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Google I/O 2014

All the news from the annual Google I/O event, including the latest on Android.

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Qualcomm to buy British chipmaker CSR for $2.5B

Qualcomm expects to close the deal by the summer of 2015, giving it a boost in automotive and connected devices.

By October 15, 2014

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Apple said to be in talks to buy Beats Electronics for $3.2B

Tentative deal between iPhone maker and Beats is reportedly in the works and could be one of Apple's biggest buys yet.

By May 8, 2014

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Nokia shareholders embrace $7.2B Microsoft deal

An overwhelming number of shareholders vote in favor of selling Nokia's Devices business.

By November 19, 2013

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Microsoft beats the Street: Earns $5.2B in Q1, Surface sales now $400M

With Steve Ballmer taking his final laps as CEO, Microsoft turns in a quarter that surprises both on revenue and sales. Stock soars after hours.

By October 24, 2013

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Instagram: How to go from zero to $1B in under two years

A giant payday is coming for a tiny team that changed the way people share photos.

By April 9, 2012

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New Enterprise Associates raises $2.6B VC fund

TechCrunch reckons that NEA's 14th fund may be the largest in venture capital history.

By July 24, 2012

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Microsoft acquires corporate social network Yammer for $1.2B

Microsoft is paying $1.2 billion for Yammer and is folding the enterprise social networking vendor into its Office division.

By June 25, 2012

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Google engineer on Google+ platform: 'Pathetic afterthought'

In a post meant to have been private but posted publicly (to Google+), Steve Yegge expresses deep frustrations about the Google+ platform, suggesting that very few people at Google even understand platforms.

By October 12, 2011

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Rogue Google engineer: Google trying to make me happy

Steve Yegge, whose unfortunately public Google+ post criticized Google and its woeful ability at platforms, posts again and says the company is already working to address his criticisms. He also says people like Jeff Bezos are aliens.

By October 21, 2011

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Hosanna! Eric Schmidt is now on Google+

Google's chairman decides that today is the time to finally post some wisdoms on his own company's social networking hotbed. It seems odd that it coincides with one of his own engineers accidentally posting highly critical comments on the site.

By October 12, 2011