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EMC buys flash-array start-up XtremIO

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EMC today confirmed that it is buying out XtremIO, the maker of flash devices, in a deal pegged at $430 million....
EMC buys flash-array start-up XtremIO

Apple confirms March 7 event, probably a new iPad

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After that whole “iPhone 5″ letdown last year, we’ve learned to be careful about buying into any speculation about Apple’s upcoming announcements. That said, the company today confirmed that it will hold a special event on March 7 — sending out invites saying, “We have something you really have to...
Apple confirms March 7 event, probably a new iPad
Nokia’s 41-megapixel camera phone launches this month
Wikimedia readies its 'WYSIWYG' visual editor for English-language Wikipedia articles starting early July

Google hands in settlement proposal in EU antitrust probe

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As reported by Bloomberg, EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia today confirmed that Google was able to make yesterday’s Jan. 31st deadline for submitting a settlement proposal in the ongoing antirust investigation. There is no word yet what exactly the proposed settlement might have included, but a spokesperson for Almunia said...
Google hands in settlement proposal in EU antitrust probe

Microsoft's Czech Unit Reportedly Confirms Office for iOS Coming in March 2013

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The Verge reports that a Microsoft product manager today confirmed that the company is working on versions of Microsoft Office for both iOS and Android, targeting a March 2013 release. The comments were made to Czech site IHNED.cz [Google translation] at a press event in that country. The Verge also...
Microsoft's Czech Unit Reportedly Confirms Office for iOS Coming in March 2013

Barnes & Noble not part of today's mysterious Microsoft announcement

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Barnes & Noble today confirmed that it is not participating in Microsoft's hastily-called news conference today, likely making moot rumors that the two would co-introduce a new tablet or e-reader....
Barnes & Noble not part of today's mysterious Microsoft announcement
Deutsche Telecom in talks to buy MetroPCS for merger with T-Mobile USA, MetroPCS confirms

Yahoo gives the axe to 2,000 employees (or 14 percent of its workforce)

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It’s raining pink slips at Yahoo today, as the iconic tech company announced it was laying off  2,000 employees — or 17 percent of its total workforce — as part of a massive restructuring effort. Yahoo has suffered a great deal of turmoil over the past few years. Board...
Yahoo gives the axe to 2,000 employees (or 14 percent of its workforce)

MetroPCS confirms that it is in talks to be bought by T-Mobile

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In a statement today, MetroPCS confirms that it is indeed in talks with T-Mobile’s parent company Deutsche Telekom over a potential acquisition to combine MetroPCS with T-Mobile USA: MetroPCS today confirmed that it is in discussions with Deutsche Telekom regarding an agreement to combine T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS.  There can be no...
MetroPCS confirms that it is in talks to be bought by T-Mobile

Sprint Confirms Talks With Japanese Wireless Carrier Softbank Corp

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Sprint has confirmed that it is, in fact, in talks with Japanese mobile carrier Softbank. The news leaked earlier today that Softbank may be making a $ 12.8 billion investment in Sprint, which may be the majority stake of Sprint. Here’s the official word from Sprint: Sprint (NYSE: S) today...
Sprint Confirms Talks With Japanese Wireless Carrier Softbank Corp

How Microsoft's new Bing Fund will invest in startups

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Voodoo PC founder Rahul Sood, GM of Microsoft’s new Bing Fund. Microsoft today confirmed that it has created a new investment fund and startup incubator sponsored by its Bing search engine. The Bing Fund will be making investments in selected startups, giving them access to Bing’s data for use in...
How Microsoft's new Bing Fund will invest in startups

Iran Confirms Cyberattacks Against Oil Facilities

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Iran's oil ministry today confirmed that it was the target of malware attacks over the weekend, adding to reports by state-run media that the country's oil industry was hit by hackers....
Iran Confirms Cyberattacks Against Oil Facilities
H&R Block tax filing blunder could delay 600,000 returns for four to six weeks

Best Buy Is Firing Hundreds Of Workers At Its Headquarters (BBY)

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Best Buy is firing 400 workers at its headquarters in Richfield, MN., the company announced today. When new CEO Hubert Joly took over late last year, he promised to cut $725 million in annual costs, and job cuts were part of that plan. Best Buy said that this is the...
Best Buy Is Firing Hundreds Of Workers At Its Headquarters (BBY)

T-Mobile confirms layoffs as part of 'operational changes'

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Bellevue-based T-Mobile USA, which earlier this week unveiled a major overhaul of its business, today confirmed that it is making an unspecified number of job cuts “to better align our business with our new strategy and position T-Mobile for growth.” The cuts come in advance of the company’s planned merger...
T-Mobile confirms layoffs as part of 'operational changes'

Apple cash balance surges past $110 billion in Q2

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Despite lackluster expectations from some analysts, Apple today confirmed that it has added $12.5 billion to its cash balance for its second fiscal quarter that ended in March. The company now has more than $110.2 billion in cash on hand, up from $97.6 billion at the end of the December...
Apple cash balance surges past $110 billion in Q2

Japan's election gets social, as Prime Minister and 7 rivals set to 'Hangout' on Google+

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Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda and his election rivals are set to take part in a series of Google+ Hangouts on Friday with the aim of giving voters in the country a new level of access to top politicians. Each of the hangouts, which are part of a wider Google campaign...
Japan's election gets social, as Prime Minister and 7 rivals set to 'Hangout' on Google+

Iran confirms cyberattacks against oil facilities

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Iran's oil ministry today confirmed that it was the target of malware attacks over the weekend, adding to reports by state-run media that the country's oil industry was hit by hackers....
Iran confirms cyberattacks against oil facilities

FTC hits Google with $22.5 million fine over Safari hacks

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The Federal Trade Commission today confirmed that it has imposed a record-breaking fine on Google over the search giant’s decision to circumvent privacy settings on the Apple’s Safari browser. Google will pay a $22.5 million penalty as punishment for breaking the terms of a 20-year privacy settlement that the FTC...
FTC hits Google with $22.5 million fine over Safari hacks

Yahoo Cuts 14 Percent Of Workforce; 2,000 Given Pink Slips

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Yahoo has made its massive round of layoffs official. The company just released a statement saying that 2,000 employees have been let go, or 14 percent of it total workforce. We’ve pasted the release below. “Today’s actions are an important next step toward a bold, new Yahoo! – smaller, nimbler,...
Yahoo Cuts 14 Percent Of Workforce; 2,000 Given Pink Slips
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