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T-Mobile kicks off MetroPCS shift-over with new phones

MetroPCS customers can now get LG's Optimus L9 and Samsung's Galaxy Exhibit over HSPA+.

By Jun. 14, 2013

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Microsoft, Nook redo deal; no Microsoft e-reader in the works

It looks like the Nook Windows 8 app may be superseded by a Microsoft reading app. But the planned Nook Windows Phone app is seemingly tabled.

By Mar. 13, 2014

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NSA foe Greenwald whips his new media venture into shape

With the help of eBay founder and billionaire Pierre Omidyar, Glenn Greenwald, the journalist who broke the NSA story this summer, is putting together what he hopes is a newsgathering dream team.

By Nov. 16, 2013

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Barnes & Noble shares soar on Microsoft deal

The Nook maker's stock rose to $26 at open today, doubling its Friday closing price. Shares cooled off a bit as the morning moved along, but not by all that much.

By Apr. 30, 2012

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Saving the Net from the surveillance state: Glenn Greenwald speaks up (Q&A)

The man to whom Edward Snowden entrusted his NSA documents isn't content just to save the Bill of Rights and reinvent journalism. He also wants to stop the Internet from becoming history's most dangerous spy tool.

By Dec. 6, 2013

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Could Microsoft-B&N deal foretell Windows 8-powered Nook?

Microsoft and Barnes & Noble just became unlikely allies, and ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley thinks that could pave the way for a Nook reader running the next version of Windows.

By Apr. 30, 2012

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Barnes & Noble's Nook business up 34 percent last fiscal year

Company says it generated revenue of $933 million during the 2012 fiscal year, up from $695 million in the prior year. But other financial details create a shakier image.

By Jun. 19, 2012

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Hoya sells off Pentax digital camera business

The company is selling Pentax to Ricoh in a deal reportedly worth $124 million. The deal is expected to close in October.

By Jul. 1, 2011

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Barnes & Noble, Microsoft ink $300M deal on e-reading

The software giant will invest $300 million in a new Barnes & Noble subsidiary, giving it a 17.6 percent equity stake in the company. The Nook digital bookstore will be bundled with Windows 8.

By Apr. 30, 2012

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Surveilling the new year: The NSA story moves into 2014

The end of 2013 saw a rush of big NSA news, from a judge calling an agency program "almost Orwellian" to a bevy of tech stars talking reform at the White House. What lies ahead?

By Dec. 30, 2013