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Facebook to buy Oculus for $2 billion

The social network is looking toward the future by buying the maker of the virtual reality headset, the Oculus Rift.

By Mar. 25, 2014

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Tour the Milky Way in 20 billion pixels

NASA has launched an interactive map of the Milky Way galaxy, constructed over the course of 10 years from more than 2 million infrared images from the Spitzer Space Telescope.

By Mar. 21, 2014

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Apple dubbed top billion-dollar brand in US

The iPhone maker easily outscored Google, Microsoft, Verizon, and other tech players, according to a brand consulting agency.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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IPCom's $2.2 billion Apple lawsuit tossed out

The German court found that there was no infringement on Apple's part, possibly putting on ice any issues the company faces with IPCom.

By Feb. 28, 2014

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Tinder sparks half a billion matches

Like Hot or Not but for dating, the 15-month-old app is matching young people left and right.

By Dec. 13, 2013

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Google closes $3.2 billion purchase of Nest

The acquisition brings with it the Learning Thermostat and the Protect smoke and CO detector as Google looks to make its mark in the smart home.

By Feb. 12, 2014

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Apple goes big with a $14 billion stock buyback

With an upcoming shareholder meeting where investors will be asked to vote on share repurchases, the tech giant announces a major buyback.

By Feb. 6, 2014

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Facebook flying high with $2.59 billion in Q4 revenue

The social network continued to conquer on mobile with $1.25 billion in revenue from ads running on smartphones.

By Jan. 29, 2014

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JP Morgan makes $63 billion case for Apple laptop-tablet hybrid

The "A8" processor could drive Apple into a new multibillion market as the chip achieves performance on par with Intel processors powering the MacBook Air, says JP Morgan.

By Apr. 8, 2014

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Comcast makes the case for $45.2 billion merger with Time Warner Cable

In its first official filing with the FCC, Comcast details why its merger with Time Warner Cable is a good idea, and it tries to lay to rest competitive concerns.

By Apr. 8, 2014