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Should you take a pension buyout?

A reader (age 62) recently asked if he should take a lump-sum pension buyout from his retirement plan. He has two choices:

  1. Take a one-time, lump-sum payment of  12,784,200 naira ($78,000)
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Cyanogen refuses Google's money in an effort to keep Android 'open'

Kudos to Cyanogen and to CEO Kirt McMaster for turning down a offer to be bought by Google.

I think there should always be balance in the force; it maintains motivation and competition to keep pushing the envelope to come up with the next break through! 6 more words

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Cyanogen Partners With Micromax | Going It Without Google('s Money)

Recent history has proven that passing on that first BIG offer is good advice. Which is exactly what Cyanogen did. Earlier this month it was revealed that the Cyanogen team responsible for creating custom CyanogenMod Android ROMs, refused buyout offers from Google to help keep the Android operating system as open as possible. 156 more words

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Microsoft's Buyout of the Creators of Minecraft: Is it Good or Bad?

Minecraft is one of the most popular games that was released over the past decade. Even if you are not a huge fan of video games, you have probably heard about this popular game centered on world creation. 503 more words

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TIBCO Software goes private with $4.3 billion Vista Equity purchase

TIBCO Software is going private after Vista Equity Partners paid $4.3 billion Monday to purchase the maker of business software in what is the largest technology buyout this year. 258 more words

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Everpower has their hands full with Ohio lawsuits

In Champaign County, the Urbana Daily Citizen reports that the County and Township governments did not file requests for rehearing of the OPSB’s decision to grant Everpower’s certificate extension. 443 more words