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Hewlett-Packard posts surprise revenue gain after PC sales jump Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Hewlett-Packard Co posted a surprise increase in quarterly revenue after sales from its personal computer division climbed 12 percent, but a flat to declining performance from its other units underscored the company's uphill battle to revive growth.  Full Article

 
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Infineon agrees to buy Int'l Rectifier for $3 billion in cash Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 

MUNICH/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Merger-shy German chipmaker Infineon has agreed to buy California-based International Rectifier for about $3 billion in cash, Infineon said on Wednesday, in its biggest-ever acquisition.  Full Article  

Silicon Valley startup accelerators on the hunt for health-tech talent Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - What do Dropbox, Stripe, Airbnb and Reddit have in common? These technology firms all received mentorship and money from Silicon Valley's so-called startup machine, Y Combinator.  Full Article