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  • US top court weighs patent protection for software Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 7:19 AM ET

    The U.S. Supreme Court will delve into the hotly contested question of when software is eligible for patent protection.

  • WASHINGTON, March 31- The U.S. Supreme Court will on Monday delve into the hotly contested question of when software is eligible for patent protection. Google Inc, Dell Inc, Verizon Communications Inc, Microsoft Corp, Hewlett-Packard Co and engine manufacturer Cummins Inc, are among the companies that have filed legal papers weighing in on the issue.

  • Turbulence ahead? Friday's session should be key Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 7:04 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Keep an eye on trading patterns Friday, as experts say that themes now dominating markets are expected to continue.

  • CBS Outdoor IPO valued at about $3.36 billion Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 6:58 AM ET
    Signage is displayed on the CBS Corp. Television City building in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

    CBS Outdoor Americas said it priced its initial public offering at $28 per share, valuing the outdoor advertising company at about $3.36 billion.

  • U.S. FCC still eyeing caps for 2015 spectrum auction Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 6:31 PM ET

    In April 2013, the U.S. Justice Department urged the FCC to devise an auction that would help ensure smaller carriers obtained a fair share of that spectrum. The so-called incentive auction will give TV stations that currently own the valuable frequencies the opportunity to voluntarily give up their frequencies to the FCC.

  • Verizon accused of forcing people to quit landlines Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 9:48 AM ET
    Customers enter a Verizon wireless store in New York.

    Verizon is accused of forcing some customers to switch from landlines to voice-over-Internet connections, Los Angeles Times said.

  • US is ceding control of the 'Net. Should you care? Saturday, 22 Mar 2014 | 8:43 AM ET

    With the US government effectively giving up oversight of the Internet, should anyone in the US be concerned?

  • March 18- Apple Inc said it would offer an iPad 4 tablet in place of the mid-range iPad 2 at the same price and the company launched a cheaper, lower capacity version of its plastic-backed iPhone 5 C in Australia, China and some European countries.

  • Yet Proofpoint Inc, a $1.6 billion market cap email security company, is catching the eye of fund managers by gaining share in a market that many investors have left for dead. Twenty-six small-cap funds added Proofpoint to their portfolios over the last quarter, a nearly 15 percent increase from the quarter before, Morningstar data show.

  • March 17- Beauty products retailer and distributor Sally Beauty Holdings Inc said "fewer than 25,000" credit-card records may have been taken in a recent data breach. Sally Beauty said on Monday that an investigation by forensics firm Verizon had discovered the evidence that card payment data may have been removed.

  • BOSTON/ WASHINGTON, March 13- Target Corp's security software detected potentially malicious activity during last year's massive data breach, but its staff decided not to take immediate action, the No. 3. U.S. retailer said on Thursday.

  • BOSTON/ WASHINGTON, March 13- Target Corp's security software detected potentially malicious activity during last year's massive data breach but its staff decided not to take immediate action, the No. 3. U.S. retailer said on Thursday.

  • Mobile data service revenue reached $90 billion last year and accounted for more than 50 percent of revenues for wireless companies in the final quarter of 2013, according to research published by Chetan Sharma Consulting late Wednesday.

  • Softbank CEO wants to give scale to Sprint to compete Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 9:42 AM ET
    Masayoshi Son, chairman and chief executive officer of SoftBank Corp.

    In a rare interview with CNBC's David Faber, Masayoshi Son talks about investments in Sprint and Alibaba.

  • WASHINGTON, March 11- The chief executive officer of Japan's SoftBank Corp on Tuesday called the U.S. wireless market an oligopoly plagued by slow speeds and high prices and said his company's Sprint Corp could shake up the competition, but it would require a scale that Sprint cannot reach alone.

  • WASHINGTON, March 11- The chief executive of Japan's SoftBank Corp on Tuesday called the U.S. wireless market an oligopoly plagued by slow speeds and high prices and said his company's Sprint Corp could shake up the competition, but it would require a scale that Sprint cannot reach alone.

  • We can increase web speeds tenfold: SoftBank CEO Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 11:04 AM ET
    Masayoshi Son, chairman, president and chief executive officer of SoftBank Corp.

    The CEO of Japan's Softbank, Masayoshi Son, delivers what he says is a wake-up call to U.S. broadband users in an interview with CNBC.

  • 10 products that raise your home's IQ Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    Home automation is growing up. Cloud-enabled products with artificial intelligence are being rolled out that help consumers save time and money.

  • March 11- Japan's SoftBank Corp is still trying to buy T-Mobile US Inc and merge it with its U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp, SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son said, even though U.S. regulators appear set against a deal.

  • NEW YORK, March 10- T-Mobile US expects to engage in some form of cellular industry consolidation, the CFO of the United States' fourth-largest carrier said on Monday, boosting investor expectations that a merger with Sprint Corp could be on the horizon.

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