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Charter Communications nears $55 billion deal for Time Warner Cable

- Time Warner Cable Inc is nearing an agreement to be acquired by smaller peer Charter Communications Inc for about $55 billion, combining the second and third largest U.S. cable operators, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.

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BlackBerry cuts jobs worldwide as it consolidates businesses

- Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd is cutting jobs across the world, the company said on Friday, as it consolidates its software, hardware and applications business.

22 May 2015

Microsoft, Salesforce talks fell through on pricing: CNBC

- Microsoft Corp and Salesforce.com Inc held "significant talks" this spring but failed to agree on a price, CNBC reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

Deals, 22 May 2015

Founder of Facebook's Oculus hit with lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO - The founder of virtual reality glasses maker Oculus VR Inc, acquired by Facebook Inc for $2 billion, has been accused of taking confidential information he learned while working with another company and passing it off as his own, according to a lawsuit filed this week.

Facebook 22 May 2015

Intelligence Agency: opening up to a changing world

SPRINGFIELD, Va. - Much about the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency remains classified, but the U.S. spy agency that maps and analyzes the earth is opening up more than ever, from sharing computer source code on a public website to tapping new sources of intelligence.

22 May 2015

Contest for Nokia's HERE seen as a three-way race

NECKARSULM, Germany - The contest for Nokia's maps business has become a three-way race between German carmakers, a consortium including Uber and Baidu, and a third group including China's Tencent and Navinfo, people familiar with the process said.

China 22 May 2015