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3 hrs ago | Click Orlando

Could Snapchat really be worth $10 billion?

That's just a sample of the reaction last year to news that disappearing-message app Snapchat had turned down a whopping $3 billion buyout offer from Facebook.

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Related Topix: Facebook

3 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Microsoft sues Samsung in US, alleging contract breach

Microsoft on Friday sued Samsung in US federal court, claiming the South Korean giant had breached a contract over licensing of technology used in the fiercely competitive smartphone market.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, iPhone

5 hrs ago | KSAT-TV San Antonio

Texas to continue pursuit of Tesla battery factory

Gov. Rick Perry's office says it continues to negotiate with Tesla Motors to build an electric car battery factory in Texas, despite Tesla's announcement Thursday that it has broken ground on a Nevada site.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Tesla Motors

9 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Berkshire Hathaway 2Q profit jumps 41 percent

Warren Buffett's company says its second-quarter profit soared 41 percent on a significant investment gain from a stock-swap deal completed earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Business Wire, Berkshire Hathaway , Insurance, Empire Group, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Warren Buffett, Washington Post, Publishing

9 hrs ago | SiliconValley.com

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison now owns every hotel room on Lanai

The deal that closed July 7 now makes Ellison the owner of every hotel room on the island, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported.

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Related Topix: Phase Forward, Telecom, WorldCom, Pillar Data Systems, Hyperion Solutions, IT Services, Oracle Corporation, Software, Lawrence Ellison

12 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Facebook restores service after outage in many countries

Facebook Inc said service to the world's largest online social network was fully restored on Friday, following a widespread outage that affected users in multiple countries.

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Related Topix: Facebook, Social Software

16 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

Non-students can take advantage of back-to-school deals

You can still take full advantage of the back-to-school sales and state's tax-free holidays, fulfilling various needs from new computers to new clothes.

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Related Topix: Computers, Laptops/Notebooks, Science / Technology, Apple, Dell, Ipad

19 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Scientific Games strikes $3.3B deal to buy Bally

The electronic gambling machine maker said Friday that it will pay $83.30 for each share of Bally.

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Related Topix: Scientific Games, Gaming, Linden Lab, Bally Technologies

20 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

A man who donated to a South Dakota museum a slightly damaged acoustic guitar played by Elvis Presley that is at the center of a custody battle insisted Thursday he had the right to give it away because he owned it.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, HarperCollins Publishers, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, Century Media Records, Television, FOX News Network, Music

Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

Oregon Medicaid targets expensive hepatitis drug

They say treating all Medicaid patients with the liver-wasting disease would cost almost as much as last year's entire drug bill.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government, Oregon, Hepatitis, Medicine, Medicaid, Health, Biotech, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Oregon City, OR

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

LinkedIn stock jumps after 2Q results

The results come on the heels of better-than-expected quarterly reports from Twitter Inc. and Facebook Inc. that whetted investor appetite for social media companies in recent weeks.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Twitter, Facebook, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

The News Tribune

Tesla posts 2Q loss, prepares Nevada factory site

The Palo Alto, California-based company reported a loss of $61.9 million, or 50 cents per share, compared with a loss of $30.5 million, or 26 cents per share, in the same quarter a year ago.

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Related Topix: Palo Alto, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Tesla Motors

News Observer

Tesla, Panasonic partner for $5 billion US 'gigafactory'

Tesla Motors will partner with Panasonic Corp. to create the $5 billion "gigafactory" battery plant that the company has said will bring down the cost of its popular but expensive electric cars.

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Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA

Ledger-Enquirer.com

NY judge: US warrant can reach email in Ireland

She said she agreed with the findings of a magistrate judge who approved a sealed search warrant in December for a consumer email account that Microsoft stores in Dublin, Ireland.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Ireland, World News, Redmond, WA

Inside Bay Area

Justin Bieber still needling Orlando Bloom

Justin Bieber is continuing to show the world's children how to remain mature, calm and brave in the face of conflict.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, FOX News Network, Music

The Daily Democrat

MTV wants Beyonce without Jay Z for VMA performance

Insiders at a Columbia Records listening event told The New York Daily News that MTV desperately wants Beyonce to perform a medley from her latest record, "Beyonce."

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, News, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network, Music, Entertainment

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Va. police: Respect the privacy of 'Woman in Black'

The woman wearing black, identified as Elizabeth Poles, was embraced this week by about 50 people in Winchester, Va.

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Related Topix: Winchester, VA, Facebook, Social Software

KMIZ

Is the iPad doomed?

Tablet sales are "crashing," says Best Buy's CEO! IPad sales are sinking fast! Is this the beginning of the end for the tablet? Easy, there, tiger.

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Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Kindle, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Apple, iPhone

Reuters

Samsung Elec sees tough second half after second-quarter profit slips

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. on Thursday reported its worst quarterly profit in two years and was downbeat about its second-half prospects, fuelling concerns about its ability to protect its smartphone turf in the face of mounting competition.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Samsung Electronics Co, Electronics, Apple, iPhone, Computers

The Island Packet

Facebook's Internet.org expands in Zambia

The Internet.org app will give subscribers of Zambia's Airtel phone company access to a set of basic Internet services for free.

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Related Topix: Facebook

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