AllThingsD Week in Review: BlackBerry’s Future and Predictions for Tech in 2014

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.
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Cards Against Humanity’s Black Friday “Sale”: Everything Costs $5 More

You don’t want to miss these high, high prices!
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Nokia Shareholders to Approve Microsoft Deal

As expected.
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AllThingsD Week in Review: Twitter’s Product Problem and Ballmer Keeps His Microsoft Shares

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.
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BlackBerry CEO Will Cash In if Company Is Sold

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins stands to make $55.6 million in salary, incentives and equity awards if he sells the company and is pushed out by its new ownership.
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Google Spent $1.3B on Acquisitions So Far This Year, Mostly on Waze

There were also 15 non-Waze acquisitions.
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Ahead of Dell Vote, Buyout Group Press Shareholders

Michael Dell personally met with big stockholders and as Dell’s board pitched small investors ahead of a rescheduled stockholder vote.

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Best Buy Cuts MacBook Pro Price by $200 for Back-to-School Season

It’s only the middle of July, but Best Buy is already kicking off back-to-school season by reducing the price of two of its best-selling MacBook Pro models by $200. The 13.1-inch MacBook Pro with a 500 gigabyte hard drive and 4GB of memory now costs $1,000, while the 13.1-inch model with a 750GB hard drive and 8GB of memory is $1,300. Students who register on Best Buy’s Student Deals site with their “.edu” email address will get an additional $100 in savings. The MacBook promotion starts today, and will end July 27.

Silver Lake Abandons Hulu Purchase Effort, as Final Bidding Deadline Arrives Today

The longest-running and noisiest sale of all time move to the final bidding stages.
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