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Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
News Corp Buys Storyful, A Site That Finds News Stories On Social Media, For $25 Million   —  News Corp announced today that it bought Storyful, a startup that finds news on social media, for $25 million.  —  Here's the release:  —  Accelerating News Corp's digital transformation and video strategy …
Dec 20, 2013, 9:00 AMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
Apple Designer Jony Ive Explains What Steve Jobs Taught Him About Making Great Products   —  Apple's design boss Jony Ive and designer Marc Newson curated a collection of products they'll auction off at Sotheby's for U2 singer Bono's AIDs charity, (RED).  —  There are a bunch of cool things …
Nov 22, 2013, 7:50 PMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
MICROSOFT CEO STEVE BALLMER TO RETIRE WITHIN A YEAR   —  Microsoft announced today that CEO Steve Ballmer will retire from his position within 12 months.  —  The company's board has begun the process of looking for a new CEO.  The board's director John Thompson will lead a committee that includes Bill Gates to find a new CEO.
Aug 23, 2013, 9:03 AMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
Cisco Said It Will Fire 4,000 People Next Year And The Stock Is Tanking After Hours   —  Cisco announced today that it plans to lay off 4,000 employees starting in the first quarter of 2014.  —  That's about 5% of its work force.  —  The news comes as the company reported earnings for last quarter.
Aug 14, 2013, 5:15 PMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
Facebook Stock Opens Up 26% After Last Night's Big Earnings Beat   —  Facebook's stock is up 31% in off-hours trading as of this writing following a glowing earnings report from the company yesterday.  —  Most importantly, Facebook showed significant revenue growth in mobile ads …
Jul 25, 2013, 9:50 AMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
Motorola Will Announce Its New Smartphone, The Moto X, On August 1   —  Motorola sent out invitations today for a press event on August 1 where it will announce its new flagship smartphone, the Moto X.  —  Motorola hasn't been shy about teasing the Moto X over the last few months.
Jul 19, 2013, 4:35 PMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
Google Cut 5,383 Jobs At Motorola Last Quarter   —  Google cut 5,383 jobs at Motorola Mobility last quarter, according to its earnings report released last night.  —  AndroidBeat was the first site we saw to spot this nugget from the release:  —  On a worldwide basis …
Jul 19, 2013, 2:55 PMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
Following Poor Sales Of Its New Smartphones, BlackBerry Fires Its Head Of US Sales   —  BlackBerry quietly fired its head of US Sales, Richard Piasentin, last month.  —  The Wall Street Journal confirmed Piasentin's ouster following BlackBerry's shareholder's meeting yesterday.
Jul 10, 2013, 9:50 AMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
BBM Is Not Coming To iPhone And Android On June 27   —  There's a report spreading around today that BBM is coming to iPhones and Android devices on June 27.  —  The report is based on a tweet from T-Mobile's UK account, but the tweet has been deleted.  —  According to a source with knowledge …
Jun 6, 2013, 12:55 PMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
Everything We Expect Google To Announce At Its Biggest Event Of The Year Next Week   —  Google's biggest event of the year, the I/O developers conference, kicks off next week with a lengthy three-hour (!) keynote where the company is expected to go over a slew of new products and services that'll be rolling out in the weeks to come.
May 12, 2013, 7:25 AMIn context

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