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Andreessen Horowitz holds on to Facebook shares in long-term gamble

The venture-capital firm has distributed some Facebook shares that it obtained in Facebook's Instragram acquisition to limited partners.

By November 15, 2012

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Google: Renewable energy is long-term effort

Company sees a lot of opportunities in renewable energy but says it will take time to make an impact.

By April 27, 2011

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Elon Musk-backed group gives $7M to explore artificial intelligence risks

The Future of Life Institute, which aims to protect humanity from the possible negative effects of artificial intelligence, awards the cash to 37 research teams.

By July 1, 2015

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Europe to kill mobile phone roaming fees in 2017

The European Commission's decision means that Europeans who travel within the EU will pay the same mobile phone charges they do in their home country.

By June 30, 2015

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F-U-N-D-E-D: New rules mean you, too, can be a startup owner

Beginning Friday, crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo can give the public the chance to be startup owners, not just donors.

By June 19, 2015

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The biggest video game conference of the year is becoming the virtual reality show

VR could be the hottest new trend in the video game industry, and it will make a very real appearance at this month's E3 conference in Los Angeles.

By June 13, 2015

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Google unveils startup Sidewalk Labs to improve city living

The search giant is looking to take on problems like reducing energy usage or making transportation more efficient.

By June 10, 2015

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Mozilla overhauls Firefox smartphone plan to focus on quality, not cost

After its $25 phones fail to dent the dominance of Google and Apple, the Firefox backer will try to compete using technological superiority -- and maybe by adding key Android apps, too.

By May 22, 2015

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Raytheon buys control of cybersecurity firm Websense

Missile maker Raytheon spends $1.9 billion on joint venture to build "defense-grade solutions" that help companies protect themselves against hacks.

By April 20, 2015

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Apple car a possibility -- just not anytime soon

Analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein say Apple could conceivably build an electric, "autonomous" car. But they don't expect the vehicle to hit the market for at least five years.

By April 14, 2015