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Matt Clinch / CNBC:
Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb blames Apple for the country's credit rating downgrade   —  How Apple prompted this country's downgrade  —  Finland's Prime Minister Alexander Stubb says the iPhone killed the once-dominant Nokia and the iPad killed the country's paper industry …
Oct 13, 2014, 9:50 AMIn context
David Faber / CNBC:
John Donahoe to step down as CEO of eBay after eBay and PayPal split takes effect in 2015, replaced by Devin Wenig   —  EBay and PayPal to split into two separately traded companies  —  After spending much of this year explaining why its two businesses are best left together …
Sep 30, 2014, 7:20 AMIn context
Everett Rosenfeld / CNBC:
Bitcoin drops as much as 11% in the past day to below $382, lowest since April   —  Bitcoin tanks, is Alibaba to blame?  —  The price of bitcoin has plummeted in the past few days, and some are blaming the Alibaba IPO for the virtual currency's fall.  —  Touching as low as $381.17 earlier Friday …
Sep 19, 2014, 2:55 PMIn context
Matthew J. Belvedere / CNBC:
Peter Thiel: Twitter execs probably smoke pot, Uber most ethically challenged company   —  Peter Thiel on Twitter and pot, Google, Uber and gay CEOs  —  Peter Thiel, PayPal co-founder, provides his play on social media company Twitter.  —  Silicon Valley venture capitalist Peter Thiel …
Sep 17, 2014, 10:10 AMIn context
Ari Levy / CNBC:
Square raising $200M, partly from Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, at $6B valuation   —  In raising cash, Square heads for $6B valuation: Sources  —  Square, the payments provider that turns any smartphone into a credit card terminal, is in the process of raising capital …
Aug 27, 2014, 12:35 AMIn context
Karma Allen / CNBC:
Cisco cutting 8% of workforce, or 6,000 jobs, in restructuring plan   —  Cisco is reporting EPS of $0.55 ex-items on revenue of $12.36 billion, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.  —  Cisco Systems delivered quarterly earnings and revenue that surpassed analysts' expectations on Wednesday and posted …
Aug 13, 2014, 5:15 PMIn context
CNBC:
Apple touts record App Store revenue, record number of customers making transactions in July   —  Apple says July was record-setting month for app store revenue  —  Apple's app store saw record-setting revenue numbers in July, the company told CNBC.  The Cupertino-based company …
Aug 5, 2014, 2:00 PMIn context
CNBC:
US Copyright Office says Aereo not a cable company under terms of Copyright Act   —  US copyright officials have told Aereo that they do not consider it a “cable company” under the terms of copyright law, according to a letter obtained by CNBC.  Aereo, which lost a key Supreme Court ruling …
Jul 17, 2014, 12:15 PMIn context
Jenny Cosgrave / CNBC:
Apple hires sales director of luxury Swiss watch maker TAG Heuer to help with the iWatch launch   —  Apple poaches Swiss watch exec for iWatch launch  —  Apple has hired the sales director of luxury Swiss watch maker TAG Heuer to help with the launch of its new iWatch …
Jul 4, 2014, 9:20 AMIn context
Chris Morris / CNBC:
Google bans porn from its ad network   —  Google is getting out of the porn advertising business.  The changes, which went into effect late Monday, prohibit any promotion of most sexually themed sites, specifically those that feature “graphic sexual acts with intent to arouse including sex acts such as masturbation.”
Jul 2, 2014, 11:45 PMIn context

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Rackspace:
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