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IBM pays GlobalFoundries $1.5 billion to take over IBM's chip-making unit

Yes, you read that right. GlobalFoundries is getting factories, patents, employees -- and a $1.3 billion payment from IBM.

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Disruptive technology reaps cash as venture capital pours in

Investments in software companies through the third quarter surpassed those for all of 2013

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Google misses forecasts, while cost per click also dips

Challenges in the mobile market continue to be a factor, Google says.

Chipmaker AMD will cut staff by 7 percent

AMD's layoff news comes just a week after Lisa Su took over as CEO.

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Oracle sued over employee no-poaching agreement with Google

The former Oracle employee charges the company with restraining competition

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Tech workers now oppose settlement they reached in Silicon Valley hiring case

Google, Apple, Adobe and Intel stand accused of entering into no-hiring agreements

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SAP looks to long-time ally IBM for help expanding in the cloud

The move will give SAP access to a total of 60 data centers around the world

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Europe to get €2.5 billion big data boost from Commission, industry

Europe is lagging behind and urgently needs a big data investment to get on the bandwagon, Neelie Kroes said

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Dell appoints server chief in leadership shuffle

Dell veteran Ashley Gorakhpurwalla will run the company's server business following the departure of Forrest Norrod

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Microsoft's Nadella walks back comment on women's pay raises

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella retracted a comment he had made earlier at a tech conference, where he said women shouldn't ask for pay raises as they would be paid back in good karma.

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Hopes high for HP spinoffs, but PC and printer concerns linger

Some HP customers worry about the future of the PC and printer business without the resources of the combined enterprise.

Symantec's board votes to split the company in two

One company will focus on security and the other on information management, Symantec said.

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Billionaire investor Carl Icahn urges Tim Cook to buy back Apple shares, make TVs

Icahn's open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook is full of advice, but he thinks Cook is doing a good job.

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Apple is now 5th largest PC maker in the world

IDC says Apple surpassed Asus to crack into the top 5 global PC makers--though numbers from rival firm Gartner disagree.

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Symantec may split into separate security and storage businesses

The reported plans are in line with similar strategies announced by Hewlett-Packard and eBay