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BlackBerry posts fourth-quarter profit; seeks to end revenue slide
TORONTO (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd posted a surprise quarterly profit on Friday and said it is pushing to end a slide in its revenue in this fiscal year, sending the stock up as much as 5.1 percent.
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Jury clears Kleiner firm in Silicon Valley gender bias case
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A California jury on Friday cleared venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers of gender discrimination claims brought against it by a woman former partner in a trial that transfixed Silicon Valley.
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Intel in talks to buy Altera, shares of firms surge
(Reuters) - Intel Corp is in talks to buy fellow chipmaker Altera Corp in a deal likely to top $10 billion, according to a source familiar with the matter, making it Intel's biggest purchase ever and the latest merger in the quickly consolidating semiconductor sector.
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Yahoo, Microsoft extend search partnership talks for 30 days
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc and Microsoft Corp agreed to extend by 30 days the deadline to re-negotiate a ten year search deal, as the two Internet companies attempt to revamp a thorny partnership crafted by former chief executives.
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Apple's Cook joins tech CEOs in blasting Indiana religious freedom law
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc's Tim Cook, one of the most prominent openly gay American CEOs, has joined fellow tech industry chiefs in decrying a controversial Indiana law that opponents say could allow companies to deny services to gay people.
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Communication startup Slack reports data breach
(Reuters) - Slack, a business management services startup, said a security breach in February may have compromised user information including phone number and Skype IDs.
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Hi-tech and Big Data offer hope to battered U.S. oil industry
WILLISTON, N.D. (Reuters) - The tech geeks are coming to the oil industry's rescue.
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Amazon in talks to buy online luxury retailer Net-a-Porter: Forbes
(Reuters) - is in talks to buy online luxury retailer Net-a-porter in what could be the biggest acquisition yet for the e-commerce giant, but the negotiations are in early stages and could fall apart, Forbes reported, citing a person familiar with the matter.
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New apps to help business get in step with mobile customers
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Nine months after Apple and IBM began working together on building mobile apps for businesses, some of the first fruits are about to appear at UK pharmacy chain Boots, which has begun equipping store employees with iPads to serve shoppers in the aisles.
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Valeo's self-driving car systems learn from Safran drones
PARIS (Reuters) - French auto parts maker Valeo plans to draw on drone software and other military technologies from partner Safran to offer self-driving vehicle platforms to carmakers by the end of the decade.
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