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Verizon posts Q4 profit of $7.9B, adds 1.7M connections

The company's results got a pick-me-up from an after-tax gain stemming from adjustments to its pension and benefit plans.

By January 21, 2014

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Twist: IBM to pay GlobalFoundries $1.5B to offload its chip business

In an unusual move, IBM will pay GlobalFoundries to take the chip business off its hands -- rather than GlobalFoundries paying IBM for the operation.

By October 20, 2014

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Intel tops Q3 expectations despite a $1B loss in mobile biz

The world's largest chipmaker by sales continued to post stronger numbers in its PC and data-center businesses, but its mobile unit posted just $1 million in revenue and another huge loss.

By October 14, 2014

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Intel doubles down on mobile with $1.5B China investment

Despite a rocky start in mobile, the chipmaker forged ahead with its second major mobile partnership in China this year.

By September 26, 2014

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Sony sees $2.1B loss for fiscal year as mobile woes take a toll

The situation is so bad that Sony is suspending its dividend -- the first time it won't be making a payout since it listed in 1958.

By September 17, 2014

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Worldwide smartphone shipments to touch 1.2B this year

Apple and Samsung will account for almost half of those shipments, but vendors in emerging regions will increasingly move the market, says research firm Juniper Research.

By September 16, 2014

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US government reaches 85,000 H-1B visa cap in one week

As Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and other tech giants lobby the government for more high-skilled worker visas, immigration officials say they’ve received too many applications for this coming year.

By April 7, 2014

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Shipments of smartphones, tablets, and oh yes, PCs, to top 1.7B

The latest forecast from IDC for smart connected devices sees 1.7 billion shipping in 2014, with around 1 billion of those arriving in emerging markets.

By June 10, 2013

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FunPlus strikes nearly $1B deal to sell a game subsidiary to a Chinese company

The video game company, whose titles resemble Zynga's FarmVille, is selling four of its games, using the profits to help fund its ambitions to make more.

By August 19, 2014

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Russian hacker gang steals 1.2B passwords

An unprecedented data heist highlights the need for stronger password security. Meanwhile, Timex creates a smartwatch that doesn't need a smartphone.

By August 6, 2014