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Google launches portal to buy patents

- Google Inc said it would launch an experimental portal that allows interested patent holders to sell their patents to the company.

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EBay supports Google over Brussels antitrust probe: FT

- EBay Inc Chief Executive John Donahoe has supported arguments made by Google Inc in its defense in an antitrust case, saying the two companies are direct competitors in online shopping, the Financial Times reported.

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Orange boss sees end to French telecom price war

PARIS - The chief executive of France's telecom leader Orange said on Saturday he believed the price war in the national telecoms sector was coming to a close.

25 Apr 2015

Sony raises FY 2015 profit forecast to $2.5 billion: Nikkei

TOKYO - Japanese consumer electronics firm Sony Corp has raised its operating profit estimate for fiscal 2015 to 300 billion yen ($2.52 billion), or four times its previous estimate, the Nikkei reported on Saturday.

Japan 24 Apr 2015

EU antitrust case against Google based on 19 complainants: sources

BRUSSELS/BERLIN - The European Union's decision to take on Google last week stems from official complaints by 19 companies in Europe and the United States, including Microsoft and a number of small firms, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.