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Mobile revolution shakes up Silicon Valley

Smartphones, tablets and other gadgets aren't just changing the way we live and work. They are shaking up Silicon Valley's balance of power and splitting up businesses. Long-established companies such as ...

Oct 07, 2014
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Hewlett-Packard split aims to sharpen focus

Hewlett-Packard announced plans Monday to break itself into two companies, one with a focus on personal computers and printers, and the other on software and enterprise services.

Oct 06, 2014
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Can Hewlett-Packard survive the tablet trend?

Personal computer sales have been in a slump for years, as customers flock to increasingly powerful smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. Now Hewlett-Packard, the Silicon Valley stalwart that was ...

Oct 06, 2014
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Facebook closes WhatsApp purchase now worth $21.8B

Facebook has completed its acquisition of the mobile messaging service WhatsApp for almost $22 billion, up from the original $19 billion when the cash-and-stock deal was struck early this year thanks in part ...

Oct 06, 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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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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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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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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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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