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Feds: Full Tilt Poker site was Ponzi scheme

(AP) -- An Internet poker company that was blocked from operating in the U.S. in the spring as part of an online gambling crackdown was "not a legitimate poker company, but a global Ponzi scheme," federal prosecutors said ...

dateSep 20, 2011 in Internet
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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.

dateApr 17, 2009 in Business
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Verizon shareholders to vote on executive pay

(AP) -- A movement to give shareholders influence over compensation awarded to company executives gets an early test Thursday as Verizon Communications Inc. becomes the latest to hold a "say on pay" vote.

dateMay 06, 2009 in Business
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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 ...

dateApr 08, 2013 in Telecom
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Wireless show expected to draw crowds to Barcelona

When the top executives of the world's wireless industry gather next week in Barcelona, Spain, for their annual trade show, cellphones will take a back seat to talk of cars, electric meters and insulin monitors.

dateFeb 22, 2013 in Telecom
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Magnetic CEO, Alibaba jackpot rejuvenate Yahoo

Not much had been going right for Yahoo until it lured Marissa Mayer away from Google to become its CEO last summer. The move is shaping up as the best thing to happen to Yahoo since 2005 when it invested ...

dateJul 15, 2013 in Business
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Foxconn shows off changes at factory campus

The global controversy surrounding the treatment of assembly-line workers who manufacture iPhones and iPads - and just about every other consumer device - is triggering an unprecedented effort by Apple Inc. and its chief ...

dateMay 11, 2012 in Business
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Motorola Mobility CEO's pay more than triples

(AP) -- Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. CEO and Chairman Sanjay Jha's compensation more than tripled in 2011 to $47.2 million, including awards tied to the company's split from Motorola Solutions.

dateApr 22, 2012 in Business
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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.

dateMay 17, 2011 in Business
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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.

dateOct 12, 2011 in Internet
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