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Fans of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer say she shouldn't be blamed for the company's history of failed acquisitions -- but there are plenty of other reasons to be skeptical about Yahoo's $1. The Internet Archive recently launched an ambitious project to collect and index all broadcasts since the start of television. Venture capital-backed lithium ion battery startup Amprius is finally moving into commercial production, with an announcement that it has OEM partners in place, and will start making its second-gen batteries later this year. The reason for Apple's being singled out for common U.S. tax minimization practices wasn't completely explained by a U. VMware executives shared the prices that its customers will pay to use its new vCloud Hybrid Service launching later this year, but it's unclear if customers and partners will be happy with the offering. Sprint has given into shareholder pressure and raised its bid for Clearwire by 14 percent. Clearwire immediately canceled today shareholder vote, rescheduling for next week. Microsoft announced an new Xbox called Xbox One Tuesday that comes with support for live TV, group video calls via Skype and multi-tasking for entertainment apps. Intel could get its largest mobile design win yet: Two different benchmark sites indicate that at the very least, Samsung is testing an Intel Atom chip inside the upcoming Galaxy Tab 3
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