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How much is Yahoo worth? The case for buying

(AP) -- It's losing business to Google and Facebook. Its stock has gone nowhere since 2008. It just announced its fourth CEO in five years. It's enough to make investors replace the exclamation point in the logo with a question ...

Jan 04, 2012
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Web giants, film companies at odds over anti-piracy bills

Film director Penelope Spheeris' new comedy, "Balls to the Wall," had barely premiered in Europe when bootleg copies started popping up on the Internet, throwing its U.S. release into jeopardy. A Spheeris assistant sent out ...

Dec 07, 2011
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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.

Nov 21, 2011
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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 ...

Nov 03, 2011
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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.

Nov 02, 2011
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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.

Nov 02, 2011
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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.

Oct 20, 2011
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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 ...

Oct 13, 2011
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PayPal to announce online shopping login service

(AP) -- PayPal, eBay's online payment service, plans to announce a new service Wednesday that aims to make it easier to shop online by cutting down on the number of accounts consumers have to create with various Web retailers.

Oct 12, 2011
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