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China economic uncertainty a potential risk for U.S. chipmakers

Published 07/07/2015

SAN FRANCISCO Tumbling markets and economic uncertainty in China pose a risk to major chipmakers such as Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) that derive a big portion [more…]

Microsoft hands display ads to AOL, maps to Uber

Published 29/06/2015

SEATTLE Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) said on Monday it will hand over its display advertising business to AOL Inc and sell some map-generating technology to ride-hailing [more…]

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Published 07/05/2014

A clothing designer area is pictured at TechShop in the South of Market neighborhood in San Francisco, California April 24, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

In the shadow of Internet monoliths such as Facebook, Google and Twitter, it's easy to forget that Silicon Valley got its start from hard-scrabble tinkerers building radios, microchips and other devices.

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Published 01/05/2014

A Cisco office is pictured in San Diego, California November 12, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Cisco's corporate venture-capital arm said it would deploy $150 million to start-up companies over the next two to three years, accelerating its investments into areas such as Internet-enabled communication between objects.

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Published 21/04/2014

Square Inc has been in talks with several rivals for a possible sale as the mobile payments startup looks to stem widening losses and dwindling cash, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Mobile payment startup Square plans sale as losses widen: WSJ

Mobile payment startup Square plans sale as losses widen: WSJ

Published 21/04/2014

Square Inc has been in talks with several rivals for a possible sale as the mobile payments startup looks to stem widening losses and dwindling [more…]

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Published 16/04/2014

Major technology companies like Google and BlackBerry provide mentoring services to companies within Communitech in Kitchener's historic Tannery District in Kitchener, Ontario, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Euan Rocha

The troubles at BlackBerry Ltd, which fired more than half its staff and lost more than 90 percent of its market value as consumers shunned its smart phones, might have spelled disaster for the company's hometown of Waterloo, Ontario. Instead, there are hot sports cars in the streets and new companies filling the refurbished office buildings.

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BlackBerry`s meltdown sparks start-up boom in Canada`s Silicon Valley

BlackBerry`s meltdown sparks start-up boom in Canada`s Silicon Valley

Published 16/04/2014

Major technology companies like Google and BlackBerry provide mentoring services to companies within Communitech in Kitchener's historic Tannery District in Kitchener, Ontario, March 18, 2014. REUTERS/Euan Rocha

The troubles at BlackBerry Ltd, which fired more than half its staff and lost more than 90 percent of its market value as consumers shunned its smart phones, might have spelled disaster for the company's hometown of Waterloo, Ontario. Instead, there are hot sports cars in the streets and new companies filling the refurbished office buildings.

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