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Time Warner Cable’s Suitors Lining Up Funds for Bid

Charter Communications Inc. is nearing an agreement with banks to borrow money for a bid for Time Warner Cable.

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Juniper Networks Taps Barclays Veteran as New CEO

Juniper Networks said today that it has named Shaygan Kheradpir, currently chief operations and technology officer at Barclays, as its new CEO. Kheradpir will replace outgoing CEO Kevin Johnson on Jan. 1, 2014. Johnson, who had joined Juniper from Microsoft in 2008, will remain on Juniper’s board.

No Matter How Hard You Squint At It, the New York Times Can’t Be a TV Company

The Paper of Record is beginning to look a bit like Time Warner, Disney and CBS. But not that much.
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MuleSoft, the Cloud’s Super Middleman, Lands $37 Million From NEA

Also investing: Salesforce.com.
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Silver Lake Contributed $1.4 Billion to Dell Buyout Offer, Filings Show

Details emerge on the deal.
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Xoom Files for $50 Million IPO

You’ll never guess the ticker …
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Buy a Newspaper Stock? Yup, Says Barclays: The New York Times.

A rare vote of confidence in newspapers: Barclays analyst Kannan Venkateshwar has issued the equivalent of a “buy” recommendation for the New York Times. Venkateshwar, who has already put out a couple of positive notes on the Times this year, says he’s giving the publisher an “overweight” rating because its circulation numbers continue to improve, and because he thinks it is set to distribute some of its growing cash pile to shareholders.

Employees Are the iPad’s Best Friend in the Office

How’s this for enterprise penetration? SAP currently manages 18,000 iPads, 13,000 iPhones and 2,000 Samsung devices.
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Ultrabooks Still Racking Up Infra Sales

It has been nearly a year since Ultrabooks debuted, and still their sales fail to impress. Could it be those lofty prices?
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Google Reportedly Looking to Unload Moto Set-Top Box Unit

Sources say it has hired Barclays to pursue a sale.
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A Ray of Light for the New York Times

Kindle Fire Won’t Cool Off iPad Sales