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China's Tencent takes stake in games maker Glu

Chinese Internet giant Tencent agreed to take a minority stake in Glu Mobile, a maker of video games including "Contract Killer" and "Kim Kardashian: Hollywood," the companies said Wednesday.

dateApr 29, 2015 in Business
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Sao Paulo court backs taxi drivers, bans Uber

A judge on Wednesday barred Uber from operating in Sao Paulo, siding with the city's taxi drivers who complained that the popular ride-sharing service enjoys an unfair competitive advantage.

dateApr 29, 2015 in Business
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Battle of ideas pits tech talent in London docks

The clicking of keyboards fills the hall at a former London dockyard hosting a 24-hour "hackathon" to design applications ranging from the whimsical to the practical and even the potentially life-saving.

dateApr 29, 2015 in Business
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Does Rust Belt manufacturing have a future?

William Lovejoy, professor of technology and operations at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, shared his thoughts about manufacturing's future on Friday with journalists at the Society ...

dateApr 29, 2015 in Business
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GoPro buys virtual reality firm Kolor

The company that makes the popular GoPro cameras announced plans Tuesday to buy Kolor, a French-based firm specializing in virtual reality and other video technologies.

dateApr 28, 2015 in Business
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