Headlines for Financial/Acquisition
Karma nets Microsoft Nadella a huge $84-million payday
Microsoft Corp’s new Chief Executive Satya Nadella has become one the technology industry’s biggest earners, with a total compensation package worth $84.3-million this year
Rogers Communications profit falls 28 percent
Rogers Communications Inc posted a 28 percent decline in third-quarter net income on Thursday
Picard Migrates to BlackBerry 10 Platform

Apple says it sold record 39.3 million iPhones in the last quarter, but iPad sales disappoint
The iPhone again proved to be the engine behind Apple's blockbuster financial performance, driving quarterly results well past expectations.
GLOBALFOUNDRIES to Acquire IBM Microelectronics Business
Acquisition Enables GLOBALFOUNDRIES to Become a World Leader in Semiconductor Foundry Technology; IBM to Focus on Fundamental Semiconductor Research and Systems Innovation
IBM and SAP Partner to Accelerate Enterprise Cloud Adoption
SAP's HANA Enterprise Cloud offering now available through IBM’s highly scalable, open and secure cloud.
Yahoo set to outline cost-cutting efforts: WSJ

Small business activity in Canada moderating but demographics show opportunity to expand export orientation: CIBC
Strongest growth potential for small businesses are in Alberta and British Columbia
Docker and Microsoft partner to bring container applications across platforms
Microsoft Corp. and Docker Inc., the company behind the fast-growing Docker open platform for distributed applications, on Wednesday announced a strategic partnership to provide Docker with support for new container technologies that will be delivered in a future release of Windows Server.
Bell Media Inks Content Deal with United Artists Media Group and Highway Entertainment

French bank turns to Twitter for money transfers

D+H Appoints Ellen Costello and Cara Heiden to its Board of Directors
New directors bring more than 60 years of combined U.S. banking experience and establish gender parity among D+H independent directors
Softchoice Study Reveals Why Most Collaboration Technology Implementations Fail

OpenText and Alfresco Reach Agreement to Settle Patent Dispute
OpenText settles patent infringement claims against Alfresco Software, Ltd; parties agreed to patent license and court dismissal
Angry Birds maker Rovio plans job cuts
Finnish mobile games maker Rovio, owner of the globally successful Angry Birds brand, said on Thursday it was planning to cut up to 130 jobs in Finland, or 16 percent of its total workforce.
Lenovo Completes Initial Closing for Acquisition of IBMx86 Server Business
Lenovo is acquiring System x, BladeCenter and Flex System blade servers and switches, x86-based Flex integrated systems, NeXtScale and iDataPlex servers and associated software, blade networking and maintenance operations. IBM retains its System z mainframes
Lenovo Set to Close Acquisition of IBM’s x86 Server Business
Acquisition to strengthen Lenovo’s position as global, diversified tech leader, accelerates growth of enterprise and cloud strategies
PayPal to separate from eBay, become its own publicly traded company in 2015
The mobile payment service PayPal is splitting from eBay and will become a separate and publicly traded company next year.
Tech Devices in 2015: Emerging Markets Dominate Growth, Increasing by $10b

Alibaba Jack Ma rises to top of China rich list as tech tycoons gain

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