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Rex Crum / Mercury News:
Hong Kong's VTech to acquire LeapFrog, maker of electronic educational toys, for $72M   —  LeapFrog jumps to be acquired by VTech for $72 million  —  EMERYVILLE — LeapFrog Enterprises, the maker of well-known electronic educational toys for children, said Friday it has agreed to be acquired …
Feb 8, 2016, 12:50 PMIn context
Pete Carey / Mercury News:
Oracle building new facility for Design Tech High School, a free public charter school, on its campus in Redwood City, slated to open fall 2017   —  Oracle to build high school at its headquarters campus  —  REDWOOD CITY — Oracle said Tuesday it will build a home on its corporate campus …
Oct 28, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
Howard Mintz / Mercury News:
Samsung plans to petition to US Supreme Court the 2012 verdict that it violated Apple's patents   —  Apple v. Samsung: Samsung plans to appeal to U.S. Supreme Court  —  Samsung plans to ask the U.S. Supreme Court by November to hear its appeal of a San Jose federal jury's stinging 2012 verdict …
Aug 22, 2015, 1:25 PMIn context
Howard Mintz / Mercury News:
US Court of Appeals rejects Samsung's request for rehearing of patent case against Apple   —  Apple v. Samsung: court rejects Samsung's latest appeal  —  A federal appeals court Thursday refused to re-examine Samsung's appeal of a stinging 2012 jury verdict that found the tech giant violated Apple's iPhone patents.
Aug 14, 2015, 11:05 PMIn context
Heather Somerville / Mercury News:
Lyft forgoes global expansion in favor of U.S. market domination   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Lyft has walked back years of promises about a global expansion, and instead the car-booking company is doubling down on the U.S. market, hoping to beat its biggest foe here at home.
Aug 1, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Matt O'Brien / Mercury News:
Yahoo launches Daily Fantasy sports product in 45 states, allows users to pay up to $600/day, takes about 10% in fees   —  Yahoo amps up fantasy sports, allowing users to compete for money  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Hoping to amp up an American addiction to fantasy sports that already drives legions …
Jul 8, 2015, 8:50 PMIn context
Pete Carey / Mercury News:
HP reaches $100 million settlement over Autonomy acquisition   —  PALO ALTO — Hewlett-Packard said Tuesday that it has reached a $100 million settlement in a shareholder lawsuit over its troubled 2011 acquisition of British data firm Autonomy.  —  The company's insurers will pay the money …
Jun 9, 2015, 12:10 PMIn context
Heather Somerville / Mercury News:
Software maker Apigee raises $87M in IPO, shares close down 1.88% from $17 IPO price   —  Apigee makes Wall Street debut with $87 million IPO  —  SAN JOSE — Shares of software maker Apigee popped 17 percent when the firm joined Wall Street Friday, becoming the second public offering …
Apr 24, 2015, 4:12 PMIn context
Matt O'Brien / Mercury News:
FTC asked to investigate YouTube Kids for deceptively targeting toddlers with ads   —  MOUNTAIN VIEW — Prominent consumer and child advocacy groups Tuesday will ask the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Google's new YouTube Kids application, arguing that the search engine giant is unfairly …
Apr 7, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Jeremy C. Owens / Mercury News:
Cypress Semiconductor and Spansion complete $5B merger, company plans to lay off 1,600 workers worldwide within three weeks   —  Exclusive: Hundreds being laid off as Cypress and Spansion merge in $5B deal, internal memo shows  —  Today: The merger of Silicon Valley chip companies Cypress Semiconductor …
Mar 12, 2015, 7:45 PMIn context

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