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Unrest in Baltimore means big business for Taser

The past year of debate and strife in cities nationwide has pushed law enforcement agencies to begin adopting body cameras. The result: shares of body camera makers are soaring.

By May 1, 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

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Bitcoin trader MyCoin shutters, taking $387M in investor funds

Hong Kong-based MyCoin has reportedly closed its doors, with suggestions the operation was a Bitcoin-themed ponzi scheme.

By February 9, 2015

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Spotify said to be raising half a billion dollars from private investors

The music-streaming company could double the amount of funding it has, which might lead to a delayed IPO.

By January 29, 2015

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Amazon surprises investors with a gift of profit

The e-commerce company posts a $214 million profit for the holiday season. CEO Jeff Bezos says Prime membership got a boost of more than 50 percent in the quarter.

By January 29, 2015

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Secret's out: CEO shuts down app

After going public just over a year ago, the struggling anonymous-messaging app is shut down by CEO David Byttow.

By April 29, 2015

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Microsoft's top task for Windows 10: Proving it's worth starting up

The world's largest software maker has to convince developers to write apps for the new version of its widely used operating system. But it also needs to win over customers, from consumers to businesses. That's no simple task.

By April 27, 2015

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Strong iPhone demand pushes Apple's sales -- again

Revenue in China helps boost the company to a record second quarter, but the iPad remains a weak spot for Apple.

By April 27, 2015

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Unhappy Yahoo investors urge merger with AOL

Some investors are less than pleased with the turnaround plan of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and want AOL CEO Tim Armstrong to consider a merger, says Reuters.

By November 12, 2014