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Top deals of the day - bids, mergers and acquisitions

The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported on Friday, including Microsoft, Comcast, Green Dot, Goldman Sachs and others.

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Top deals of the day - Bids, Mergers and Acquisitions

The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported on Tuesday including Nokia, IntercontinentalExchange Group, Goldman Sachs and others.

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Nokia exits handset business, Microsoft to takeover

Nokia shareholders were expected to approve the sale of its beleaguered handset business to Microsoft Corp. for EUR5.44 billion. The takeover would boost Nokia's cash position to EUR8 billion.

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Apple purchases Tel Aviv-based PrimeSense for USD345 million - report

According to a report written in Hebrew at Calcalist, Apple acquired the company that helped develop the original Kinect of Microsoft for USD345 million.

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Gates urges Norway to place investments from USD800 billion fund to Africa, Asian projects

Philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates suggested the state of Norway should invest a portion of its massive USD800 billion wealth fund to countries in Asia and Africa.

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Ford chief Mullally, ex-Nokia chief Elop contenders for Microsoft CEO role - sources

Sources disclosed to Reuters that only five names, including Ford Motor Co chief Alan Mulally and former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, were being considered to replace Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer.

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Nokia Oyj forges patent agreement with Samsung Electronics Co.

Nokia Oyj extends its existing patent agreement with the largest mobile phone maker Samsung Electronics Co.

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Microsoft-Apple consortium case against Android manufacturers threatens Google existence

A group of technology companies including Microsoft and Apple claimed Google had infringed one of their patents it had obtained by bankrupt mobile company Nortel.

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Shareholders gets advise from Glass Lewis to vote nay for Microsoft Director Thompson

Proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis believed that Thompson's role as chief executive of one of Microsoft's suppliers could create a possible conflict of interest in his position in the Board of Directors.

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HTC says collaboration with Microsoft on smartwatch did happen, plans for future tablet and wearable device

HTC claimed in a Financial Times article that it had a hand with Microsoft Corp's smartwatch years ago.

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Nokia leaks new Lumia phablet by mistake via Alibaba's TMall

Details of the new Nokia Lumia phablet was mistakenly posted on a Chinese e-commerce listing.

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Manual update to Windows 8.1 angers small business IT admins

Small business IT administrators were not pleased with manually updating each Windows 8 device to Windows 8.1.

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Microsoft releases Windows 8 update globally

The Windows 8.1 update would seek to address issues that had been found in the original Windows 8 operating system.

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Some iPhone 5s units display Microsoft's infamous blue screen of death

Users of Apple Inc's iPhone 5S displayed a blue screen of death initially thought to be only available on Microsoft Corp's Windows.

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Microsoft ups hacker offer, pays USD100,000 for Windows 8.1 bypass

A hacker identified as James Forshaw received USD100,000 in prize money from Microsoft Corp's bug bounty program for finding a new way to bypass security of Windows 8.1.

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