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VCs bet big on Silicon Valley biotech

Companies searching for cures for cancer and testing treatments for crippling genetic diseases are capturing the interest of venture capitalists - and their money - more than at any time in the last seven years.

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GoPro gets real ... virtually real

Shares of GoPro jumped to a five-month high Thursday after the company's CEO said the company is getting into the drone and virtual reality business.

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Jawbone files lawsuit against rival Fitbit

In a clash of rival makers of fitness trackers, Jawbone is suing Fitbit and a group of employees who quit Jawbone to work for Fitbit, saying they stole trade secrets, business plans, market research, and other information.

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Snapchat has IPO plan, CEO says

The chief of vanishing-image service Snapchat on Tuesday said the company has a plan for going public with an offering of stock but did not reveal when it might happen.

dateMay 27, 2015 in Business
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Yik Yak's frat-bro founders shrug off growing pains

The most popular post of all time on Yik Yak is a dirty joke. Less than 2 years old, the Atlanta-based social network is geared mostly toward college students who access and post unsigned announcements through an app on their ...

dateMay 25, 2015 in Business
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Uber drivers fined in Hungary

The Hungarian tax authority fined Uber drivers in its first probe against the ride-sharing service which the economy ministry said Saturday "ignores passenger safety" and must be made to follow regulations.

dateMay 24, 2015 in Business
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HP sells stake in China unit for $2.3 billion

Hewlett-Packard announced Thursday it was selling a 51 percent stake in its China-based server business, creating a joint venture with Tsinghua Holdings that will be a sector leader in China.

Tim Armstrong reinvents a flagging AOL

In 2009, when Tim Armstrong took over as chief executive of AOL Inc., he faced a daunting task: Turn around a company that had gone from an Internet pioneer to near obsolescence in less than a decade.

Dutch threaten UberPOP with million-euro fine

Dutch authorities on Tuesday said they have raised the amount they can fine UberPOP to one million euros ($1,12 million) after the taxi service paid out the previous maximum of 100,000 euros.

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