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Custom server makers find a niche in volatile market

Server market revenue declines in the fourth quarter, but white-box server makers thrive.

Hulu sells Japan business to focus on US

The sale to Nippon TV marks an end to Hulu's international aspirations.

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Comcast, Netflix reach interconnection deal

The agreement comes after Netflix publicly released data showing a decrease in streaming speeds to broadband customers

Twitter enters adolescence, seeks its next adventure

Twitter faces growing pressure to attract new users and dramatically increase engagement on the platform. Can it ever rival the numbers and growth of Facebook?

How hackathons can become more female-friendly

Women seem particularly scarce at hackathons; this nonscientific survey offers suggestions for making them feel more welcome.

Can online music services ever really succeed?

The music subscription sector is intrinsically unprofitable, largely because of the demands of the music industry, a study concludes.

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By ditching Motorola, Google shifts its focus to gadgets

With its sale of Motorola Mobility sale to Lenovo, Google is narrowing its focus on robots, Google Glass and smart homes.

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Facebook gears up for its 10th birthday

The social network, now a billion-plus members strong, has reached the end of its first decade.

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Yahoo buys virtual worlds gaming company Cloud Party

Acquisition of the company and its staff helps to improve Yahoo's own engineering prowess.

Intel to reduce its workforce by 5 percent this year

The chip giant sees the PC market stabilizing, but forecasts a year of flat sales ahead.