Archive: 06/15/2012

SEC questioned Facebook about Zynga, mobile

(AP) — As Facebook's much-anticipated public stock offering approached, federal regulators wanted to know more about the revenue it gets from mobile devices, its $1 billion deal to buy Instagram and the control CEO Mark ...

Jun 15, 2012
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Mexican mogul Slim expands empire in Europe

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim on Friday moved to spread his telecoms empire into central and eastern Europe by raising his stake in Telekom Austria to 9.9 percent with the aim of obtaining 25.9 percent.

Jun 15, 2012
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Microsoft might talk tablets and TV on Monday

Microsoft promised to make a "major" announcement on Monday that started the Internet buzzing with talk that it would involve taking on Apple iPad with tablets running on Windows software.

Jun 15, 2012
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First Apple computer fetches $374,000

A rare surviving first model of the Apple computer -- a stripped down, clunky device that bears no resemblance to today's sleek gadgets -- sold for $374,000 at auction in New York on Friday.

Jun 15, 2012
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Microsoft to buy Yammer for $1 bn: report

Microsoft has reached a deal to purchase the Yammer business software company for $1 billion in an apparent bid to shore up its widely-used Office software, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

Jun 15, 2012
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