13 hours ago from The Verge

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Dutch chipmaker NXP to buy Freescale Semiconductor for $12B

Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors N.V. said Sunday it had agreed to buy its smaller rival Freescale Semiconductor Ltd. for $11.8 billion in a deal that will make it the biggest supplier of ...

Mon 2 Mar 15 from

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Alibaba Unveils $316M Taiwan Fund As Government Launches Investigation Into Its Local Business

 Alibaba Group’s announcement yesterday that it will launch a non-profit NTD $10 billion ($316 million) fund for entrepreneurs in Taiwan was overshadowed by a government investigation ...

18 hours ago from TechCrunch

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Taskrabbit CEO on future of 'sharing economy'

Company allows 'taskers' to offer services for hourly rates.        

11 hours ago from USA today

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Indian taxi group Ola steps up expansion drive

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Ola, India's largest online taxi business, will more than double its reach by expanding into 200 cities after this week's acquisition of rival TaxiForSure handed it control ...

14 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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Silicon Valley shuttle drivers vote to unionize

(AP)—Shuttle drivers who ferry tech workers between Silicon Valley and San Francisco have voted for union representation.

Sun 1 Mar 15 from

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