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Updated 1:25 p.m. today

SciQuest being acquired for $509M, has option to find better deal

SciQuest, a Morrisville-based provider of eprocurement solutions, is being sold to a private equity firm in a deal valued at some $509 million. Shares soar 34 percent to match offered deal price.

What SciQuest does What SciQuest does

11:29 a.m. today

EU, tech giants to fight hate speech + The code of conduct, point by point

Internet  ‚ÄčThe European Union reached an agreement Tuesday with some of the world's biggest social media firms, including Facebook and Twitter, on ways to combat the spread of hate speech online. Read the agreed-to "code of conduct," point by point.

6:15 a.m. yesterday

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May 27

Implant to fight addiction; Alibaba's woes; Google beats Oracle in Android suit; Microsoft-Facebook undersea cable

In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: The FDA approves a drug-oozing stent to fight addiction; Alibaba won - and lost - a big friend in Washington; Google prevails over Oracle in big Android suit; and Microsoft teams with Facebook for an undersea cable project.

Addiction-Implant Addiction-Implant

May 24

More room to tweet; more ads at Google maps; Facebook news changes; apps TV future, says Apple

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Twitter revises tweet multimedia limits; more ads are coming to Google Maps; Facebook makes changes in news after meeting with conservatives; and Apple's Tim Cook says apps are the future of TV.

May 23

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May 19

Bayer-Monsanto talks; Facebook meets conservatives; 117M hit in LinkedIn hack; Apple's India move

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: Bayer and Monsanto are talking a deal; Facebook execs meet with conservatives to discuss alleged bias; LinkedIn confirms just how big a 2012 hack was; and Apple plans to open a development office in India.

May 17

Robot truckers; Huawei expands smartphones ; Zuckerberg-conservative meetup; Amazon brands

In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: A startup wants to bring robotic trucks to highways; China's Huawei aims to grow in phone market; Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to meet with conservatives; and Amazon is expanding its brands.

Robot Truckers Robot Truckers

May 16

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May 13

Google's women emojis; Apple's $1B ride-sharing bet; Facebook 'trending' debate; bank cyberattack

In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Google proposes new emojis for professional women; Apple invests $1 billion in an Uber competitor; Facebook defends its news trending; and a new cyberattack hits bank.

Google Women Emojis Google Women Emojis

May 11

Is Facebook censoring conservatives? Republicans probe; think tank defends

Facebook  Senate Republicans on Tuesday demanded an explanation from Facebook after reports that former company staffers excluded links to conservative political stories. But a high-tech think tank says concerns may be overblown.

May 9

Facebook's No. 2 calls for more help to single mothers

Sheryl Sandberg In a touching Mother's Day weekend post on Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg says the odds are stacked against single moms. Many live in poverty, work two jobs or don't get paid leave to care for themselves or children if they get sick, she says. So what's to be done? Read her key points of action.

May 9

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May 2

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April 28

Premium Lock Why founders keep control - The Zuckerberg strategy for Facebook

Facebook founder, chair and CEO Mark Zuckerberg lays out his vision for the social media giant's future - one that he largely controls through how he has structured the company and its stock. Other founders can draw some wisdom from Zuckerberg's strategy from comments he made to Wall Street analysts on Wednesday.

The Zuckerberg family  The Zuckerberg family

April 25

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April 18

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April 13

Premium Lock Techies want Teslas; Verizon strike; Facebook beefs up chat; HTC's new phone

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Surveys show techies are driving demand for new Tesla; thousands of Verizon workers go on strike; Facebook beefs up Messenger chat; and HTC unveils a new phone.

April 12

Premium Lock Why you might soon text robots as often as your friends

Chatbot Boom In coming months, users of Facebook's Messenger app, Microsoft's Skype and Canada's Kik can expect to find new automated assistants offering information and services at a variety of businesses. These messaging "chatbots" are basically software that can conduct human-like conversation and do simple jobs once reserved for people. Google and other companies are reportedly working on similar ideas.

April 11

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