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Symantec soared higher on Friday after revealing better-than-expected profits and revenue, and disclosing that private equity firm Silver Lake Investors has taken a $500 million stake in the cybersecurity company. …
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Don’t start throwing your iPhone around. But if your screen is smashed, don’t worry. Apple is relaxing its rules about accepting iPhones in less than perfect condition as part of …
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Shares in the San Mateo maker of sports video cameras are down after the company posted disappointing earnings and issued a weak forecast.
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Yahoo and Chief Executive Marissa Mayer had a lot to talk about on the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call late Tuesday. Earnings and sales. Job cuts. Alibaba. Restructuring plans. All were …
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Are we going computer science overboard? President Barack Obama’s announcement that he was asking Congress to spend billions for computer science education in U.S. schools adds more fuel to the nation’s …
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Yahoo, under pressure to do something dramatic to turn itself around, is expected to announce along with its fourth-quarter results Tuesday a cost-cutting proposal that involves closing down units and …
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As dissatisfied Uber drivers threaten to protest the Super Bowl this weekend, a new ride app has stepped in to offer fans an alternative means of transportation. San Francisco-based iCars …
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If there’s one thing most Americans can still agree on in today’s divided political climate, it’s that corporate CEOs make too much money compared to their employees, a new study …
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Amid frequent criticism that male-dominated Silicon Valley tech companies aren’t doing enough to promote gender diversity, a former Yahoo employee has a different complaint. Gregory Anderson, who ran Yahoo’s autos, homes, …
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“I am mostly sorry not to be able to participate in the automobile revolution that Tesla started.” — Stewart Alsop, venture capitalist, in a Medium post in which he says …
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First Apple, then Google and now Facebook. Like its Silicon Valley brethren before it, the social networking behemoth now finds its tax practices in the spotlight. In 2014, despite having …
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Google parent company Alphabet surpassed Apple in market capitalization in after-hours trading Monday — making it the most valuable publicly traded company in the world — after reporting quarterly results …
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