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Wal-Mart on Blu-ray bandwagon   —  Retailer will only sell Sony's hi-def movie discs, phasing out Toshiba's HD-DVD discs in its 4,000 Wal-Mart and Sam's Club stores this year.  —  NEW YORK ( — National discount retailer Wal-Mart announced Friday that it had decided …
Feb 15, 2008, 2:10 PMIn context
Michal Lev-Ram / Business and financial news:
Yahoo shareholders speak out   —  Now that Yahoo has officially spurned Microsoft's $44.6 billion buyout bid, Yahoo shareholders are coming out of the woodwork.  Judging by what the most vocal ones have said so far, it's clear they believe that selling — albeit at a higher price — is the way to go.
Feb 12, 2008, 7:15 PMIn context
Chris Isidore /
Microsoft shoots back at Yahoo   —  Software giant says rejection of $45 billion offer is ‘unfortunate.’  —  NEW YORK ( — Microsoft Corp. fired back at Yahoo on Monday, signaling that it wasn't planning to back down and calling Yahoo's decision to reject its $45 billion unsolicited bid “unfortunate.”
Feb 11, 2008, 11:55 AMIn context
Chris Isidore / Company news:
Time Warner may shed AOL unit   —  Media conglomerate says it may sell part of AOL and spin-off more of Time Warner Cable.  Company also sees slower earnings growth in '08.  —  NEW YORK ( — Time Warner's new chief executive officer confirmed Wednesday that the media company …
Feb 6, 2008, 2:15 PMIn context
Chris Isidore /
Microsoft bids $45 billion for Yahoo   —  Software giant makes cash and stock offer of $31 a share, a 62% premium from Yahoo's closing price on Thursday.  —  NEW YORK ( — Microsoft made an unsolicited $44.6 billion cash and stock bid for Yahoo Friday, a deal that could shake …
Feb 1, 2008, 8:10 AMIn context
Aaron Smith / Company news:
Oracle, BEA Systems in $8.5B deal   —  Activist investor Carl Icahn, BEA's largest shareholder, had been advocating a merger.  —  NEW YORK ( — Software giant Oracle Corp. reached a deal to buy rival BEA Systems Inc. for $8.5 billion Wednesday, just months after its initial offer was rebuffed.
Jan 16, 2008, 11:30 AMIn context
Michal Lev-Ram / Business and financial news:
Pricey battle over tomorrow's cellphones   —  Half the world doesn't even own a mobile phone but wireless carriers are already fighting over the next-generation cellular network.  —  Consumers may care less about whether they'll be using WiMAX, LTE or UMB to download video to their phones or browse the Web faster than ever before.
Dec 19, 2007, 10:10 AMIn context
Business and financial news:
Cell spending to top land lines   —  In 2007, U.S. households are likely to have spent more money on cell phones than on traditional land lines for the first time, analysts say.  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — With Americans cutting the cord to their land lines, 2007 is likely to be the first calendar year …
Dec 18, 2007, 11:45 PMIn context
Mark Halper / Business and financial news:
Mobile makers shake up music biz   —  Nokia and Sony Ericsson threaten cellular carriers with their new music plans.  —  NEW YORK (Fortune Magazine) — Mobile operators are losing their grip on the mobile-music business.  The latest threats: a planned free service from handset vendor Nokia …
Dec 14, 2007, 1:15 PMIn context
Business and financial news:
Palm lays off 10% of work force   —  Source says the struggling maker of the Treo is cutting more than 100 jobs in an effort to cut costs.  —  SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Palm Inc., the troubled maker of Treo smart phones, laid off about 10 percent of its work force this week to cut expenses …
Dec 14, 2007, 9:45 AMIn context

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