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Pandora's metrics miss biggest plot point, and it's not Apple

The latest listener stats reveal a service that's still getting bigger but finding it harder to grow as fast as it once did. The most important numbers for Pandora now are the ones preceded by dollar signs.

By October 3, 2013

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Samsung tops Apple in another metric -- top chip buyer

The Korean electronics giant, which sells the most mobile phones in the world, became the biggest purchaser of semiconductors in 2012, tech research firm Gartner says.

By January 23, 2013

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Metrics for Intel's power-frugal Ivy Bridge chips questioned

Intel used a new power efficiency measurement for its new Ivy Bridge chips. Ars Technica is calling this into question.

By January 9, 2013

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Google misses estimates in third quarter, announces new business chief

A day after the search giant unveiled its latest Nexus tablets, smartphones and a streaming device, Google announces financial results for the third quarter.

By October 16, 2014

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Yahoo hires new ad sales head from Washington Post

After ousting COO Henrique de Castro in January, the Internet giant is bringing on the venerable newspaper's former chief revenue officer.

By October 14, 2014

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Yahoo looking into Snapchat investment, report says

As the Internet giant decides what to do with its Alibaba windfall, an investment into the disappearing-message app may be on the horizon.

By October 3, 2014

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Spotify comes to Canada for free tunes, or ad-free for a few toonies

Canadian music fans can now enjoy the popular music streaming service on their phones, tablets and PCs.

By September 30, 2014

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Yahoo Directory -- once the firm's cornerstone -- to shut down

The service will shut down on December 31 -- just one of more than 60 products that the company has discontinued over the past two years.

By September 26, 2014

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Activist investor pushes for Yahoo-AOL merger

In an open letter to Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, the investment management firm Starboard makes its case for the oft-rumored pair-up.

By September 26, 2014

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Renewed talk of Yahoo as acquisition target after Alibaba IPO

With Alibaba's IPO making big winners of the Chinese e-commerce giant and Japan-based stakeholder SoftBank, what are the odds that one of them buys Yahoo?

By September 19, 2014