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Oracle may buy Micros Systems for more than $5bn
acquisition
Business strategy

Oracle may buy Micros Systems for more than $5bn

Is Oracle on the hunt for another acquisition?
18 Jun 2014
Amazon to launch services marketplace in 2014
Amazon
Business strategy

Amazon to launch services marketplace in 2014

Online retailer looking to provide everything from babysitters to handymen
11 Jun 2014
Oracle injects in-memory into databases to boost analytics
Larry Ellison
Business strategy

Oracle injects in-memory into databases to boost analytics

Technology available from July as an add-on for Oracle's existing databases
11 Jun 2014
Facebook board gets sued by shareholder
Business strategy

Facebook board gets sued by shareholder

Lawsuit claims boardmembers are being too generous with share
10 Jun 2014
PayPal president jumps ship to Facebook
Facebook
Mobile

PayPal president jumps ship to Facebook

David Marcus to bring e-commerce experience to the Messenger apps
10 Jun 2014
Twitter will have nearly 400 million users by 2018
Twitter
Business strategy

Twitter will have nearly 400 million users by 2018

Big numbers predicted for Twitter use in the future, but nowhere near figures previously suggested
28 May 2014
Foxconn to shell out $390m on 4G player
Network & Internet

Foxconn to shell out $390m on 4G player

Manufacturer pushes ahead with plans to diversify into other areas
27 May 2014
AT&T could tie up $50bn deal with DirecTV
Business strategy

AT&T could tie up $50bn deal with DirecTV

AT&T is looking to snap up DirecTV in a deal which could create a TV megacorporation
13 May 2014
Microsoft's CEO to officially launch Office for iPad today?
Business strategy

Microsoft's CEO to officially launch Office for iPad today?

Big things are expected from the newly crowned CEO as he hosts his first major press conference.
26 Mar 2014
Microsoft's CEO to officially launch Office for iPad today?
Business strategy

Microsoft's CEO to officially launch Office for iPad today?

Big things are expected from the newly crowned CEO as he hosts his first major press conference.
26 Mar 2014
Mt. Gox allows users to check bitcoin balance
Business strategy

Mt. Gox allows users to check bitcoin balance

Website updated for customers to verify wallets.
18 Mar 2014
US watchdog considers bitcoin regulation
Business strategy

US watchdog considers bitcoin regulation

Derivatives regulator looks at whether electronic currencies such as bitcoin need to be regulated.
12 Mar 2014
BlackBerry revamps mobile device management tool
Mobile

BlackBerry revamps mobile device management tool

Ailing smartphone vendor puts focus on more profitable enterprise business.
25 Feb 2014
Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange down
Security

Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange down

Other exchanges distance themselves from troubled website.
25 Feb 2014
Nokia rumoured to be mulling Juniper Networks purchase
Rumoured deal
Business strategy

Nokia rumoured to be mulling Juniper Networks purchase

Tie-up could strengthen Finnish company's US business
21 Feb 2014
Flappy Bird withdrawn from Apple and Android app stores
business apps

Flappy Bird withdrawn from Apple and Android app stores

Popular mobile game Flappy Bird has been removed for download by its maker.
10 Feb 2014
French government to police quality of 4G services
Mobile

French government to police quality of 4G services

Operators must ensure a decent service for customers, minister says.
23 Dec 2013
Microsoft shuts down a $2.7m a month click fraud botnet
fraud
Security

Microsoft shuts down a $2.7m a month click fraud botnet

Botnet suspected to originate in Russia was using 2 million machines.
6 Dec 2013
Former Autonomy chief Lynch backs Augmented Reality startup
Mike Lynch, Autonomy founder
Investment Management

Former Autonomy chief Lynch backs Augmented Reality startup

Mike Lynch makes an undisclosed investment into London-based Taggar.
6 Dec 2013
Google settles Safari cookie case for $17 million
Google logo
Security

Google settles Safari cookie case for $17 million

Web giant did not admit to wrongdoing in settlement.
19 Nov 2013
Nokia shareholders expected to rubber stamp sale
Nokia phones
Mobile

Nokia shareholders expected to rubber stamp sale

Smartphone business set to sold off to Microsoft for €5.44 billion.
19 Nov 2013
Hiring practices lawsuit gets class action status
Lawsuit
Business strategy

Hiring practices lawsuit gets class action status

Major companies accused of colluding to push down wages.
25 Oct 2013
HTC CEO gets hands-on with product development
Business strategy

HTC CEO gets hands-on with product development

Chief steps in to try and resuscitate struggling smartphone maker.
21 Oct 2013
SAP to wind down Business By Design software
Disappointed man
Software

SAP to wind down Business By Design software

Web-based software currently has just 785 customers.
21 Oct 2013
Facebook and Twitter available in Iran due to glitch
iran
Business strategy

Facebook and Twitter available in Iran due to glitch

Government has not lifted ban on social networks and is investigating ISPs.
17 Sep 2013
Microsoft to acquire Nokia handset business in £4.6bn deal
Shaking hands
Mobile

Microsoft to acquire Nokia handset business in £4.6bn deal

Nokia stripped back to networks and patents offerings as Elop heads back to Microsoft.
3 Sep 2013
Germany plans European IT boost after US spy scandal
public sector

Germany plans European IT boost after US spy scandal

Merkel set out plans to help European tech companies capitalise on US spy row
14 Aug 2013
Sony rejects entertainment spin-off proposal
Business strategy

Sony rejects entertainment spin-off proposal

Company says it can still gain revenue from both hardware and content.
6 Aug 2013
Google generates $14bn in Q2 despite Motorola losses
Google Sign
Business strategy

Google generates $14bn in Q2 despite Motorola losses

Mobile ads still pose a problem for Google, but Android performs well.
19 Jul 2013
FBI works with banks to tackle cyber crime
Security

FBI works with banks to tackle cyber crime

Bureau grants temporary clearance to aid in the fight against online attacks.
14 May 2013
Sony advised to spin off entertainment division
Sony
Business strategy

Sony advised to spin off entertainment division

Move could help Japanese firm reduce its debts.
14 May 2013
Hamburg fines Google for Street View data breach
Snooping
IT regulation

Hamburg fines Google for Street View data breach

Logging Wi-Fi networks lands search giant in trouble with German state.
23 Apr 2013
Intel goes on hiring spree as it prepares for TV debut
Intel Logo
Business strategy

Intel goes on hiring spree as it prepares for TV debut

Firm looking to branch out into service business.
19 Mar 2013
Samsung working on a wristwatch
samsung logo
Mobile

Samsung working on a wristwatch

Firm set to extend battle with Apple into new market.
19 Mar 2013
Google stumps up $7m in US Street View settlement
Google Street View man
privacy

Google stumps up $7m in US Street View settlement

Search giant reaches settlement with US states, ending three-year investigation.
13 Mar 2013
iPad shipments will be overtaken by Android
Apple iPad
Google Android

iPad shipments will be overtaken by Android

IDC research suggests Apple's time at the top of the tablet market could be coming to an end.
13 Mar 2013