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Nokia reaches deal to sell mapping business to automakers

Nokia will get $2.7 billion as net proceeds from the deal of its Here service

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The Internet of things is not paying the rent

Purportedly, the market opportunity for the Internet of things is gargantuan -- but development in the space clearly isn't paying off yet

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The cloud is becoming exactly what it sought to replace

Cloud providers once promised to be different from traditional enterprise software providers. Here's why that didn't happen

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Americas are just 2 weeks away from running out of IPv4 addresses

IT pros are urged to upgrade their public-facing websites to IPv6 as soon as possible

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Despite H-1B lottery, offshore firms dominate visa use

An H-1B lottery arms race may be in progress, as offshore outsourcers with ties to India once again snapped up tens of thousands of skilled-worker visas

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AT&T-DirecTV merger reveals new promises to be broken

The FCC is set to approve the AT&T-DirectTV merger with conditions, despite AT&T's history of broken promises

Oracle tries to beef up copyright case against Android

Google's mobile OS has come to 'permeate the fabric of our society,' Oracle says

Qualcomm plans cuts, may spin off assets

The mobile technology company reported declines in revenue and profit

AT&T's acquisition of DirecTV appears headed for approval with conditions

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler has circulated his recommendation for approval of the deal

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The more customers Microsoft adds to Office 365, the less it makes from each subscriber

Three million more consumers take to 'rent-not-buy' Office, but per-subscriber revenue falls under $50 for the first time

Apple misses iPhone estimates, but sales and profits excel

The company sold fewer phones than expected but still made more money than predicted

Microsoft reports first quarterly loss since 2012 after Nokia write-down

Microsoft's quarterly revenue declined more than 5 percent year over year to $22.2 billion

Facebook, Amazon, Apple pick up spending on lobbying

But Google still outstrips other key tech companies, spending $4.62 million on lobbying in the second quarter

IBM's Q2 sales slide 13 percent on sale of low-end server unit

Hardware revenue slumped 32 percent but was helped by an increase in mainframe sales

Google reports strong earnings, propelling its stock

Growth in the company's revenue, however, has slowed in recent years

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Some enterprise users feel neglected by Apple

If Apple wants to wins hearts and minds of enterprise customers, it can start by showing interest in them

Reddit's new CEO tries to clean up the 'dark side' of the site

The online discussion website is struggling to curb offensive content and even cyberbullying

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Microsoft, Rubio, Sessions and the H-1B ground war

Microsoft is laying off workers, Sen. Marco Rubio is running for president, Sen. Jeff Sessions sees a surplus of unemployed IT workers -- and all are talking about the H-1B visa program

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