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S. Korea rumor crackdown jolts social media users

South Korea's president is cracking down on rumors in cyberspace in a campaign that threatens the popularity of Kakao Talk, the leading social media service in a country with ambitions to become a global ...

Oct 05, 2014
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Hewlett-Packard to split business

Hewlett-Packard is poised to become the latest technology firm to split into two entities by separating its computer and printer businesses from its corporate hardware and services operation, the Wall Street Journal reported ...

Oct 05, 2014
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Hewlett-Packard splits off PC, printer businesses

Hewlett-Packard is splitting itself into two companies, one focused on its personal computer and printing business and another on technology services such as data storage, servers and software, betting that ...

Oct 06, 2014
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Taiwan's HTC swings to profit in third quarter

Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC said Friday it swung to a profit in the third quarter, but revenue continued to decline owing to sluggish sales amid strong competition from low-priced Chinese models.

Oct 03, 2014
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Canada demands Google, Netflix data, sets deadline

Canada's broadcast regulator on Monday gave American companies Google and Netflix a three-day deadline to turn over subscriber data or have their testimony expunged from a major public hearing, media reported.

Sep 30, 2014
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EU clears Facebook's $19 bn buyout of WhatsApp

European Union regulators on Friday cleared the buyout of the WhatsApp mobile messaging service by Facebook, despite opposition by telecom companies afraid of the growing power of US technology giants.

Oct 03, 2014
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