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Jury finds Samsung infringed some Apple patents, must pay $120M in damages

Number of patents, jury award both less than Apple was seeking.

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Wall Street Beat: Internet stocks under the gun

Fierce competition among social media and e-commerce companies, and the need to spend money, are making investors nervous

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DOJ reaches settlement with eBay to end no-poach hiring deals

The proposed settlement would bar eBay from entering into no-hire agreements with other tech firms

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Report: AT&T wants to buy DirecTV

The combined company would have about 27 million TV subscribers

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New CEO tries to break Acer's reliance on PCs

Jason Chen is moving the company into wearables and other non-PC segments

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Bitcoin traders agree to settlement in Mt. Gox class-action suit

Plans call to revive the exchange -- which will be called New Gox -- are being drafted as well.

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Big data hype didn't speed growth in the BI market, Gartner says

Most companies haven't deployed big data projects yet, despite all the hype

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New Bitcoin student club at MIT will promote the virtual currency

All undergraduates will be offered $100 in bitcoins

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Nokia names Rajeev Suri as new CEO, reports phone sales drop

Microsoft faces a challenge as Nokia discloses waning phone sales. Meanwhile, Nokia names its network chief as its new chief executive.

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Samsung prepares lower-end phones as Q1 operating profit falls

Samsung is preparing more lower-end phones for emerging markets

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Tibco scoops up analytics vendor Jaspersoft for $185 million

Jaspersoft's BI tools will complement Tibco's Spotfire cloud analytics service

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China's Alibaba sets up JV in mobile search

UC Web, a mobile browser company, has a controlling stake in the joint venture

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Wall Street Beat: Mobile, cloud are key to tech earnings

Facebook, Microsoft, Apple and Amazon weigh in with earnings

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Smartphone lull a golden opportunity for Microsoft

But the company has a lot of work to do if it wants to catch up to iOS and Android.

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The phone is the key to everything: Microsoft now owns Nokia's device business

Nokia's phones are now Microsoft's phones as the push towards Windows Everywhere continues