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Starbucks’ Choice of Johnson Underscores Its Tech Evolution

By Craig Giammona

Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) named former Juniper Networks Inc. (JNPR) Chief Executive Officer Kevin R. Johnson as its next chief operating officer, underscoring the role technology now plays at the coffee chain and mobile-payment innovator. 683 more words

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Sprint targeting T-Mobile customers w/ $200 min. trade-in offer for switchers

Just one day after T-Mobile unveiled its Smartphone Equality program letting loyal customers avoid credit checks, Sprint has announced a new promotion specifically targeting T-Mobile… 205 more words

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Sprint targeting T-Mobile customers w/ $200 min. trade-in offer for switchers

Just one day after T-Mobile unveiled its Smartphone Equality program letting loyal customers avoid credit checks, Sprint has announced a new promotion specifically targeting T-Mobile… 205 more words

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What happened to Vine?

Nearly two years ago Instagram launched a video feature on its app that was nearly identical and deliberately “better” than Vine because it still offered the Instagram filters we know and love. 315 more words

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Struggling Samsung makes takeover approach to beleaguered BlackBerry

”Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. recently approached BlackBerry Ltd. about buying the company for as much as $7.5 billion, looking to gain access to its patent portfolio, according to a person familiar with the matter and documents seen by Reuters,” Jennifer Ablan and Liana B. 98 more words

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Earlier today a rumor appeared through CNBC that Samsung was considering buying up BlackBerry for its patents. After getting a nice 21% bump to its stock price, BlackBerry has officially denied the claims in a new statement: 93 more words

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Samsung Not Looking to Buyout Blackberry

Written by Milan Amini (@MilanAmini1)

Shares of Blackberry Inc. surged late in the trading day today after word got out that South Korea’s Samsung has approached the company in the past couple weeks regarding a takeover. 133 more words

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