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HP opens its checkbook for Apotheker

The new chief executive gets a hefty signing bonus and a sizable check to cover his moving costs from France to the U.S.

By Oct. 1, 2010

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Break out your checkbook for the high-end 13-inch Sony Vaio Z

Sony says that by, "melding cutting-edge technologies such as a Blu-ray Disc optical drive, HDMI output and a hybrid graphics system into highly-mobile PCs," it has come up with a 13-inch laptop worth a whopping $1,830.

By Jan. 6, 2010

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Report: Google readying its checkbook

Google thought start-ups were overpriced earlier in the year, but its recent purchase of On2 Technologies may be a sign that it's once again in the acquisition market.

By Sep. 2, 2009

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Web video pioneer returns with checkbook in hand

Tom McInerney, co-founder of video-sharing site Guba, invests in Shopflick, a site with aspirations of becoming the Web's version of the Home Shopping Network.

By Jun. 13, 2008

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Physicist offers $30,000 to disprove climate change

A physics professor and climate change expert is offering $30,000 of his own money to anyone who can provide irrefutable proof that man-made climate change doesn't exist.

By Jun. 30, 2014

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Signed Apple 1, other relics in Christie's auction

Ten lots in this online-only auction claim to trace some of the most iconic creations of the last century, and almost all of them were created by Apple.

By Jun. 26, 2013

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Sequoia's Michael Moritz explains how technology is like fracking

Thirty years ago, technology was in niches and crevasses of the economy, and now it has seeped into every sector.

By Jul. 22, 2013

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Will Bezos disrupt the news industry with the Washington Post?

analysis It would be out of character for the Amazon CEO to become a passive owner for such an iconic brand. Part of the intrigue may be in taking on another industry and seeing if he can shake it up in fundamental ways.

By Aug. 5, 2013

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Google buys TxVia to boost Wallet

The tech titan says TxVia will complement its payments capabilities and speed up innovation toward "our full Google Wallet vision."

By Apr. 3, 2012

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Startup Secret No. 4: I've got the brains, you've got the looks

The entrepreneur/funder relationship is not one of two equals. Use that to your advantage.

By Dec. 9, 2011