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Olympus considering potential partnerships with Sony and Fujifilm, among others

Sharp settles LCD price fixing dispute with Dell and others for $200 million

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In an LCD panel price fixing tiff that's been raging on for what seems like time incarnate, Sharp has settled with Dell and two unnamed companies for $198.5 million to make it go away. Japanese panel makers like LG, Samsung and Toshiba are also defendants in the legal dragnet,...
Sharp settles LCD price fixing dispute with Dell and others for $200 million

Scoop: Big Switch nails $25M for software defined networking push

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Software-defined networking pioneer Big Switch netted $25 million in Series B funding from new investors Redpoint Ventures and Goldman Sachs. The Palo Alto-based company will use the cash to add to its engineering staff as it heads toward product launch, co-founder and CEO Guido Appenzeller said. The news is to be...
Scoop: Big Switch nails $25M for software defined networking push
Cloud: Rackspace Loads Covered Wagon With Servers, Heads For Oregon

Samsung to open own retail stores in Canada

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Samsung is planning to chase rivals' retail strategy with its own, fully self-run stores in Canada, the company's national head James Politeski said in an interview. Along with store-within-a-store locations like that it opened in the UK, Samsung will have dedicated stores at parts across the country, he told Canada.com....
Samsung to open own retail stores in Canada
How High Will Marissa Go? Bidding For Hulu Eclipses $1 Billion

YouTube sucks on French ISP Free, and French regulators want to know why

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The French telecoms regulator, ARCEP is investigating whether or not Google’s YouTube service is being inappropriately and intentionally blocked by popular French ISP Free, and will make a decision early this year. ARCEP is looking into the financial and technical conditions of traffic delivery between ISPs and online content providers,...
YouTube sucks on French ISP Free, and French regulators want to know why

Google Capital to make investments in maturing tech firms

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Google Ventures has a reputation for backing tech winners early on -- it gave a boost to this little startup called Nest, for example. It wants to exert influence every step of the way, however, and it's launching Google Capital to make this happen. The new fund is investing...
Google Capital to make investments in maturing tech firms

EU suspects 13 optical drive manufacturers of price fixing

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The European Commission is contacting thirteen manufacturers of optical drives over possible EU antitrust rules breaches. The EC suspects the unnamed companies of being involved in a bid-rigging cartel, artificially raising the price of optical drives during contract auctions with two major PC OEMs over the last five years. If...
EU suspects 13 optical drive manufacturers of price fixing
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