Why a Cozy Relationship Between Valve and Oculus VR Makes Perfect Sense

The two gaming companies have an incestuous history and chummy relationship, and they’re headed toward the same point in 2014.
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Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe on Raising $75 Million, the “Oh My God” Demo and Working With Valve

Iribe discusses how a hardware breakthrough got the company its new mega round.
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BlackBerry Sacks 250 Employees

The axe swings again.
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Global Platform Head Carroll Departs Yahoo for Go Daddy, While Yahoo News Head Leaves for NBC

An internationalization exec and key news exec take their skills elsewhere.
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News Byte

Seagate Plans $180 Million R&D Center for Empty Solyndra Plant

The vacated Solyndra solar plant in Fremont, Calif., is getting a new tenant focused on the future of a more mature technology. Seagate Technology on Friday announced plans for a $180 million research and development complex, employing as many as 600 people, to work on next-generation disk drives. The Solyndra plant, highly energy efficient and powered in part with solar panels, is “as close as we could get if we were building a custom facility tailored to our needs,” said Steven Deason, Seagate’s facilities director.

Yahoo’s Q1 Earnings: New CEO Will Get Some Satisfaction!

New Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson is making list and taking names.
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Huawei’s John Roese on the Telecom Giant That Wants to Roar: The Full AsiaD Interview (Video)

The Chinese company is the world’s second-largest maker of telecommunications and networking gear — and you’re about to hear a lot more from it going forward.
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John Roese on Redefining Huawei and the Democratization of Smartphones

Today, Huawei is a $29 billion company. Ten years from now, it hopes to be at $100 billion. The head of Huawei’s North American R&D team is one of the guys charged with making that happen.
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Final AsiaD Speakers: Apple’s Phil Schiller and Former VP Al Gore

AsiaD is now ready for launch, with a little taste of Apple and the Veep.
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Even More AsiaD Speakers: Yahoo’s Yang, HTC’s Wang, Samsung’s Hong and More!

You want more AsiaD speakers, we got more. And there are more to come, too!
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Massive Layoffs Expected at Nokia

HP Names Ex-SAP Chief Apotheker as CEO

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