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Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Aug 6, 2013

Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, August 6, 2013

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Samsung did not have a good Monday, and Tuesday doesn't look so hot, either. The South Korean tech giant had won a sales ban against older Apple products. It's part of a larger battle involving patents for wireless communications over 3G networks. But it seems Apple has friends in high places. President Obama overturned that International Trade Commission ban this past weekend. And, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos just bought The Washington Post for $250 million. What was he thinking?

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What is Jeff Bezos thinking buying WaPo?

Aug 6, 2013
The CEO of Amazon just bought The Washington Post for $250 million -- chump change to a guy worth $25 billion.

Apple's White House pals

Aug 6, 2013
What's behind the Obama administration's decision to overturn an International Trade Commission ban in favor of Apple?

Samsung did not have a good Monday, and Tuesday doesn’t look so hot, either. The South Korean tech giant had won a sales ban against older Apple products. It’s part of a larger battle involving patents for wireless communications over 3G networks. But it seems Apple has friends in high places. President Obama overturned that International Trade Commission ban this past weekend. And, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos just bought The Washington Post for $250 million. What was he thinking?

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