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Four challenges for Twitter's next CEO

Identity problems, slowing user growth and abuse, oh my!


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A match made in heaven? 10 tech mergers that defined the industry

Execs at AOL and Verizon hope their merger will be a story for the ages, not a cautionary tale.

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6 things almost every viral Kickstarter has in common

The best product categories, the best times to launch, the best investor incentives: Learn these and other lessons from the thousand most successful Kickstarter projects ever.

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff

Who's courting Salesforce? IBM, Oracle among top guesses

Other possibilities include SAP, HP, Apple and Microsoft

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Sony's smartphone struggles continue as other areas look up

The company expects all products areas except mobile to make an operating profit during its fiscal 2016

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Microsoft's Nadella describes his subscription dreams as company reports revenue growth

Microsoft reports a decline in profits as the industry moves past Windows XP.

Yahoo, still reliant on PCs, posts earnings that disappoint

Smartphones and tablets account for less than a quarter of Yahoo's ad revenue

Samsung expects big drop in first-quarter profits

The company is battling fierce competition at both ends of the smartphone business

BlackBerry

Will embedded and middleware help save Blackberry?

The financial news for Blackberry is potentially quite bad this week, as it has been for most of the past few years.

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Hot IT skills that will get you hired and well-paid

Where are you going to invest your professional development resources in 2015? Security and big data skills top the list of the fastest growing tech skills, according to recent data from Dice.

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Ellison swings at Salesforce as Oracle's growth sputters

A mixed Q3 earnings report was buoyed by strong cloud revenues

Larry Ellison at Openworld

Five years later, how is the Oracle-Sun marriage working out?

Larry Ellison promised to grow Sun products. Let's look at how well he kept those promises.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Satya Nadella at one year: Grading Microsoft's CEO

Nadella's first year at the Microsoft helm has brought both stunning successes and surprising lapses

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Apple defies law of large numbers by booking bang-up iPhone sales

Apple sold a record 74.5 million iPhones in the December quarter, a record that bested the old one by a whopping 24 million.

Tim Cook

The 6 things you need to know about Apple's best quarter ever

It wasn't just Apple's best quarter ever. It was the best quarter any company has ever had, ever.

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Apple earnings hit record on strong iPhone sales

Apple reported a blockbuster quarter with record revenue, profit and iPhone sales.

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Microsoft's earnings stars include Surface and Office 365, but Windows stumbles

Heavily discounted Windows licenses led to a revenue shortfall of 25 percent year over year, highlighting the importance of successful launch of Windows 10 later this year.

Intel's bought a foothold in tablets, but now it wants to cut its losses

Intel shipped 46 million tablet chips in 2014, exceeding its goal of 40 million

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Samsung buying BlackBerry might be a good idea

Though BlackBerry and Samsung denied talks on a buyout, the companies' strengths are turning complementary

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