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HP's PC group cranks up design, gaming efforts ahead of spin-off

HP's PC group is trying to establish a strong brand identity before it splits into a separate company.

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Apple, A123 to settle lawsuit over poached battery engineers

The two companies face a May 27 deadline on a motion to move the case, but a settlement is near, say court documents

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Salesforce teams with Sage, spawns new cloud platform for SMBs

Built on Salesforce 1, Sage Life aims to help small companies connect customer, accounting, payroll and finance data in one system

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Verizon and Sprint to pay a total of $158M for unauthorized text billing

The carriers agreed to settlements after federal complaints that they allowed charges to be crammed onto customer bills

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$4.4 billion AOL buy can make Verizon more than just another dumb pipe

Verizon already had ambitions of being a content creator, but an AOL buy would help broaden those ambitions.

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Verizon buys AOL for $4.4 billion

The operator wants more content and an advertising platform as it looks for new ways to make money

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, May 12

Verizon makes bid for AOL ... Public Wi-Fi set for speed boost ... Mac security product opens critical hole on Macs

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Senator urges government research to counter rogue drones

The Department of Transportation should look into ways to protect sensitive areas like airports, Warner says.

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Good reviews spell bad legal news for Airbnb host

The subletting of low-income rental houses is a growing problem, real estate agent says.

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FCC denies requests to delay net neutrality rules

The ageny still faces seven lawuits challenging the regulations

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US man pleads no contest to operating revenge porn site

WinByState.com posted nude photos of women and charged them a fee to have the photos removed

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In run-up to bitcoin regulations, New York issues trust company charter to itBit

With its trust company charter, itBit is subject to the same government oversight as other financial institutions

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Cross Microsoft off the list of potential Salesforce suitors -- and maybe everyone

Microsoft considers Salesforce's almost $50 billion market valuation too high, report says