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21 May 2013 : Microsoft offers a glimpse Tuesday at a new-generation Xbox as videogame consoles evolve into home entertainment centers and adapt to competition from smartphones and tablets.
21 May 2013 : Marissa Mayer has made her boldest move to date as chief of Yahoo! with the billion-dollar purchase of Tumblr, a popular blogging platform she vowed not to ruin after protests from youthful users.
21 May 2013 : Reinvigorated technology player Yahoo! unveiled a dusted-off design of its Flickr photo platform only hours after the company's dramatic acquisition of blogging site Tumblr.
21 May 2013 : Apple avoided paying taxes on tens of billions of dollars in profits through a complex network of subsidiaries, many with "no declared tax jurisdiction," a US Senate panel has concluded.
21 May 2013 : Tumblr lovers were quick to express ire in trademark sassy posts after news that Yahoo! is buying the blogging platform in a $1.1 billion deal.
21 May 2013 : The billion-dollar deal for Tumblr has stirred talk on the next big acquisition target in the sector, with cash-rich tech giants looking for the next potential star.
21 May 2013 : Unilever claimed bragging rights Monday to the most-watched Internet commercial of all time -- a three-minute study of women's self-perception that stars a forensic artist.
20 May 2013 : Yahoo! is just under two decades old and already showing signs of age. Tumblr, the cool blogging platform, represents a new generation.
20 May 2013 : Mexican phone giant America Movil, owned by billionaire Carlos Slim, announced Monday that its US unit reached a deal to acquire US mobile phone company Start Wireless Group.
20 May 2013 : A group of ex-Nokia employees who quit over the company's decision to abandon the planned MeeGo operating system in favour of Windows presented their own smartphone on Monday, hoping to rival the sector's giants.
20 May 2013 : A British mountaineer's interview with the BBC on his smartphone from the top of Mount Everest has stirred controversy with the Nepalese government calling the broadcast "illegal", officials said Monday.
19 May 2013 : Mannequins in riot gear, armoured cars and drones line a police equipment and "anti-terrorism technology" trade fair in Beijing as vendors seek to profit from China's huge internal security budget.