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Twitter now worth $1 billion

At first many shared the same opinions about Twitter, when it launched. Even I asked myself how much more absurd could the idea of modern communication get. However, millions of people around the world... More...

Intel to invest $7 billion

Intel has made plans to introduce a two year plan that will help to build advanced manufacturing plants in the US with its nanotechnology. The 32-nanometer chips will help to create faster manufacturing facilities... More...

Chips pass two billion milestone

The first chip to pack more than two billion transistors has been launched by silicon giant Intel. The quad-core chip, known as Tukwila, is designed for high-end servers rather than personal computers. It operates at... More...

IBM to Acquire Cognos for $5 Billion

IBM Corp. is making its largest acquisition ever, a deal announced Monday to buy Cognos Inc. for $5 billion in cash in hopes of keeping up with rivals in "business intelligence" software. The acquisition would... More...

Senate adds $1 billion to NASA budget

The Senate has added $1 billion to NASA's budget as both Democrats and Republicans voted to further break President Bush's budget for domestic programs. The funding was added to a $56 billion measure funding science... More...

iTunes Store Tops Three Billion Songs

The iTunes Store said Tuesday it had passed a milestone, selling more than 3 billion songs since launching four years ago. The milestone came just six months after iTunes, Apple Inc.'s online music download service,... More...

Microsoft to buy aQuantive for $6 billion

Microsoft has announced plans to acquire aQuantive, a digital marketing services agency, for around $6 billion. Microsoft said aQuantive's 2,600 employees will be incorporated into its online services business, dedicated to growing advertising on the... More...

Cisco serves up $3.2 billion to buy WebEx

Cisco Systems plans to spend $3.2 billion to buy the online conferencing company WebEx, both companies confirmed Thursday. The WebEx software and hosted service allows for on-demand collaboration between businesses and is to be a... More...

Oracle spends $3.3 Billion on Hyperion

With the aim to further undermine rival SAP, Oracle has agreed to acquire enterprise software firm Hyperion Solutions Corporation for $3.3 billion in cash. Hyperion develops enterprise performance management software that helps companies plan, map... More...

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