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Hirai remakes Sony in first year as CEO, now must win consumers

In his first year as Sony CEO, Kazuo Hirai has remade the company, cutting thousands of jobs, selling off large businesses and core properties, and moving divisions around the world.


Analysts: Dell could be unstable if alternative bids accepted

A long battle looms as bids are evaluated to take over Dell, but analysts are warning customers of operational instability if an alternative proposal to acquire the company is accepted.

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Apple buys indoor mapping app startup WiFiSlam

Apple has acquired mapping startup WiFiSlam, which is developing an indoor location service for smartphones, Apple said Monday.


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FCC chairman Genachowski announces his resignation

U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski announced Friday he will soon step down, following months of rumors that he would resign early this year.

Gender gap? In tech salaries, it's all gone, Dice reports

Since 2009, pay has been equal for men and women with equivalent levels of experience, education, and job titles, the careers site says.

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Linksys brand name survives as Belkin takes over from Cisco

Belkin has completed its acquisition of Linksys and will keep the longtime home networking company's brand, products, and support channels.

Can Samsung innovate?

Samsung sells more mobile phones, and more smartphones, than any other company. It competes in all markets, from the high-end down, and is pouring its record profits into expansion and advertising. The question now is whether the Korean giant can deliver the kind of totally new devices that rivals like Apple have.


Dell, Icahn in confidentiality agreement as buyout opposition grows

Dell on Monday said it had signed a confidentiality agreement with investor Carl Icahn, who has vocally opposed the company's proposed plan to be acquired for US$24.4 billion in a leveraged buyout.

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Alibaba picks 'low-profile' exec to replace Jack Ma as CEO

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group named its new CEO to replace Jack Ma, choosing from within its ranks long-time company executive Jonathan Lu, who will start in his new role on May 10.

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Sony chairman, ex-CEO Stringer to leave amid restructuring

Sony chairman and former CEO Howard Stringer, who has been at the company since 1997, will be leaving the company in June.