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BlackBerry reportedly ready to lay off up to 40 percent of its global staff
Reports suggested earlier this week the beleaguered Canadian smartphone maker to slash its workforce by as much as 40 percent before the end of the year. But just before the markets closed on Friday afternoon, BlackBerry made its painful announcement.
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Wall Street gathers for Microsoft's annual Financial Analyst Meeting
Thursday marks the return of Microsoft's Financial Analyst Meeting. This year's is definitely going to be one to watch, according to ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley. ZDNet has the full coverage of the event.
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Apple dishes out iOS 7.0.1 for minor fixes
As one might expect, iOS 7 comes with a few bugs — as almost every new mobile or desktop operating system or major software. But a more serious lock screen bug present in iOS 7 remains unpatched.
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