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Johnson & Johnson tops 4Q earnings expectations

The strong dollar and stiff competition for some products squeezed Johnson & Johnson in the fourth quarter and it missed Wall Street expectations for revenue, triggering a rare sell-off of its shares.

Jan 20, 2015
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India's TCS profits rise on US, European deals

India's biggest outsourcing firm Tata Consultancy Services on Thursday reported a 5.1 percent rise in quarterly net profits, driven by demand in its key markets of the United States and Europe.

Jan 15, 2015
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MasterCard, Zwipe announce fingerprint-sensor card

On Friday, MasterCard and Oslo, Norway-based Zwipe announced the launch of a contactless payment card featuring an integrated fingerprint sensor. Say goodbye to PINs. This card, they said, is the world's ...

Oct 18, 2014 weblog
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Why a Samsung takeover of Blackberry could make sense

Samsung and Blackberry have splashed frigid water on a report that Samsung wants to make a $7.5 billion takeover offer for the struggling Canadian device maker. That, however, did not stop tech industry watchers from dissecting ...

Jan 15, 2015
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Blackberry, Samsung deny takeover report

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry's shares jumped then fell back amid rumors of takeover talks with South Korea's Samsung, which both companies promptly denied.

Jan 14, 2015
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Uber agrees to share passenger trip data with Boston

Uber has reached an agreement with Boston to share information about the trips passengers take using its on-demand service, a turnaround for a company that in the past has been reluctant to hand over data to government regulators.

Jan 14, 2015
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Amazon win highlights blurring TV/Internet line

The Golden Globes triumph of Amazon's online series "Transparent" highlights the increasingly blurred lines between television and the Internet. "TV and the Internet are becoming one and the same, and in ...

Jan 14, 2015
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