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Cisco's pay package for CEO Robbins is a sweet deal

Cisco will pay incoming CEO Chuck Robbins a higher salary than outgoing chief John Chambers made in fiscal 2014.

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Lawmakers head to Silicon Valley to push tech companies on diversity

Three U.S. lawmakers are traveling to Silicon Valley to push tech companies to offer opportunities for African-Americans, an area in which most of these companies have poor track records.

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Pepper the robot aspires to be a salesman

Despite its powerful AI boost, SoftBank's humanoid robot is still limited by basic challenges.

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Samsung plots Galaxy S6 price cut, new phones to help business

Lackluster demand for its flagship Galaxy S6 smartphone and higher marketing costs led Samsung Electronics to another quarter of falling sales and profits in the April to June period.

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Zuckerberg: Video today, virtual reality tomorrow

When people grow tired of posting photos and videos on social media, what then? Virtual-reality posts, according to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

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Facebook revenue surges 39% but costs also soar

Profit shrunk as costs went up by more than 80%.

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Amazon and Google aren't the only ones with a delivery drone

In the race to develop a drone that delivers packages, don't count out Workhorse, a truck maker based in Loveland, Ohio.

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Twitter mulls big changes to how you view tweets

Desperate times call for desperate measures. For Twitter, that could mean a new approach to the way it displays tweets.

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Twitter surprises with a sales gain, but user growth lags

Twitter on Tuesday reported a higher than expected increase in revenue in the second quarter, suggesting progress in the company's efforts to grow.

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Facebook opens Internet.org to more mobile operators

A new online portal will make it easier for carriers to adopt the Internet.org app, Facebook says.

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Why CIOs can’t wait to renegotiate their outsourcing contracts

As business needs — and the new technologies required to support them — evolve ever more rapidly, outsourcing contracts signed just a year or two ago are already stale.

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New Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins heads into “hyper-connected” mode

When Cisco Systems employees head into work today they’ll encounter something they haven’t seen in two decades: A new boss. Chuck Robbins -- formerly senior vice president of worldwide operations -- takes over from John Chambers, one...

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Apple expands Watch sales into Best Buy

Best Buy will sell 16 configurations -- about half the number Apple sells online -- of the low- and mid-range Apple Watch Sport and Apple Watch, as well as bands and other accessories.

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The worst thing about tech bubbles isn't what you may think

Sure, stock prices dive, but the longer-term problem is what the bubble does to computer science college enrollments.

Facebook prevails in shareholder lawsuit over IPO

An appeals court has ruled that shareholders cannot sue Facebook or CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a case that accused the company of withholding key financial information from the public until after its IPO. The shareholders alleged...

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Amazon posts a $92M profit as AWS sales nearly double

Amazon Web Services generated $1.8 billion in sales for Amazon in the second quarter, up about 80 percent from the $1 billion it brought in a year earlier.

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Cisco quits set-top box market, sells business to Technicolor

Cisco is selling its Connected Devices business -- yet at the same time counting on connecting billions of devices

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Oracle tries to beef up copyright case against Android

Google's mobile OS has come to 'permeate the fabric of our society,' Oracle says.

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