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Lenovo to Acquire Motorola Mobility for $2.91B

By Monica Bay |

The deal pushes manufacturing of smartphones and branding to Lenovo while Google retains most patents.

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Firms Line Up for Liberty's $9.4B Ziggo Deal

By Tom Huddleston Jr. |

Liberty Global agreed to pay roughly $9.4 billion for the 71.5 percent stake in Dutch cable provider Ziggo that it does not already own.

Feds Name Six States for Drone Test Sites

By Michelle Rindels |

Six states were named Monday by federal officials to develop test sites for drones—a critical next step for the burgeoning industry that could one day produce thousands of unmanned aircraft for use by businesses, farmers and researchers.

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Xact Data Discovery Goes to India

By Katherine Montgomery |

Xact Data Discovery has opened a new location in Bangalore, India, to support the e-discovery company's growing document review services.

Catalyst Licenses Lexmark's Perceptive Document Filters

By Katherine Montgomery |

Lexmark's Perceptive Software announced that Catalyst Repository Systems has licensed their Perceptive Document Filters as part of the Catalyst Insight platform.

Cloud computing

VMware Acquires Mobile Security Vendor

By Marlisse Silver Sweeney |

Virtualization and cloud software maker VMware adds mobility security products from AirWatch to its line-up.

Twitter IPO Demonstrates Lack of Gender Diversity

By Marlisse Silver Sweeney |

Twitter IPO Demonstrates Lack of Gender Diversity. Despite the “Lean-in” movement, women are not rising to positions of prominence in Silicon Valley.