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  • BlackBerry buyout collapses, putting new pressure on it to remake itself

    BlackBerry buyout collapses, putting new pressure on it to remake itself
    With BlackBerry's latest upheaval, the troubled company is again facing pressure to ditch its smartphones. In a stunning turn of events, BlackBerry announced Monday that a tentative deal to sell itself to a Canadian financial services holding company...
  • ABC rolling out Watch ABC app to Los Angeles and other markets

    ABC rolling out Watch ABC app to Los Angeles and other markets
    Watch ABC, the online streaming service of Walt Disney Co.'s ABC broadcast network, is being rolled out to several more markets this week including Los Angeles. Launched in New York and Philadelphia in May, Watch ABC provides a live stream of...
  • James Martin dies at 79; futurist who predicted the rise of the Internet

    James Martin dies at 79; futurist who predicted the rise of the Internet
    British futurist James Martin, who predicted the ubiquity of computers and foretold the rise of the Internet in "The Wired Society," a 1978 book that was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, has died near his private island in Bermuda. He was 79. Authorities...
  • Tribune Co. buys 19 television stations in $2.7-billion deal

    Tribune Co. buys 19 television stations in $2.7-billion deal
    Tribune Co. has agreed to purchase 19 television stations owned by Local TV Holdings in a $2.73-billion deal that is expected to make Tribune the largest television station group in the country. Tribune and Local TV Holdings said early Monday that...
  • Zynga's Pincus steps down as CEO, succeeded by Microsoft Xbox exec

    Zynga's Pincus steps down as CEO, succeeded by Microsoft Xbox exec
    Mark Pincus is stepping down as chief executive of Zynga Inc., the social video game company he founded, and will be replaced by Don Mattrick, the head of Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox business, the company said Monday. Zynga's stock surged on word of the...
  • Apple kicks off back-to-school deals with discounts and gift cards

    Apple kicks off back-to-school deals with discounts and gift cards
    Apple's annual back-to-school promotion kicked off Tuesday with discounts on computers and gift cards for college students and K-12 educators purchasing Macs, iPhones and iPads. Qualifying customers purchasing a new Mac will receive a $100 gift card...
  • Slacker CEO Jim Cady talks streaming music business

    Slacker CEO Jim Cady talks streaming music business
    With the recent launches of Apple Inc.’s iTunes Radio and Google Play Music All Access, there’s no shortage of options for people who want personalized digital music on demand. Slacker Inc., which launched its first radio service in 2007,...
  • DirecTV among pay-TV distributors seeking over the top rights

    DirecTV among pay-TV distributors seeking over the top rights
    Some of the nation's biggest pay-TV distributors are seeking to secure so-called over-the-top, or OTT, rights from programmers, according to several industry executives. The efforts, if successful, could ultimately clear the way for the demise of the...
  • HTC, Samsung disappoint as smartphone sales slow

    HTC, Samsung disappoint as smartphone sales slow
    Underwhelming sales of the HTC One and the Samsung Galaxy S4 led the two phone-making technology giants to miss analysts' quarterly profit estimates, according to preliminary earnings reports released Friday. In the quarter ended June 30, HTC Corp....
  • NSA spying fuels EU concerns about U.S.-based cloud services

    The fallout from the National Security Agency's secret surveillance programs unmasked last month is spreading to companies such as Amazon, Rackspace and SoftLayer. The U.S.-based cloud-computing providers stand to lose out on billions of dollars if they...
  • Five questions with Rohit Patel

    Five questions with Rohit Patel
    You might not have heard of Intelect Corp., but you can hear FM radio in Baltimore's Fort McHenry and Harbor tunnels thanks to the company's engineering. Rohit H. Patel started the Baltimore technology firm in 1995 after working for the Maryland Transit...