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AT&T revenue misses forecasts as more customers bring own phones

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WASHINGTON - AT&T Inc on Wednesday reported a rise in quarterly revenue, but the increase was less than Wall Street expected as a wave of subscribers plugged into the network using pre-purchased devices.

12:28am BST

Wed, Oct 22 2014

Microsoft looks set to drop Nokia name from smartphones

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SEATTLE - Microsoft Corp looks set to ditch the Nokia name from its Lumia range of smartphones just months after buying the Finnish company's handset business.

Business, Tech 22 Oct 2014

Talent shortage drives pay up in UK financial services, tech sectors

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LONDON - A talent shortage in Britain's financial services and technology sectors has pushed salaries in the industry up by 2.6 percent in the last year, ahead of inflation and outpacing sluggish UK wage growth, research showed on Thursday.

Business, Tech, UK 12:42am BST

Apple CEO discusses security with top Chinese official amid hacking claims - Xinhua

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BEIJING - Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook discussed user data security at a meeting on Wednesday with a top Chinese government official in Beijing, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

22 Oct 2014

Google launches new email service dubbed 'Inbox'

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- Google Inc launched an email service called "Inbox" on Wednesday that will better organise emails and display information such as appointments, flight bookings and package deliveries in a more user-friendly way.

22 Oct 2014

Insight - U.S. government probes medical devices for possible cyber flaws

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BOSTON - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is investigating about two dozen cases of suspected cybersecurity flaws in medical devices and hospital equipment that officials fear could be exploited by hackers, a senior official at the agency told Reuters.

22 Oct 2014

Early Apple computer sells for $905,000 at auction

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- One of the few remaining examples of Apple Inc's first pre-assembled computer, Apple-1, sold for $905,000 (563,948.93 pounds) at an auction in New York on Wednesday, far outstripping expectations.

22 Oct 2014

Yelp.com owner fourth-quarter revenue forecast misses expectations

- Yelp Inc, operator of consumer review website Yelp.com, forecast current-quarter revenue below analysts' average estimate, sending its shares down as much as 14 percent after the bell.

22 Oct 2014

Big Tech winning battle with 'patent trolls'

- For two decades, companies that buy software patents to sue technology giants have been the scourge of Silicon Valley. Reviled as patent trolls, they have attacked everything from Google's online ads to Apple's iPhone features, sometimes winning hundreds of millions of dollars.

22 Oct 2014

Cloud computing services help boost Open Text profit

- Soaring demand for cloud services helped Canadian business software maker Open Text Corp's more than double its first-quarter profit.

12:51am BST