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Inside Google's master plan for faster, sharper streaming video

Google is working on a new technology called VP10 that will allow it to squeeze higher-quality video over broadband and mobile networks. And thanks to patent issues with a rival standard, it has a chance to catch on.

By 29 August 2015

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After rough 2014, Samsung eyes growth and acquisitions

Samsung has a hefty $56 billion in cash, but dividends may not be a priority. For 2015, its investor relations chief says, "our primary objective is growth."

By 18 February 2015

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Silicon Valley's big acquisition mantra: Buy it, leave it alone

As tech giants try to figure out their place in the future, they're giving more autonomy to founders of companies they've swallowed up.

By 25 January 2015

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Twitter next up to tap emerging markets with ZipDial acquisition

ZipDial lets consumers make a phone call and then instantly start receiving marketing promotions via text, voice, and app notifications. This is designed to appeal to people with limited or no Internet access.

By 21 January 2015

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Kabam expands with TapZen and Magic Pixel Games acquisitions

The purchases bring former Zynga executive Mike Verdu on as an executive ahead of eventual public offering.

By 13 January 2015

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Monster sues Apple's Beats over headphones acquisition

The line of high-end headphones, which Monster helped develop, was "fraudulently acquired" through a "sham" transaction, according to the lawsuit.

By 7 January 2015

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Verizon said to be kicking the tires on AOL acquisition

Merger could boost the wireless operator's video offerings, according to Bloomberg.

By 6 January 2015

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Adobe aims to bring Photoshop to mobile masses with upcoming app

Dubbed Project Rigel, the mobile app will let people retouch photos on iPhones and iPads. It is slated to make its debut at Adobe's conference for digital creators in October.

By 27 August 2015

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iiNet stops playing Fetch TV in TPG's house

iiNet is getting its house into order under new owners TPG, quietly pulling hardware and content service Fetch TV from its website.

By 26 August 2015

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EzyFlix closes, Fetch TV rolls over and a GST on online purchases looms (Girt by CNET podcast 39)

We bid a fond farewell to EzyFlix, the video download service everyone had totally heard of, as well as checking on TPG sending Fetch TV to live on a farm and the 'expanded GST' set to affect online purchases.

By 28 August 2015