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What films? Sundance crowd can't wait to try virtual reality

This year's Sundance Film Festival saw an explosion of interest in VR. We chat with some of the festivalgoers strapping on a virtual-reality headset for the very first time.

By February 1, 2016


Carl Icahn considered hostile takeover for control of Netflix

The billionaire and former corporate raider, who recently acquired a 10 percent stake in the company, tells CNBC that he finds Netflix's "poison pill" defense plan "really reprehensible."

By November 8, 2012


NFL players tweet to bosses: Are you blind?

The sheer embarrassment of last night's Seattle-Green Bay game, where replacement refs needed their eyes replaced, causes players to express open hostility to their bosses on Twitter.

By September 25, 2012


Net neutrality group signals cooling of hostilities

Longtime political rivals including AT&T, Google, Comcast, Verizon, and Microsoft form Net neutrality working group, but some groups say government regulations still needed.

By June 9, 2010


Yahoo director battle-tested on 'hostile' takeover fights

This post incorrectly listed Yahoo director Ron Burkle as having been involved in a proxy fight against Southern California grocery chain Stater Bros. According to a spokesman for Burkle, he was never involved in a proxy fight at Stater Bros. and left the

By April 30, 2008


Yahoo director battle-tested on 'hostile' takeover fights

As Yahoo and Microsoft prepare to do battle, it turns out two of Yahoo's directors have already waged proxy wars in the past.

By April 28, 2008


Google calls Microsoft's 'hostile' bid for Yahoo troubling

A Microsoft-Yahoo merger could threaten the openness on which the Internet is based, a Google executive says.

By February 3, 2008


Report: Microsoft latest leaning is to go hostile

Microsoft is leaning toward a hostile attempt to acquire Yahoo, the Wall Street Journal reports, while giving itself a lot of leeway for other outcomes.

By May 1, 2008


EA goes hostile for Take-Two

Electronic Arts makes a $26-per-share tender offer for all outstanding shares of game publisher Take-Two.

By March 12, 2008


Buzz Out Loud 658: Hostile growth hormone

Perhaps the tech giants of the world are all hopped up on the Clear, and that's why they're trying to create Microhoo/GooNet super-teams.

By February 11, 2008