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Hate your cable company? Superfast, wireless Internet is coming

A startup called Starry hopes to roll out a nationwide wireless broadband network to compete with local cable and phone companies.

By January 27, 2016


Google still showers money on solar

Google joins KKR for its first solar investment in the U.S. with $94 million in four solar farms in the Sacramento area.

By December 20, 2011


GoDaddy finds sugar daddies

Domain name registrar says acquisition by private-equity firms KKR & Co., Silver Lake Partners, and Technology Crossover Ventures will help it expand overseas and look for buyout targets.

By July 2, 2011


GoDaddy nearing deal to be acquired for $2.5 billion?

The domain registrar is said to be nearing a deal with private-equity firms KKR & Co. and Silver Lake Partners. Technology Crossover Ventures is also reportedly involved in the deal.

By June 24, 2011


KKR exec joins Sun board

Michael Marks, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts adviser and chairman of Flextronics' board, has joined Sun Microsystems' board.

By April 27, 2007


Sun readying itself to be carved up?

Company's restructuring may dovetail nicely with its investment from KKR. It's possible that going private could be on Sun's near-term road map.

By November 14, 2008


Sun posts profit, gets private investment

Server maker's profit beats Wall Street expectations, and private equity firm KKR invests $700 million.

By January 23, 2007


Short Take: KKR partner plans high-tech business lab

Henry Kravis, general partner of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Company, is expected to announce plans for a high-tech business lab, the first big investment of his New York Investment Fund, according to the New York Daily News. In association with Ericsson AB, a Swedish telecommunications company, Kravis will launch CyberLab East, to develop business-focused Internet technology.

October 20, 1997