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Activist investor pushes Yahoo to buy rival AOL

(AP)—Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is getting some unsolicited advice on how to turn around the long-struggling Internet company, just like some of her predecessors who tangled with investors dissatisfied with ...

Sep 26, 2014
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Social media's Hootsuite joins $1bn club

Hootsuite, a Canada-based social media consulting and analytics firm, said Thursday it raised a fresh $60 million in investments, giving it a reported value of $1 billion.

Sep 25, 2014
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Apple stock falls amid new iPhone glitches

Apple's stock fell nearly 3 percent on Thursday, after some customers complained that a software update interfered with voice calls on their new iPhones, while others noted that the larger iPhone model could ...

Sep 25, 2014
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US tech firm fined for underpaying Indian workers

A Silicon Valley company is paying more than $43,000 in back wages and penalties after labor regulators found eight employees brought from India were grossly underpaid and overworked while assigned to a special project in ...

Oct 23, 2014
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Turner channels removed from Dish amid pact spat

Channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN are no longer part of Dish's programming lineup as a deadline has passed for the satellite TV provider and Turner Broadcasting to renew their distribution agreement.

Oct 21, 2014
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Microsoft CEO launches diversity training effort

(AP)—Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has again apologized to employees and announced in a company-wide memo that all workers will receive expanded training on how to foster an inclusive culture as he works to repair damage ...

Oct 17, 2014
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