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How Net neutrality helped kill the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger

Comcast's $45.2 billion merger with Time Warner Cable is officially dead, and the companies may have the fiery Net neutrality debate that raged this past year to blame.

By April 26, 2015

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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 February 27, 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 April 24, 2015

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Google eyes new way to pick up your patents, combat trolls

The company is starting an "experimental marketplace" that will allow owners to sell single patents to the search giant.

By April 27, 2015

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AT&T set to announce DirecTV buyout?

"The deal is done" and will be announced Sunday, says a report. The purported buy is thought to carry a $50B price tag.

By May 17, 2014

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Comcast to ditch $45.2B takeover of Time Warner Cable, report says

After meeting with regulators, Comcast looks to be giving up on its plan to acquire the cable giant, according to Bloomberg.

By April 23, 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 April 15, 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 April 14, 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 April 9, 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 March 10, 2014