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Buyout puts supersecure Blackphone in one company's hands

The security-obsessed company called Silent Circle is now solely in control of its phone for encrypted communications. It has also raised $50 million and will announce new devices next week.

By 28 February 2015

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Virtual reality wants to rule video games. Here's who will rule VR

Soon you'll don a high-tech headset as easily as you reach for your controller. Watch for blockbuster launches in the year ahead that pave the way to the brave new virtual world. Facebook and Valve lead the charge.

By 22 May 2015

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Google, Yahoo also have eyes for Flipboard, report says

The news aggregator apparently has several suitors, including Twitter, but will any of them finally pull the trigger and acquire the company and its popular app?

By 28 May 2015

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Quickflix streaming up in the air as company enters trading halt

Speculation is mounting over the future of Quickflix as the company entered a trading halt ahead of a "material commercial agreement" relating to its streaming business.

By 13 May 2015

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iiNet supports TPG takeover after revised offer

TPG has upped the ante in its bid to acquire iiNet, outdoing rival ISP M2 Group and securing iiNet's support for an August takeover -- but iiNet says it will still be "business as usual".

By 6 May 2015

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Comcast calls off Time Warner Cable merger

Scrutiny from regulators proves too much for a proposed $45 billion deal to combine the two biggest US cable operators. However, the merger frenzy may start back up, thanks to Charter Communications.

By 24 April 2015

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Nokia to buy Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6B, eyeing global market

Nokia is looking to become a "global leader" in technology with the purchase of French company Alcatel-Lucent in a deal worth $16.6 billion.

By 15 April 2015

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Nokia confirms it's in 'advanced' talks to buy Alcatel-Lucent

Following speculation regarding a deal, Finnish telecoms giant Nokia admits it's in discussions with its French rival, but warns that nothing is certain yet.

By 14 April 2015

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Messaging app Kik could be up for sale

It doesn't have WhatsApp's numbers, but Kik has proven popular among teens in the US and around the world.

By 10 April 2015

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SoftBank targets broadband to justify T-Mobile buyout -- report

SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son will reportedly argue that having a strong third mobile carrier will help even the playing field for in-home broadband.

By 11 March 2014