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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 October 8, 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 September 29, 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 October 5, 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 September 25, 2014

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DirecTV shareholders approve $48.5 billion AT&T takeover

The deal, still awaiting regulatory approval, would give AT&T a national presence in the television business.

By September 25, 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 September 8, 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 August 27, 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 August 26, 2014

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Kabam valuation tops $1 billion with new Alibaba investment

The video game maker has struck an agreement to receive a large investment and publish 10 games in China.

By July 31, 2014

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Amazon vows $2 billion more for India operations

The news comes a day after India-based e-commerce rival Flipkart unveiled a new $1 billion funding round.

By July 30, 2014