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Samsung's strategy to sell cheaper smartphones may hit profits

The South Korean company is struggling in its strategy to fend off Chinese mobile brands

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Two Concur co-founders to leave following SAP acquisition

The departures of Mike Hilton and Raj Singh were planned well in advance, said analysts

Intel pledges $300 million to increase its workforce diversity

CEO Brian Krzanich ended his CES keynote by announcing Intel’s goal of reaching “full representation” of women and underrepresented minorities in its U.S. workforce “at all levels” by 2020.

Sony CEO calls hack vicious, malicious attack

Sony CEO Kaz Hirai began his company's CES press conference by addressing the hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment.

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CSC pays $190M to settle 4-year-old accounting fraud case with SEC

CSC will restate its results for 2010 through 2012, and has promised not to violate US antifraud, reporting and accounting laws in future

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Microsoft’s close call, 2014: The 10 wins and 9 fails of a company racing to transform itself

Microsoft barely made it through 2014 on the positive side, as the company absorbed Nokia's phones and Mojang's Minecraft, introduced Cortana, and put out fires in Windows 8 and Windows Phone. Relive the saga with us here.

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Blackberry reports falling revenue, but loss shrinks

The company is increasing its distribution capability, pinning hopes on sales of its new Passport and Classic smartphones

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Sale of Nigeria's Nitel bogs down in confusion yet again

Arabian Amlak For Investment says it had offered a much higher bid than NATCOM

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Microsoft starts accepting Bitcoin payments for Windows Store, Xbox, Windows Phone

Bitcoin is accepted by Microsoft only in the U.S. for now.

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Skype implicated in EU corporate income tax scandal

Microsoft, which bought Skype in 2011, said it 'modified Skype's business model' after the takeover

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Microsoft, Accenture try to ease the path to the hybrid cloud

A partnership could help large organizations develop hybrid clouds more quickly

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Top 10 Tech stories 2014: Backlash! Disrupting the disruptors

Top stories include Uber's bumpy ascendancy, HP's breakup, Regin malware, Nadella taking reins at Microsoft and Alibaba IPO

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Intel to host Jesse Jackson on tech employee diversity

The meeting on Dec. 10 will have representatives of technology companies and other groups

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Zambia pays loan for Libya's Lap Green, but Zamtel case continues

Zambia to compensate Lap Green for its investment as it fights a court battle over repossession of Zamtel

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Intel to invest US$1.6 billion in China plant to push mobile chip development

The investment over the next 15 years will go toward upgrading Intel's chip plant in Chengdu

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Silicon Valley startups discover power of political lobbying

Uber and others have increased their spending in Washington in recent months