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Sprint offers $2.1 billion for remaining shares of Clearwire

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Sprint Nextel has offered $2.1 billion, or $2.90 a share, for the nearly one-half interest in mobile broadband firm Clearwire that the company doesn't already own. Sprint, in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission this week, confirmed news reports that it was planning to buy the...
Sprint offers $2.1 billion for remaining shares of Clearwire

S&P Trims Panasonic Debt Ratings

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S&P cut Panasonic's long-term debt ratings, indicating the U.S. credit-ratings agency expects further difficulties for Japan's consumer-electronics sector....
S&P Trims Panasonic Debt Ratings

HP May Be Debt Free This Year, CFO Lesjak Says

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I just had a quick chat with Hewlett-Packard CFO Cathie Lesjak and we ran through a couple of the key points from the earnings announcement that HP released a few hours ago. Here are a few highlights from our conversation: Earnings: At 82 cents a share, HP pretty much blew...
HP May Be Debt Free This Year, CFO Lesjak Says

HP's Stock Is Getting Smashed After An Analyst Points Out Its PC Business Could Be In Trouble (HPQ, DELL)

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Hewlett Packard shares dropped to below $20 today, a new five-year low for the beleaguered company. Jefferies & Co.’s Peter Misek helped this slide along. He  lowering estimates for HP, and Dell. He predicts soft PC demand, unspectacular sales of new Windows 8 PCs and a punch in the gut...
HP's Stock Is Getting Smashed After An Analyst Points Out Its PC Business Could Be In Trouble (HPQ, DELL)

Fitch Downgrades AMD Debt From "Meh" to "Almost Hopeless"

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Times have been tough at chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices, but they just got a little bit tougher. Fitch, the debt ratings agency, just sent word that it has downgraded AMD’s long-term debt to CCC from a B. For context, a B rating indicates debt that is considered two notches below...
Fitch Downgrades AMD Debt From "Meh" to "Almost Hopeless"
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Nokia looks for a $1 billion cash infusion from new bonds issue

S&P Downgrades Nokia. Again.

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The market’s loss of faith in Nokia grows more profound by the day. Standard & Poor’s on Wednesday morning cut its long-term debt rating on the company to BB- from BB+ and reiterated its already negative outlook. Driving the ratings agency’s decision: Nokia’s worse than expected second quarter earnings and...
S&P Downgrades Nokia. Again.

S&P Cuts Sony Rating, Warns of Further Action

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S&P lowered its long-term debt ratings on Sony to two notches above junk status and gave the Japanese electronics company a negative outlook....
S&P Cuts Sony Rating, Warns of Further Action

Sony Downgraded To One Level Above 'Junk' (SNE)

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp's long-term debt rating was lowered one notch by Moody's Investor Service to the lowest investment grade level because of shrinking demand for its consumer electronics. The downgrade to Baa3 from Baa2 follows a one-notch cut by Moody's in October, which also said its outlook on...
Sony Downgraded To One Level Above 'Junk' (SNE)

Samwer Zappos Clone Zalando Takes On A Hefty €40.7 Million In Debt Financing

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E-commerce, by its very nature, is an online business, but you can’t always get away from the expense of bricks ‘n’ mortar entirely. And so it is that the Samwer brothers‘ Zalando, which originally launched as a Zappos clone but has since expanded from shoes into general fashion, has announced...
Samwer Zappos Clone Zalando Takes On A Hefty €40.7 Million In Debt Financing

Hewlett-Packard Shares Fall Like Its 2005, While Debt Swells

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The last time shares of Hewlett-Packard traded at the level they closed at yesterday, the date was Jan. 31, 2005. George W. Bush had just started his second term as president. The Iraq War was still running hot. Apple’s most talked about product was still the iPod though iPhone rumors...
Hewlett-Packard Shares Fall Like Its 2005, While Debt Swells

Truveris finds big business in battling the rising cost of healthcare, raises $10M series B

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The rising cost of healthcare is a national crisis that threatens to to sink both individuals and the federal government into long term debt. New York City based Truveris is trying to bring efficiency and transparency to the fastest growing piece of these costs, prescription drugs.  Founded in 2009, it has attracted...
Truveris finds big business in battling the rising cost of healthcare, raises $10M series B

Search giant Yandex reports $200m in revenues for Q4 2011, up 56%

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NASDAQ-listed Russian search juggernaut Yandex this morning published its quarterly earnings and financial results for the full year 2011, its third in a string of announcements this week after touting its new social search program and a search partnership with Twitter. Compared to the fourth quarter of 2010, Yandex’ revenues...
Search giant Yandex reports $200m in revenues for Q4 2011, up 56%

Tesla Has a Fresh $1 Billion -- And Lots of Ways to Spend It

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Tesla Motors Inc. just raised about $1 billion in new capital, riding a remarkable burst of investor exuberance. New Tesla shareholders will now get to see just how fast the auto business gobbles up money. After it pays off a $452.4 million federal loan, Tesla says in a filing today,...
Tesla Has a Fresh $1 Billion -- And Lots of Ways to Spend It

Nokia Hit With More Debt Rating Downgrades From Moody's

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Moody’s cut its ratings on Nokia’s debt on Monday, citing concerns in particular about Nokia’s low-end phone business. The credit firm cut long-term and short-term debt ratings by one notch. Moody’s also said its outlook was negative, meaning further downgrades are possible. “While volatility by quarters is not uncommon, Moody’s...
Nokia Hit With More Debt Rating Downgrades From Moody's

Why Amazon Is Borrowing $3 Billion (AMZN)

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Amazon is seeking to raise $3 billion in debt, the Wall Street Journal reports. And why not? It's paying 0.38 to 0.93 percentage points more than comparable Treasury rates in interest for the bonds, which mature in 3, 5, or 10 years. As of the last quarter, Amazon had $5.25...
Why Amazon Is Borrowing $3 Billion (AMZN)

Sony's credit rating heads toward junk pile

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Just over a week ago, we reported that Sharp, one of Japan’s biggest electronics firms, may be set to go under. We also noted how other Japanese tech mega-corporations, including Panasonic and Sony, aren’t doing too well either. After Sharp posted its most recent loss, its financial rating fell to...
Sony's credit rating heads toward junk pile

Moody's cuts Sony rating to just above junk

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Moody's Investor Service dealt a blow to Sony today, downgrading the Japanese electronics giant's long-term debt rating from Baa2 to Baa3. This is the second downgrade for Sony's debt in as many months, as Moody's expressed little faith in Sony's ability to counteract shrinking demand for its consumer electronics products....
Moody's cuts Sony rating to just above junk
Anyone Who Thinks Apple's Bonds Are As Safe As Government Bonds Is Hallucinating

Sprint reportedly in talks to buy out Clearwire

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Sprint Nextel is in negotiations to acquire the remainder of Clearwire, its 4G WiMax network partner, according to news reports. Sprint owns about 51 percent of Clearwire's stock and is the main wholesale customer of its national WiMax network. Clearwire was formed in 2008 through a joint venture between...
Sprint reportedly in talks to buy out Clearwire

AMD Completes Sale, Leaseback of Texas Campus

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AMD CEO Rory ReadShares of the troubled chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices inched upward today on word that the company has executed a deal to sell its Austin, Texas campus and lease it back from the new owner, in a deal expected to generate $164 million in cash. Rumors of the...
AMD Completes Sale, Leaseback of Texas Campus

Nokia said to buy out Siemens stake in joint telecom equipment venture

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Nokia is poised to buy out German partner Siemens for its 50 percent share of their joint Nokia Siemens Networks telecom equipment business, report Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal. The Finnish cellphone maker is expected to pay less than €2 billion ($2.6 billion), using short-term debt to finance...
Nokia said to buy out Siemens stake in joint telecom equipment venture

Richard Jalichandra Calls Time On MapMyFitness, Resigns As CEO

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MapMyFitness has been on a role lately. Debuting in 2005, the veteran of the online health and fitness space has built a suite of websites and apps (like MapMyRUN.com, MapMyRIDE.com, MapMyWALK.com, et al) that let users track and store their running, cycling, walking and hiking activities — along with offering...
Richard Jalichandra Calls Time On MapMyFitness, Resigns As CEO
AT&T and Leap Wireless held merger discussions in recent months

Level 3 CEO James Q. Crowe to step down at the end of 2013 (at the latest)

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Level 3 Communications, a major multinational telecom and Internet service provider company, today announced that chief executive officer James Q. Crowe will step down from his position by the end of this year. Crowe has informed the Level 3 board of directors, which has promptly formed a committee to assist...
Level 3 CEO James Q. Crowe to step down at the end of 2013 (at the latest)

Irish software company Openet gets $21M injection

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Japanese NS Solutions leads the fourth round of funding for Openet's 28-country service  The Dublin-born transaction management software Openet has today announced that it completed a Series D round of funding totaling $21 million. The round is $16 million in equity funds and $5 million in long term debt. Openet is used by...
Irish software company Openet gets $21M injection

Amid Market Difficulties and Layoffs, Chipmaker AMD Faces A Cash Crunch

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There’s no question that times have been tough of late for the chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices. Last week the company confirmed that it will fire about 15 percent of its employees, making for the second significant reduction in force since CEO Rory Read took the helm in August of 2011....
Amid Market Difficulties and Layoffs, Chipmaker AMD Faces A Cash Crunch
Reuters says AMD is looking for a buyer, but chip maker denies it is up for sale
Struggling AMD could sell Texas campus to save itself from going broke
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