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NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's No. 2 executive, Sheryl Sandberg, has become the first woman on the social-networking company's board of directors.
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal jury on Monday awarded $956 million to U.S. media group Liberty Media after concluding that the French entertainment group Vivendi deceived it in a decade-old deal involving the USA Networks.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft is buying Internet startup Yammer for $1.2 billion in an attempt to bring Facebook-like sharing features to its widely used suite of business software applications.
ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (AP) — Quest Software Inc. said Monday that it received a higher buyout offer worth about $2.32 billion from an unnamed buyer, ramping up the battle for the technology services provider.
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion dove to a nine-year low Monday after Morgan Stanley downgraded the stock, saying RIM's challenges are piling up.
NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon Wireless on Monday said that it has agreed to sell some wireless spectrum rights to T-Mobile USA and swap others, in a continuing quest to get regulators to approve a bigger spectrum deal it has worked out with a consortium of cable companies and another wireless carrier.
NEW YORK (AP) — The organization in charge of creating hundreds of additional Internet address suffixes to rival ".com" has suspended the Web-based system it set up to help decide the order in which it will review new address proposals.
LONDON (AP) — Two British hackers linked to the notorious Lulz Security group pleaded guilty to a slew of computer crimes Monday, the latest blow against online miscreants whose exploits have grabbed headlines and embarrassed governments around the world.
TOKYO (AP) — Long-time Japanese rivals Sony Corp. and Panasonic Corp. are working together to develop next-generation TV panels called OLEDs in a reversal of decades of rivalry as they try to catch up with South Korea's Samsung Electronics.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co., the world's top mobile phone maker, said Monday it expects global sales of the latest Galaxy smartphone to surpass 10 million in July even as it struggles to keep up with demand because of component shortages.