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Verizon Reportedly Preparing $100B Bid For Vodafone's Verizon Wireless Stake

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Verizon Communications is preparing a $100 billion cash and stock bid to take full control of Verizon Wireless from Vodafone Group, reports Reuters. Verizon’s board is expected to discuss the potential buyout next week ahead of its annual shareholder meeting. Verizon Communications and UK-based Vodafone formed Verizon Wireless as a...
Verizon Reportedly Preparing $100B Bid For Vodafone's Verizon Wireless Stake
HP bought Autonomy 'out of frustration and desperation' despite red flags

Google ready to enter Apple vs. Samsung legal battles?

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Google has allegedly vowed to back Samsung in the Korean handset maker's ongoing legal battles with Apple, unnamed sources have told the Korea Times. Although Google so far has taken an indirect role in defending device makers that utilize its Android platform, the recent injunction focused on Galaxy Nexus sales,...
Google ready to enter Apple vs. Samsung legal battles?

HTC brushes off Microsoft's earlier rejection, will reportedly make Windows RT tablets after all

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Microsoft (MSFT) may have barred HTC (2498) from participating in the first wave of Windows RT tablets, but that apparently hasn’t stopped the company from gearing up for the next wave. Unnamed sources have told Bloomberg that HTC “is working on a 12-inch device and a 7-inch version” of a...
HTC brushes off Microsoft's earlier rejection, will reportedly make Windows RT tablets after all

Report: Skype to replace Microsoft's Windows Live Messenger

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Microsoft will be phasing out its Windows Live Messenger instant-messaging and video calling software in the coming months and replacing it with Skype, according to a report this morning by Tom Warren in The Verge, citing unnamed sources. No official word yet from Microsoft on this (we’re checking) but it’s...
Report: Skype to replace Microsoft's Windows Live Messenger

Rumor: no large version of Kindle on the way

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When Amazon reveals its new line of Kindles at an event next week, the e-retailer will not be pulling the covers back from a larger version meant to compete with Apple's iPad. This according to CNet, which hears from unnamed sources that Amazon will stick to the 7-inch playing field,...
Rumor: no large version of Kindle on the way
Apple may seek $3B in patent damages from Samsung instead of the $1B it was awarded
Microsoft reportedly doesn't care if its $199 Surface tablet pushes partners out of the market

Leaked images show LG Optimus M+ for MetroPCS

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MetroPCS is said to be preparing to launch LG's Optimus M+ handset, which serves as a successor to the original Optimus M. The device is claimed to offer a number of improvements, including a larger 3.5-inch display with a wider color range, Bluetooth 3.0 and a 5.0-megapixel camera sensor with...
Leaked images show LG Optimus M+ for MetroPCS

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2 set to arrive next week?

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RIM is rumored to be preparing its PlayBook OS 2 update to arrive early next week. The company has yet to make an official announcement narrowing down the time frame, however unnamed sources have told N4BB the major update is scheduled to begin rolling out on February 21.......
BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2 set to arrive next week?

WSJ: Apple's talks with cable companies over new TV service continue

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Apple (AAPL) is currently speaking with major cable companies in the United States about allowing their subscribers to use the Apple TV as a set-top box, a recent report claims. Citing multiple unnamed sources, The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday evening reported that Apple is negotiating with a number...
WSJ: Apple's talks with cable companies over new TV service continue
Redesigned 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros reportedly in production
Apple solves 'Scuffgate' but the fix is making it even harder to buy an iPhone 5

SEC finds Facebook didn't hold back info from investors -- report

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The Securities and Exchange Commission says the social network told potential investors enough about its risks prior to its IPO, unnamed sources tell Bloomberg. [Read more]...
SEC finds Facebook didn't hold back info from investors -- report
Google may launch third-party comment platform to rival Facebook

Facebook to start targeted ads based on apps, says report

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The targeting continues. Unnamed sources tell The Wall Street Journal that the social network will start rolling out targeted ads based on which apps Facebook users access. [Read more]...
Facebook to start targeted ads based on apps, says report

iPad mini to launch in October, says AllThingsD

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ATD's John Paczkowski cites several unnamed sources in reporting separate launches for the next iPhone, on September 12, and an "iPad mini," sometime in October. [Read more]...
iPad mini to launch in October, says AllThingsD

Yet Another Buzz-Generating Report Surfaces About Apple's Smart Watch

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The third report in a week has surfaced about the Apple smart watch. Bloomberg just published a story citing two unnamed sources who say that the company has a team of about 100 product designers working on a “wristwatch-like device that may perform some of the computing tasks now handled...
Yet Another Buzz-Generating Report Surfaces About Apple's Smart Watch

Yikes: Sprint may terminate its 15-year agreement with LightSquared

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The country’s third largest wireless carrier, Sprint Nextel, may terminate its 15-year agreement with wholesale wireless startup LightSquared today. Back in July, LightSquared signed a $9 billion 15-year agreement with Sprint to build and host its LTE network, which is crucial for the company to reach the targeted launch...
Yikes: Sprint may terminate its 15-year agreement with LightSquared

Kevin Rose Joins Google

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Digg and Milk founder Kevin Rose has joined Google, according to AllThingsD. Rose and some others at Milk, which shut down its first app Oink yesterday, have been hired by Google, according to the report, which lists unnamed sources. The future of Milk is still unclear, since Google did...
Kevin Rose Joins Google
WSJ: Apple is developing a TV

Financial Times: YouTube is close to launching paid-subscription channels

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YouTube has making its own space on multiple entertainment services for a while, but according to a report from the Financial Times, it's now on the cusp of revealing its own subscription services for some of its specialist video channels. Rumored for several months now, according to the FT's...
Financial Times: YouTube is close to launching paid-subscription channels
Google reportedly set to announce 10-inch high-res Samsung Nexus tablet with Android 4.2
Reuters: Google and Apple are conducting secret patent settlement talks

Yahoo calls press conference amid Tumblr acquisition rumors

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Yahoo has called a mystery press event in New York City on Monday afternoon, hot on the heels of rumors that it plans to buy Tumblr for US$1 billion."Join us as we share something special," says the invite, sent to members of the press Friday afternoon.Citing unnamed sources, All...
Yahoo calls press conference amid Tumblr acquisition rumors

Apple may expand retail presence in India, but plan still doesn't include Apple Stores

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Apple wants to sell iPhones and iPads in India, but unlike in another populous emerging market — nearby China — it does not operate branded Apple Stores in the country. As Om noted after a recent trip to India, that may be a missed opportunity for Apple to sell more...
Apple may expand retail presence in India, but plan still doesn't include Apple Stores

Windows Phone 8 could come as early as September

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According to unnamed sources speaking to PocketNow, Windows Phone 8 devices might be out in the market earlier than what was previously anticipated. It had been expected that Windows Phone 8 would RTM in September, but not reach the market until November. PocketNow has it that certain Windows Phone 8...
Windows Phone 8 could come as early as September

Facebook Preparing For IPO In May

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Facebook is targeting May for its initial public offering, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. It will make its trading debut after filing to go public at the beginning of February, according to unnamed sources in the report. The company halted trading on secondary markets today,...
Facebook Preparing For IPO In May

Credit Suisse buys Google's Clearwire shares

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Google has sold its stake in Clearwire to international financial services group Credit Suisse, the Wall Street Journal revealed this week, citing unnamed sources. Each of the 29.4 million shares sold for $2.26 for a total of $66.5 million. While this represents an enormous loss compared to the $500 million...
Credit Suisse buys Google's Clearwire shares

Premium YouTube channels to cost $1 to $5 per month, report says

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YouTube could be preparing to get into the subscription video business this spring, if one report proves accurate. According to AdAge's unnamed sources, YouTube wants to offer paid channels at a cost of $1 to $5 per month. There would be about 25 channels at first, possibly launching as...
Premium YouTube channels to cost $1 to $5 per month, report says
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