Google tried last year to buy Spotify but backed off for reasons including a whopping price tag, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Swiss watchmaker Swatch Group has denied a media report saying it was working with technology company Apple on a smartwatch.
Twitter is acknowledging that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs.
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Satya Nadella has painted an upbeat vision of the future, saying that the next version of Windows will be unified across screens of all sizes.
Apple said it sold 35.2 million iPhones in the quarter, a rise of nearly 13 percent from the same period a year earlier.
Yahoo continued its quest for renewed relevance with the purchase of a startup specializing in making money from mobile applications.
A messaging app that allows users to send the word 'yo' to friends has discovered newfound fame and fortune.
Microsoft CEO kicks off one of largest layoffs in tech history, signaling he intends to shake up aging PC industry titan.
The survey by eMarketer represents a setback for Yahoo's effort to return to its glory days as an Internet pioneer.
Yahoo said profit in the past quarter fell from a year ago, prompting chief executive Marissa Mayer to declare 'we are not satisfied.'
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