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Sun, IBM buyout talks in limbo

Representatives of Sun Microsystems met earlier this week with advisers for IBM in an effort to restart buyout talks that stalled earlier this month, but no deal was reached.

Apr 17, 2009
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Samsung grows ever bigger, but icon status elusive

If you own a consumer electronics gadget, there's a good chance something from Samsung makes it tick. The company has traveled far from its roots as a seller of cheap appliances in the 1970s and 1980s when ...

Oct 03, 2011
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Netflix apologizes for snafu, renames DVD unit

Netflix's top executive acknowledged that he "messed up" the video giant's new pricing scheme and announced a rebranding of the DVD rental service which has been split from its online streaming unit.

Sep 19, 2011
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Zynga builds social network as IPO looms

Zynga is building a game-themed social network in a move that promises to reduce its dependence on Facebook as it prepares for a billion-dollar debut in the stock market.

Oct 12, 2011
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Leaked memo shows Hewlett-Packard CEO jitters

(AP) -- A leaked memo from Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Leo Apotheker warning of "another tough quarter" underscores the urgent concerns about the technology heavyweight's growth strategy and the challenges facing its new leader.

May 17, 2011
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Company networks confront rising video tide

Companies are struggling to manage a rising tide of video use in workplaces, with employees expecting business networks to adapt to whatever mobile gadgets they prefer to use.

Jul 12, 2011
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Sony, Epsilon execs support data breach bill

(AP) -- Top executives from Sony and online marketing firm Epsilon told lawmakers Thursday that they support federal legislation that would require companies to promptly notify consumers if their personal information is ...

Jun 02, 2011
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Ex Olympus exec wants Woodford back

(AP) -- A former board member of Olympus Corp. said Friday that he launched an online petition to persuade the Japanese company to bring back Michael Woodford, the British executive fired for questioning ...

Nov 18, 2011
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Exec threatens to pull Fox signal if Aereo goes on

(AP)—A top executive with the owner of the Fox broadcast network is threatening to convert the network to a pay-TV channel if Internet startup Aereo continues to "steal" Fox's over-the-air signal and sell it to consumers ...

Apr 08, 2013
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US seeks $1 bn, prison for Taiwan execs in LCD case

Prosecutors asked for a $1 billion fine for Taiwan's AU Optronics and prison terms of 10 years for two top executives in the "most serious price-fixing" case in US history, court documents showed Wednesday.

Sep 13, 2012
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