Yahoo Makes Plans Amid Doubts Over Verizon Deal


Yahoo has disclosed in a filing with federal regulators that following the sale of its operating business to Verizon, the company will restructure its board and change its name. It also warned that a massive hack disclosed last year could imperil its $4.8 billion sale to Verizon. Yahoo will operate as an investment company after the Verizon deal closes, it reported in the filing. It will reduce its board to five members, with David Filo, Eddy Hartenstein, Richard Hill, Marissa Meyer, Jayne Shaw and Maynard Webb departing from the board.

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Dell Sells IT Services to Raise Cash for EMC Deal


NTT Data on Monday announced in a regulatory filing that it has agreed to purchase Dell’s IT services business for just over $3 billion. Dell reportedly agreed to the sale to help finance its pending $67 billion purchase of EMC. It has 28 bankers underwriting $10 billion of its financing package for the deal, which began with eight banks, but “Dell reported in previous public filings that it would consider divestitures as it worked to finalize its acquisition of EMC,” Dell spokesperson David Frink pointed out.

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Apple Channels Founding Fathers in Legal Brief


Lawyers for Apple on Tuesday argued in a federal District Court filing that the founding fathers would be appalled by the demands the Department of Justice has made in seeking a backdoor to iPhone encryption. The FBI and DoJ want Apple to create new software code that would help investigators bypass built-in encryption on the iPhone of the shooter in last year’s San Bernardino, California, terrorist attack. The DoJ wants “Apple to create exactly the kind of operating system that Congress has thus far refused to require,” the lawyers wrote.

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FBI contacted Apple, received data related to San Bernardino case 3 days after shooting

Article Image According to a court filing prepared by Apple, the company first received — and responded to — FBI requests for information related to last year’s deadly shootings in San Bernardino, Calif., just three days after the attack.

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Apple invention hints at force-sensitive Touch ID button

Article Image An Apple patent filing published on Thursday suggests future iPhones and iPads might sport force-sensing Touch ID home buttons that rely on technology similar to iPhone 6s’ 3D Touch system.

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Apple SVP Johny Srouji nets $9.6M in RSUs in first SEC filing

Article Image In his first U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing as Apple’s SVP of Hardware Technologies, Johny Srouji revealed the recent receipt of a restricted stock unit award currently worth $9.6 million, as well as substantial common stock holdings valued at $10.9 million.

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Apple R&D spending hit $8.1B in 2015, suggests continued work on massive project

Article Image Apple in an SEC filing on Wednesday reported fiscal 2015 research and development expenditures topping $8 billion, illustrating the company’s continued efforts toward new avenues of growth beyond the current iOS, Apple Watch, Mac, and Apple TV platforms.

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Apple invents stylus capable of simulating onscreen textures through haptic feedback

According to a filing with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Apple is investigating an advanced tablet stylus design capable of simulating the texture of onscreen graphics as it moves across a display surface.

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Apple announces first sterling-denominated bond valued at $2B US

In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday, Apple announced its first-ever pound-denominated bond issuance set at 1.25 billion pounds sterling, or nearly $2 billion.

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Apple revises down capital expenditure projection 8% for fiscal 2015

Apple revealed in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing Wednesday that it plans to spend $12 billion on capital expenditures for the 2015 fiscal year, $1 billion less than was initially projected last year.

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NASA harnesses space technology to find victims of natural disasters

While Google recently made news with a patent filing for drones that could provide emergency medical services, NASA has long been finding ways to take their innovative space-bound technology find a way to apply it to everyday life on Earth.

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Apple's first-ever Japanese yen bond raises $2 billion US

In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday, Apple revealed that it has raised 250 billion yen through its first-ever Japanese bond offering, which is the equivalent of $2 billion U.S.



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Apple CEO Tim Cook donates $6.56M to charity

An SEC filing posted Friday reveals Apple CEO Tim Cook donated 50,000 shares of Apple stock worth more than $6.56 million to an unspecified charity, continuing his philanthropic activity on a scale not seen with previous company executives.



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Apple says EC investigation could result in 10 years of back taxes in Ireland

In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday, Apple warned that a European Commission investigation could require the company to pay ten years’ worth of back taxes to Ireland.



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Apple invention details single-sensor, multi-lens camera system for iPhone

An Apple patent filing published Thursday describes a mechanism capable of directing light from two apertures onto a single image sensor, facilitating smaller iPhone form factors while ensuring identical image quality from both front- and rear-facing cameras.



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Apple discussing settlement with battery maker over alleged employee poaching

In a court filing on Tuesday, Apple informed a Massachusetts federal judge that it is in discussions with A123 Systems to settle out of court a lawsuit claiming Apple poached the battery maker’s key engineers for a secret internal project.



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Court filing: Stingray devices can disrupt local cell phone use

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A recently unearthed court filing shows that the FBI is aware that stingray devices can disrupt cell phone service — but was that information accurately conveyed the the FCC or judges?

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Apple CEO Tim Cook doubled pay to $9.2M in 2014, Angela Ahrendts led execs with $73.3M

The yearly earnings of Apple’s board members was revealed in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday, including CEO Tim Cook who received compensation of over $9.22 million in 2014, more than doubling his pay from 2013.



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Apple, Google agree to new settlement in anti-poaching class action suit

According to a court filing on Tuesday, both Apple and Google have agreed to new terms to settle a class action lawsuit alleging artificial suppression of wages through cross-company anti-poaching measures.



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