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Google's head of Android to oversee its most important products

By promoting one of his most trusted lieutenants, Google CEO Larry Page can spend more time focusing on the future.

By 25 October 2014

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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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Apple faces 'billions of euros' costs in tax avoidance probe, report says

European investigators are set to accuse Apple of receiving "illegal state aid" in Ireland for more than 20 years.

By 29 September 2014

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Foxconn eyes China display plant for $5.7 billion -- report

If Foxconn makes the investment, it would be the largest in the company's history, but so far, talks are only in their preliminary stages.

By 24 October 2014

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Augmented-reality startup nabs $542M from Google, others

As the battle for virtual reality heats up, Google -- along with other well-known firms -- makes a big bet on a little-known wearable headset maker called Magic Leap.

By 22 October 2014

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Samsung to spend nearly $15 billion on chip plant

The South Korean electronics giant plans to build a semiconductor factory south of Seoul, with an opening set for 2017.

By 6 October 2014

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Huawei eyes $4 billion investment in broadband

With 4K video and cloud computing on the rise, the Chinese company argues that fixed broadband must improve.

By 26 September 2014

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Electrolux to vacuum up GE Appliances for $3.3 billion

GE continues its efforts to refocus its portfolio toward its heavy-industry businesses and away from lower-margin consumer devices.

By 9 September 2014

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Square trying to raise cash on $6 billion valuation, report says

Earlier this year, the mobile payment-processing company valued itself at a mere $5 billion.

By 27 August 2014

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Tablet gaming market expected to exceed $13.3 billion by 2019

Juniper Research says tablet gaming should expand quickly in the next few years as the devices' graphics get sharper and as storage and broadband penetration grow.

By 26 August 2014