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#OMG Rumour Says Google’s Planning a Staggering $40bn Buy of Twitter

Rumours are once again suggesting Google might be thinking about buying Twitter, only since the social site has gone public, the price has risen. A figure upwards of $40bn (£26bn) is likely to be needed to convince Twitter's backers to take the cash-in opportunity of a lifetime. [CNBC] Read More >>

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Facebook Now Lets You Buy Things Straight From Your News Feed

Facebook is just full of surprises today. After releasing its new Moments app earlier, the company has just announced the latest in its long history of experiments: Giving you the ability to buy things straight from your News Feed. Read More >>

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Microsoft Considered Buying a Nokia (Then Like Most People Didn’t Bother)

Rumours suggest Microsoft recently had a pop at buying its Windows Phone buddy Nokia outright, before hang ups over price and other technicalities derailed the planned acquisition. Read More >>

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Google Putting Big Money Behind Motorola and Android’s Future

Google's popular front man Eric Schmidt has gone on record regarding some of the company's plans for Motorola Mobility, the hardware maker it's just finalised the purchase of. There will be lots of money going in to it, basically. It wasn't all about the patents after all. Read More >>

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Google May Add a Very Retro “Buy” Option to its Play Store Film Rentals

Google may soon add the option to buy copies of films through its Google Play Store, with the search giant apparently talking to Hollywood studios about the likelihood of being able to offer digital downloads of titles for its users to keep. Read More >>