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T-Mobile said to have blown off Iliad's $15B bid

The US wireless carrier reportedly rejects Iliad's request for financial information because its proposal for a controlling stake in the company is too low.

By August 5, 2014

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Getting to know John Thompson, Microsoft's new chairman

Meet the former IBMer who is taking over the chairman role from Bill Gates after having only joined the board two years ago.

By February 4, 2014

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Former Apple CEO John Sculley recalls the Macintosh launch

guest post Sculley stood behind the curtain with Steve Jobs moments before Jobs was to go on stage. Jobs was terrified, Sculley says, but once he took the stage, his presentation mastery took over.

By January 22, 2014

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Rumor redux: So why not John Thompson as Microsoft CEO?

After striking out with Plan A, there's a stronger-than-ever case for why Microsoft ought to go with Plan B.

By January 21, 2014

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Apple, Samsung agree to bury overseas litigation ax

A deal settles all lawsuits pending outside the US, but US patent lawsuits between the two are unaffected.

By August 5, 2014

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Apple: Samsung should pay us $2.191B for infringement

An expert hired by Apple says he reached the amount based on the scale, time span, rivalry between the companies, and belief the patents covered technologies that helped Samsung gain users.

By April 8, 2014

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Why the $2B Facebook Oculus deal is a down payment on gaming and everything beyond

Relax, gamers. Not only will Oculus still be able to fulfill its ambitions, but the Facebook acquisition will also prove a landmark moment for the impending ubiquity of virtual reality.

By March 26, 2014

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John Carmack resigns from id Software, focuses on Oculus VR

The gaming legend is stepping down from the company he co-founded to pour all his energies into Oculus VR.

By November 24, 2013

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Microsoft: Future 'bleak' if gov't continues unlawful data collection

Firm's top lawyer again calls for stop to "unfettered collection of bulk data," argues for reform of secret FISA court.

By June 24, 2014

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If WhatsApp can fetch $19B, what's BlackBerry's BBM worth?

Facebook's acquisition price values WhatsApp at roughly $42 per user. But one analyst warns that applying the same calculation to BBM might be too generous.

By February 20, 2014