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SoftBank withholds $100 million from Essential Products

Android co-starter Andy Rubin is reported to be coming up with a new smartphone to compete with the iPhone and is looking for funding to do so. The post SoftBank withholds $ 100 million from Essential Products appeared first on … Continue reading

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Another little known company buys luxury phone maker Vertu, this time for a reported $61 million

Founded by Nokia back in 1998, sold to EQT in 2012, then Godin Holdings a couple of years ago, Vertu is now property of Baferton Ltd. The post Another little known company buys luxury phone maker Vertu, this time for … Continue reading

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Spotify at 50 million subscribers, grows 67 percent in a year

It grew faster than Apple Music did in its first 15 months. Mostly because it racked up 20 million subscribers in under a year. The post Spotify at 50 million subscribers, grows 67 percent in a year appeared first on … Continue reading

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Spotify is testing a lossless Hi-Fi option as it hits 50 million paid subscribers

Spotify is about to launch the ‘ultimate music experience.’ Spotify announced back in September that it crossed 40 million paying customers, and it took the world’s largest streaming service just five and a half months to pick up an additional … Continue reading

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Verizon chops Yahoo’s price by $350 million, still a $4.5 billion deal

The telecom is still valuing the deal at nearly $ 4.5 billion for a user base of about 1 billion. Digital content and ad-feeding prospects outweigh scandals. The post Verizon chops Yahoo’s price by $ 350 million, still a $ … Continue reading

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