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For startups in Vietnam, independence has its challenges

Road Trip 2015: The second half of a two-part series about Vietnam's startup scene takes a deeper look at some rare success stories and how the country is fostering -- and hindering -- its homegrown tech community.

By July 27, 2015

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Apple's iPhone sales, weak forecast rock investor confidence

The tech giant continued to benefit from booming iPhone sales during the June period, but it didn't sell as many as analysts had expected.

By July 21, 2015

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Why Flappy Bird was just the start for Vietnam's startup scene

Road Trip 2015: The first in a two-part series on Vietnam's startup scene and how the government is trying to rev up investment and interest in businesses that hope to be the next viral hit.

By July 26, 2015

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Qualcomm reportedly considers breakup as investor applies pressure

Jana Partners, which holds a major stake in the chipmaker, says Qualcomm is hurting shareholders by not breaking out its licensing business.

By July 21, 2015

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Google shares surge as investors see hope in mobile-ad business

Google's soaring stock price comes after the company announced second-quarter sales of $14.35 billion and a profit of $6.99 a share.

By July 17, 2015

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eBay gives investors a date for PayPal's independent market debut

The e-tail giant will be separating its online payment and commerce companies in mid July. Shares will be split, tax-free, right down the middle for current shareholders.

By June 26, 2015

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Twitter's CEO transition has been 'sloppy and confusing,' says investor

Chris Sacca contends investors have been forced to "read the tea leaves" about Twitter's direction.

By June 18, 2015

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F-U-N-D-E-D: The crowd wants their robots at home -- and under the covers

Silicon Valley investments in robot startups surge amid crowdfunding campaigns backing technologies that track increasingly intimate parts of people's lives.

By July 24, 2015

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What does Twitter need to succeed? Big-time investor weighs in

Chris Sacca offers detailed suggestions to improve Twitter prior to shareholders meeting. He also tells CNBC the microblogging site would be an "instant fit" for Google.

By June 3, 2015

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For Apple, more success raises more questions

Apple posted quarterly results on Tuesday that virtually any other company would kill for. Yet CEO Tim Cook still found himself on the defensive.

By July 22, 2015