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Apple buys German augmented-reality software maker Metaio

FRANKFURT - Apple Inc has acquired Metaio, a German company whose technology melds real-world imagery and computer-generated elements into moving video presentations, according to a corporate filing.

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Mobile apps turn bedroom traders into star professionals

LONDON - When Noa Strijbos picks a financial asset to trade on her smartphone while taking her dog for a walk, almost 26,000 people pay close attention.

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TCV seeks to sell stake in marketing firm Merkle: sources

- Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) is exploring a sale of its minority stake in Merkle Inc, in a deal that could value the fast-growing marketing technology company at more than $1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Equinix to buy TelecityGroup for $3.6 billion, Interxion deal ended

LONDON/NEW YORK - U.S. data center company Equinix Inc said on Friday it would buy British peer TelecityGroup in a deal worth 2.35 billion pounds ($3.6 billion) that would also end Telecity's pursuit of a smaller European rival.

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Intel close to deal to buy Altera for $16 billion: sources

- Intel Corp has resumed negotiations to buy smaller chip maker Altera Corp and is close to a $16 billion acquisition agreement, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. | Video

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Fingerprint Cards shares at record after Google tie-up

STOCKHOLM - Swedish fingerprint sensor firm Fingerprint Cards said it had cooperated with Google on fingerprint recognition in the new Android software platform, as the U.S. software group looks to boost the use of fingerprint sensors on mobile phones.

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