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Chipmakers NXP and Freescale to combine in $11.8 billion deal

The two companies may potentially develop new Internet of Things chips together.

By 2 March 2015

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Sony dreams big, targeting $4 billion profit by 2018

Light at the end of the financial tunnel? Sony sees a brighter future riding its PlayStation, along with movies, music and components such as image sensors.

By 19 February 2015

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Expedia snaps up rival Orbitz for $1.3 billion

The two online travel companies will come together in hopes of fighting Priceline, Expedia's much larger competitor.

By 13 February 2015

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Canon offers $2.8 billion for network video camera maker Axis

Canon, which has watched its financial performance slip in recent quarters, sees possibilities for growth in the corporate world, which Axis caters to.

By 11 February 2015

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Sony's Morpheus virtual-reality headset arriving in 2016

The PlayStation maker shows off its latest prototype, saying it's "close to the final consumer product." But is it ready to convert VR skeptics?

By 4 March 2015

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Spotify said to be raising half a billion dollars from private investors

The music-streaming company could double the amount of funding it has, which might lead to a delayed IPO.

By 30 January 2015

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Android shipments in 2014 exceed 1 billion for first time

That gave Google's mobile operating system 81 percent of the worldwide market in 2014, compared with 15 percent for Apple's iOS.

By 30 January 2015

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SpaceX lands $1 billion from Google and Fidelity

The search giant says its interest in SpaceX is rooted in satellite imaging, as well as other "space-based technologies."

By 21 January 2015

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Hungry black hole sucks up weight of 100 billion billion hot dogs a minute

Astronomers have located a black hole that appears to be from a new class of cosmic champion eaters.

By 9 October 2014

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Tablet users expected to soar past 1 billion, but growth will slow

Nearly 15 percent of people around the world will use a tablet this year. But growth in the number of users is expected to drop dramatically, says research firm eMarketer.

By 9 January 2015