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SoftBank clears founder's heir apparent of misconduct claims

Japanese mobile giant SoftBank has cleared a former Google executive—seen as heir apparent to its billionaire founder Masayoshi Son - after an investor group accused him of misconduct and called for his dismissal.

Verizon a leading contender to buy Yahoo: reports

US telecoms giant Verizon has emerged as a leading contender to take over struggling Internet pioneer Yahoo as other big names reportedly drop out, US financial media said ahead of quarterly results Tuesday that are expected ...

Silicon Valley mulls invasion of 'unicorns'

When social media software firm Sprinklr unveiled its latest funding last month, it vaulted into the club of "unicorns," or tech startups worth at least $1 billion.

Riverbed Technology accepts $3.6B takeover bid

Private equity firm Thoma Bravo and a Canadian teacher pension will pay about $3.6 billion to take Riverbed Technology private a couple months after the computer networking equipment maker promised a thorough review of its ...

Former NSA chief defends cybersecurity venture

Even in an era when former U.S. officials routinely profit from business ventures linked to their public service, recently retired National Security Agency chief Keith Alexander raised eyebrows when he disclosed he is working ...

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