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  • DataStax raises $106 million to take on Oracle, Microsoft

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - DataStax, which helps companies deal with the vast troves of data scattered around the Internet, said it had raised $106 million, further enabling it take on incumbents such as Oracle Corp and Microsoft Corp . DataStax uses a...
  • Microsoft, publishers try to stop 'catastrophic' Google EU deal

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Google's antitrust deal with EU regulators was criticized by Microsoft and other competitors in a last-ditch attempt to influence European Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia before he leaves office at the end of October. The...
  • Microsoft launches new 'affordable flagship' Lumia smartphone

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Fresh from acquiring Nokia's handset business, Microsoft unveiled the first of its new range of Lumia smartphones on Thursday, priced to challenge a market dominated by volume leader Samsung and Apple Inc. A week before Apple is...
  • NFL Now Adds 2 Shows, Expands to Yahoo and More Devices for Regular-Season Debut

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The National Football League is stocking its NFL Now online network with two new original series and has launched on five additional platforms leading up to the kickoff the 2014-15 regular season as the league hopes to super-...
  • Tribune Media's Gracenote Acquires Baseline for $50 Million Cash

    Tribune Media Co.'s Gracenote entertainment-metadata division has acquired Baseline, which sells film and TV information services to studios and entertainment providers, for $50 million in cash as the company looks to broaden its footprint and better...
  • WME Invests in DWNLD App Creator

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - WME has made an undisclosed investment in DWNLD, a mobile platform that enables individuals to create and publish their own apps. The service, that officially launched this week, is positioned as an affordable option for...
  • With DWNLD, online stars can build apps in moments

    With DWNLD, online stars can build apps in moments
    What began as one fashion writer’s mission to build an app for her blog has morphed into an app-building tool that’s backed by $2 million in seed funding and being used by actress Kristin Cavallari, model Molly Sims, web magazine xoJane and...
  • Amazon's tax maneuvers stir up storm in U.K.

    LONDON Andrew Cecil couldn't look more uncomfortable. It's Nov. 12, 2012, and Cecil, Amazon.com's director of public policy in Europe, is being grilled by the Public Accounts Committee in the House of Commons in Parliament. Charred may be a better word....
  • Fame game: Celebrity sports ownership

    Fame game: Celebrity sports ownership
    Michael Jordan Team: Charlotte Bobcats/Hornets League: NBA Ownership: Majority owner since March 17, 2010 Championships: None Records: 115-213 (since March 17, 2010) Notes: The Bulls legend held minor stakes in the Washington Wizards in 2000-...
  • More foreign companies are feeling unwelcome in China, survey finds

    More foreign firms are feeling unwelcome in China, the American Chamber of Commerce in China said as it released the results of a survey about the business climate in the world's second-largest economy. The lobbying group said Tuesday that 60% of 163...
  • Google renames its commercial services in play for more corporate business

    SAN FRANCISCO Google is introducing a new name for the software and services that it sells to businesses, as the well-known consumer Internet company makes its play for a bigger chunk of the lucrative commercial tech market. "This is one of the big...