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BlackBerry bid will be financed, Fairfax's Watsa says

After the struggling smartphone maker threw in the towel and announced its plans to go private, the man behind the buyout proposal, Prem Watsa, says he's confident the deal will succeed.

By September 25, 2013

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BlackBerry CEO out as Fairfax deal hits the rocks

The $4.7 billion deal to take BlackBerry private is dead, and Thorsten Heins is headed for the exit. Now BlackBerry plans to raise $1 billion selling convertible notes to investors.

By November 4, 2013

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Two tweets, AU$80,000: Newspaper pays for defamation on Twitter

Typing 140 characters has come at a heavy price for an Australian newspaper after it was ordered to pay AU$80,000 for defaming one of the country's highest ranking politicians in two short tweets.

By June 30, 2015

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Coachella, Lollapalooza ban selfie sticks

The upcoming Coachella and Lollapalooza music festivals have joined a growing number of events worldwide forbidding selfie sticks on the grounds.

By March 29, 2015

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Engineering students extinguish fire with sound

A pair of engineering students created a new type of fire extinguisher that uses sound waves to put out flames.

By March 26, 2015

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Ex-BlackBerry chief joins Powermat as CEO

Thorsten Heins, who departed BlackBerry in late 2013, will now lead a wireless-charging company on the cusp of its global expansion.

By November 18, 2014

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Netflix scores streaming rights to Batman series 'Gotham' in Australia

A promising clue that Netflix plans to launch its service in Australia next year, reports the Sydney Morning Herald.

By September 17, 2014

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Insider trading bust sparked by LinkedIn connection

LinkedIn has played an unlikely part in uncovering two men allegedly behind a AU$7 million insider trading scandal involving one of Australia's leading banks.

By May 11, 2014

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Uber drivers hit with fines for ridesharing

Australian State Government authorities have cracked down on Uber's ridesharing service, issuing "infringement notices" to drivers offering lifts to passengers in Melbourne.

By May 11, 2014

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LG bets big on 4K Ultra HD, WebOS

LG's new TV range for 2014 has plenty of 4K, plus new WebOS-based Smart TV functionality and the promise of bigger OLED on the way.

By May 5, 2014