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Vodafone Group said Tuesday it will keep the $3.15 billion dividend payment it will receive from Verizon Wireless and plow it into its flagging operations in Europe, which weighed heavily on the mobile giant's full-year profit. One way to spend your millions: Build a private clubhouse, with no oversharers welcome. Hardware makers are turning to parties, stunts and events in an effort to fill the news void created by the lack of big-name announcements slated for this year's CTIA trade show in Las Vegas. The higher $3.40-per-share offer comes just ahead of a shareholder vote that clearly wasn't going Sprint's way. A preview of things to come at today's "Xbox: A New Generation Revealed" event. Silk blouse in your size and a statement necklace, coming right up. Yahoo says it acquired 300 million new users yesterday. But, for now, the number advertisers care about will be much smaller. MessageMe, the mobile application that offers free text, photo and video messaging between smartphones, announced Tuesday that it had raised a $10 million round led by John Lilly of Greylock Partners -- who will join the board of MessageMe makers LittleInc Labs -- with participation from existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, True Ventures, Social+Capital and others. According to NPD, North American Mac sales for April were unchanged year over year, despite the market shift from PCs to mobile devices. API service startup Orchestrate.io announced on Tuesday that it had closed a $3 million seed investment round.