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Google chairman to sell $2.5 bn of shares

Google's Chairman Eric Schmidt plans to sell 3.2 million "A" shares, currently worth $2.5 billion, over the next year, Google said Friday in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

dateFeb 09, 2013 in Business
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The cash register rings its last sale

(AP)—Ka-ching! The cash register may be on its final sale. Stores across the U.S. are ditching the old-fashioned, clunky machines and having salespeople—and even shoppers themselves—ring up sales on ...

dateMar 22, 2013 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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Silicon Valley patent office shelved

Silicon Valley's high tech firms are fighting what they consider a deeply personal federal cut this summer that shelves a planned patent office in this innovation-fueled region.

dateSep 01, 2013 in Business
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Can Apple maintain its shine?

For many investors, Apple's best days are behind it. Competitors are catching up, they believe, and the latest iPhone is stumbling. The company's doubters have backed their conviction with billions of dollars. ...

dateJan 22, 2013 in Business
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Closing arguments set in Apple-Samsung trial

The high-stakes battle between the world's largest smartphone makers is scheduled to wrap up this week after a monthlong trial that has pulled the curtain back on just how very cutthroat the competition is ...

dateApr 28, 2014 in Business
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Foxconn says cannot meet demand for iPhone 5

Taiwan's Foxconn has admitted that it cannot meet strong demand for Apple's new iPhone 5 due to difficulties in building the gadget, as investors grow concerned about the US giant's future earnings.

dateNov 08, 2012 in Business
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