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Store closure marks the end of an era in Tokyo's Akihabara

Tokyo's world-famous Akihabara district lost one of its signature stores on Saturday, and with it a piece of the area's rich electronics history faded away.

More PC sales than expected may bolster Microsoft's profit

Microsoft will probably report better than expected Windows revenue when it issues its third-quarter earnings numbers this month, based on PC shipment estimates by research firm IDC.

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DRAM prices jump after Hynix manufacturing facility fire

DRAM prices are already up 35 percent since the recent fire at Hynix's plant in Wuxi, China, and supply is not expected to be restored until the first half of 2014.

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BlackBerry's sale: A FAQ

Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry is being taken private by one of its largest shareholders. Here's a quick primer to get you up to date on the news and what it means for customers and the industry.

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DRAM prices jump despite reasurrances after facility fire

Prices of DRAM chips have continued to climb after a major Hynix FAB plant was damaged by fire last week.

As Elop returns to Microsoft, odds shift for CEO choice

Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop has moved into a commanding position as the overwhelming favorite to win the CEO job at Microsoft, according to online bookmakers.

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Verizon shells out $130 billion to Vodafone for mobile unit

Verizon Communications has reached an agreement to buy Vodafone Group's 45 percent stake in its Verizon Wireless subsidiary for $130 billion.

RIM CEO Thorsten Heins introduces the BlackBerry Z10 and the Q10.

BlackBerry's 5 bad calls that doom the company

BlackBerry has announced that it is has essentially put itself up for sale. So where did it all go wrong for Canadian firm which was once a leader in the mobile industry?

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Dell profit slides 72 percent as privatization battle drags on

Dell reported a 72 percent drop in profit on Thursday, a month before an expected shareholder vote that could shape the future of the company.

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Dish is likely eyeing new acquisitions after losing Sprint

As the dust settles after SoftBank's $21.6 billion acquisition of Sprint, losing bidder Dish Network may be just getting started at stirring up the U.S. mobile industry.