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How blazing Internet speeds helped Chattanooga shed its smokestack past

For Road Trip 2015, CNET looks at how one Southern city's embrace of superfast Internet turned it into a magnet for tech entrepreneurs.

By August 20, 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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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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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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F-U-N-D-E-D: Silicon Valley bets that software can take the pain out of parking

A $20 million investment in SpotHero is just the latest sign of venture capitalists' increasing interest in changing the way the world parks.

By August 21, 2015

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Activist investor Icahn says Apple 'still undervalued'

Apple plans to boost the amount of cash it's returning to shareholders by 54 percent to $200 billion, but that doesn't seem to be enough for Carl Icahn.

By April 28, 2015

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Qualcomm feels investor pressure to spin off chip business

Activist investor Jana Partners has asked the chipmaker to divide its chip and patent licensing businesses in hopes of boosting Qualcomm's sagging share prices.

By April 13, 2015