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Private equity firm to buy LightSquared

The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that the private equity firm Centerbridge Partners has a tentative deal to buy wireless broadband provider LightSquared out of bankruptcy in a deal worth $3.3 billion.

By December 11, 2013

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Raytheon buys control of cybersecurity firm Websense

Missile maker Raytheon spends $1.9 billion on joint venture to build "defense-grade solutions" that help companies protect themselves against hacks.

By April 20, 2015

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For hardware startups, it's getting less hard

The secrets to making and selling consumer electronics are spilling -- on purpose -- and that's helping hardware startups succeed.

By April 11, 2015

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Ex-Google exec Andy Rubin launches new startup lab

The creator of the Android mobile operating system -- and Google's former robotics czar -- is hoping he can help a new generation of entrepreneurs build hardware.

By April 6, 2015

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Jury decisively says Ellen Pao lost sexual-discrimination case against Kleiner Perkins

After a second round of deliberations, the jury gives a decisive victory to prominent venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins, which was being sued for gender discrimination by former junior partner Ellen Pao.

By March 27, 2015

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GoDaddy set to go public at $20 per share, raise $460M

Nine years after it first filed for an IPO, the website service will start trading Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "GDDY."

By April 1, 2015

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Ellen Pao trial ends on plea for gender equality in the tech industry

After hearing compelling closing arguments, the jury now gets to decide the winner in Silicon Valley's highest-profile sex discrimination case.

By March 25, 2015

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Intel eyes connected homes with Lantiq purchase

The company has been working to diversify beyond its personal-computer chips business. Last year's focus was on wearables.

By February 2, 2015

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FCC rakes in $45 billion from wireless spectrum auction

The record-breaking auction highlights the demand for high-speed wireless service and signals strong promise for the upcoming auction of TV broadcast spectrum.

By January 29, 2015

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Tech Retrospect: Microsoft strikes back

Microsoft is looking for love, your love, and it might just get it. Also, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk gets more money, and BlackBerry CEO John Chen makes a ridiculous request. All that and more in this look back at the week in tech.

By January 23, 2015