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eBay buys recommendation service Hunch

Internet auction giant eBay said Monday it has bought Hunch, an online service which provides users with personalized recommendations for products and services.

dateNov 21, 2011 in Internet
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Epinions co-founder launches Facebook-like startup

Nirav Tolia was still in his 20s when he co-founded high-flying startup Epinions, which let users ask questions and post opinions about everything from books to banks to baby strollers. It became one of the bright lights ...

dateNov 03, 2011 in Internet
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Stanford researchers outsmart captcha codes

(PhysOrg.com) -- Stanford researchers say that captcha security codes, asking Internet sign-up users to repeat a string of letters to prove the users are human, can be thwarted, and they have successfully ...

dateNov 03, 2011 in Internet report
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Romania eBay hacker gets suspended sentence

A Romanian court on Wednesday handed a three-year suspended sentence to a hacker accused of causing auction website eBay millions of dollars in losses by illegally accessing its email accounts.

dateNov 02, 2011 in Internet
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PayPal opens Southeast Asian operations centre

PayPal, the US-based online payment giant, has moved to expand its global presence with its first Southeast Asian operations centre, the latest in a string of similar offices around the globe.

dateNov 02, 2011 in Internet
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EBay holiday forecast disappoints investors

(AP) -- EBay left investors unimpressed with its predictions for the holiday season even as its namesake site and PayPal online payment service showed healthy growth in the latest quarter.

dateOct 20, 2011 in Business
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EBay to add image recognition to mobile offerings

EBay plans to add image-recognition technology to its mobile offerings, allowing shoppers to snap photos of items they covet - such as a cute dress a friend is wearing - that an eBay app will match up with similar items for ...

dateOct 13, 2011 in Internet
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