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Sony to raise $3.6 billion in hopes of profitability

The company will sell additional shares and hold a bond offering to raise the required funds that it says will be used to help it transform "into a highly profitable enterprise."

By June 30, 2015

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Verizon completes its $4.4 billion purchase of AOL

The parent of the wireless carrier gains a set of new online advertising tools in the deal, as well as media sites such as The Huffington Post.

By June 23, 2015

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'Bent light' offers glimpse of huge galaxy 11.7 billion light years away

Astronomers have used a trick of general relativity to look around a corner, of sorts, and view a massive, distant galaxy with remarkable clarity.

By June 9, 2015

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Apple: More than 100 billion app downloads from iTunes Store

At its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple says its App Store has paid $30 billion to developers for their apps.

By June 8, 2015

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Uber to be valued at $50 billion in new funding round, say reports

The round could make the ride-hailing company the most valuable venture-funded startup ever.

By May 9, 2015

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Microsoft announces goal of Windows 10 on 1 billion devices

At Microsoft Build 2015 in San Francisco, Executive Vice President Terry Myerson sets a goal of 1 billion devices for Windows 10 adoption in the next two to three years.

April 29, 2015

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Microsoft aims for 1 billion devices running Windows 10

The ambitious new version of Windows, due this summer, will find its way to an even billion devices within two to three years, Microsoft says.

By April 29, 2015

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Apple boosts capital return program to $200 billion

The company gives shareholders even more to be happy about with a dividend increase and new funds to buy back shares.

By April 27, 2015

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Amazon reveals that its AWS cloud service is a $5 billion business

For the first time, the e-commerce giant reports sales results for Amazon Web Services -- and they're whopping.

By April 23, 2015

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Spotify closes in on $8.4 billion valuation with latest deal

The privately held music streaming service is said to be courting Goldman Sachs and others in a $400 million dollar fundraising round.

By April 11, 2015