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Five Dutch operators buy into 2.6 GHz band

Five mobile operators now own portions of the Netherlands' new 2.6 Gigahertz frequency band, which allows for super-fast broadband, the Dutch telecommunications agency announced Monday.

dateApr 26, 2010 in Telecom
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HP fires second CEO in 2 years; Whitman in charge

(AP) -- Hewlett-Packard has performed another extreme act of corporate remodeling, firing its CEO Leo Apotheker after just 11 months and replacing him with billionaire businesswoman and political aspirant Meg Whitman. Yet ...

dateSep 22, 2011 in Business
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EBay profit falls on charges, results beat Street

EBay Inc.'s PayPal online payment service and marketplaces business grew swiftly during the second quarter, helping its results beat analyst expectations, although charges from its recent purchase of retail website operator ...

dateJul 20, 2011 in Business
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Rivals likely to reach for Google's 'Wallet'

With the announcement of "Google Wallet" the Internet giant became the first player to dash into a future where people use smartphones as credit cards, but rivals are expected to cut its lead short.

dateMay 30, 2011 in Business
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eBay fined in France for selling upscale perfumes

(AP) -- Online auction site eBay Inc. was fined euro1.7 million ($2.5 million) by a Paris court on Monday for failing to stop the sale of famous perfume brands like Christian Dior, Guerlain, Givenchy and Kenzo - all of which ...

dateNov 30, 2009 in Internet
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eBay may use Skype money for acquisitions: CEO

EBay may use some of the $2.4 billion it will receive from the sale of its stake in Skype to make acquisitions, the chief executive of the online auction giant said in an interview published Monday.

dateMay 23, 2011 in Business
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