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Tasty! Activision snaps up Candy Crush maker King for $5.9 billion

Activision Blizzard is paying through the nose for King Digital Entertainment to get access to the company's nearly half a billion mobile gamers.

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The 5 biggest takeaways from Apple's Q4 2015 quarterly earnings

Spoiler: They made a lot of money.

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Apple just made $11.1 billion in profit thanks to iPhone sales and growth in China

iPhone sales show no signs of slowing down, and this quarter barely included the 6s or 6s Plus.

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Overhauled Twitter taps ex-Googler Kordestani as executive chairman

Omid Kordestani, who until recently was Google’s chief business officer, is now executive chairman of Twitter.

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Jack Dorsey named Twitter CEO, Bain appointed COO

Twitter has made co-founder Jack Dorsey its new CEO, ending months of speculation and handing him the tough task of turning around the company's sluggish user growth.

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Tim Cook says businesses need to step up where governments don't

Apple's CEO said that he wants large companies like Apple to play a role in solving societal problems when governments can't.


Apple's deal with Cisco will lay out a red carpet for critical iOS apps

Cisco and Apple announced a deal to integrate iOS devices more tightly with enterprise networks and Cisco collaboration tools.

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Tim Cook to Apple investors: Relax

Today's stock market turmoil prompted Apple's CEO to reassure the company's believers.

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Another Uber driver sues, claiming unpaid wages

A California man who drives for Uber has sued the company in federal court, claiming he's owed unpaid wages under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act.

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Here's how Apple's 'mysterious' Frank Fearon really signs his email

The world of Frank Fearon, an Apple engineer who is thought to be working on autonomous car technology, isn't perhaps as cloak and dagger as you were told.

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Apple, Intel cite gains in hiring women and minorities

Since January, Apple said nearly half of its U.S. hires were women, black, Hispanic or Native American.


Apple Pay rival CurrentC could be delayed again as retailers jump ship

The backers of CurrentC want to take the time to “do it right,” but it’s hard to see what else could go wrong at this point.

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Rite Aid back on board with Apple Pay as CurrentC exclusivity expires

The retailer-backed mobile payment service is falling apart before it launches.


Apple Pay rival CurrentC may finally roll out in stores next month

According to a new report, CurrentC doesn't yet have agreements with credit card companies.

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U.S. Senator urges investigation of Apple's music streaming policies

Licensing terms prohibit competing companies from letting consumers know of better music deals