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  • BlackBerry buyout collapses, putting new pressure on it to remake itself

    BlackBerry buyout collapses, putting new pressure on it to remake itself
    With BlackBerry's latest upheaval, the troubled company is again facing pressure to ditch its smartphones. In a stunning turn of events, BlackBerry announced Monday that a tentative deal to sell itself to a Canadian financial services holding company...
  • CEO Dick Costolo is helping Twitter IPO take flight

    CEO Dick Costolo is helping Twitter IPO take flight
    SAN FRANCISCO — Dick Costolo doesn't fit the profile of a typical tech start-up chief executive. He's not a twentysomething college dropout. He didn't start Twitter Inc. in his dorm room. And he doesn't wear a hoodie. At 50, with a balding...
  • Comcast downplays Netflix talks, still adding broadband subscribers

    Comcast downplays Netflix talks, still adding broadband subscribers
    Comcast executives downplayed speculation that it was near a deal with Netflix to add the streaming service to its cable set-top boxes. On a conference call with analysts to discuss the cable and programming giant's third-quarter results, Comcast...
  • RIP Blockbuster Video. CBS on a roll. Rich Eisen scores.

    RIP Blockbuster Video. CBS on a roll. Rich Eisen scores.
    After the coffee. Before getting home in time for the Redskins game. The Skinny: If the Redskins win tonight, there is a chance the season won't be a total disaster. Fingers crossed! Thursday's roundup includes obituaries on Blockbuster, which will...
  • 'League of Legends' video game maker to move to West L.A.

    'League of Legends' video game maker to move to West L.A.
    The maker of the international online video game hit "League of Legends" will move to a five-building office campus in West Los Angeles after signing what was described as the biggest new office lease in Southern California in five years. Up-and-...
  • Tesla confirms 3rd fire in a Model S hatchback in five weeks

    Tesla confirms 3rd fire in a Model S hatchback in five weeks
    For most of this year, Tesla Motors has looked like the next Google or Apple. Its stock soared about 470% as Wall Street analysts characterized the business as a small but revolutionary automaker that acted like a tech company — disrupting the...
  • Twitter shares soar 73% in IPO

    Twitter shares soar 73% in IPO
    NEW YORK — In a mere instant — or about the time it takes to send a 140-character message — Twitter became one of the Internet's most valuable properties, capping a dizzying seven-year rise from scrappy start-up to a major publicly...
  • Microsoft plays up Xbox One's entertainment features

    Microsoft plays up Xbox One's entertainment features
    Microsoft Corp., looking to build anticipation for the new Xbox One video game console, emphasized the entertainment features of the device. The struggling Seattle technology giant has been positioning the successor to its Xbox 360 as an all-in-one...
  • Netflix bulks up with Marvel superheroes

    Netflix bulks up with Marvel superheroes
    Netflix is bulking up its programming with a roster of new Marvel superheroes. The online movie and television service struck a deal with Walt Disney Co. to develop original live-action TV series based on four of Marvel's lesser-known comic book...
  • T-Mobile CEO hints at iPad that would work with his carrier's service

    T-Mobile CEO hints at iPad that would work with his carrier's service
    A tweet by T-Mobile's chief executive may be a clue for what to expect from Apple's media event next week. John Legere, the head of the Seattle-based carrier, sent a tweet on Wednesday expressing his excitement for the event. "What has two thumbs...
  • Messaging software Yapmo helps real estate agents, sellers — quietly

    Messaging software Yapmo helps real estate agents, sellers — quietly
    Yapmo, an internal communication program designed to replace inefficient group communications, has unexpectedly found a niche in the real estate sector. Agents are using it to help sellers price their houses and, in some cases, to sell properties before...