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Why SoftBank is spending ¥3.3 trillion on a U.K. chipmaker

Jul 19, 2016

Why SoftBank is spending ¥3.3 trillion on a U.K. chipmaker

Inside nearly every smartphone, tablet, e-reader and smartwatch are tiny microprocessors that tell the machine what to do. Small pulses of energy move from a gadget’s battery through millions of tiny transistors, triggering commands and responses in nanoseconds, be it playing games, posting to ...

SoundCloud music service said to near deals with record labels

Jul 12, 2014

SoundCloud music service said to near deals with record labels

The largest record labels are closing in on a deal for a stake in buzzy digital-music service SoundCloud Ltd., in exchange for an agreement not to sue the startup for copyright violations, according to people with knowledge of the plans. SoundCloud, a Berlin-based company ...

Wii gives seniors therapeutic kicks

Jan 20, 2009

Wii gives seniors therapeutic kicks

Blanche Betten, a 76-year-old retired restaurant owner, hammered Bob Warner, 85, with a flurry of punches, sending the World War II and Korean War veteran sprawling to the ground. “Again, again, again,” onlooker Rosa Villanueva, 61, shouted at the Perris Hill Senior Center as ...