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Hachette tests book sales via Twitter

Publishing giant Hachette said Monday it was launching a test program allowing consumers to purchase books on Twitter without leaving the messaging service.

Dec 08, 2014
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Dutch judges ban taxi service UberPOP (Update)

Dutch judges on Monday banned the popular ride-sharing service UberPOP from taking bookings via its smartphone app, threatening the US company with fines of up to 100,000 euros ($123,000).

Dec 08, 2014
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Apple patent focuses on tools for commuters

Should you take the arthritic trolley today or the local bus with over a dozen stops? Where do you change? When does the bus stop running? Once on the N line, does it pass close enough to the shop? If you ...

Dec 06, 2014 weblog
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Steve Jobs' video testimony transfixes courtroom

(AP)—Three years after his death, legendary Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs held a federal courtroom transfixed on Friday as attorneys played a video of his testimony in a class-action lawsuit that accuses Apple of inflating ...

Dec 05, 2014
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Bebe discloses data breach

(AP)—Bebe stores Inc. said Friday that it recently detected suspicious activity on computers that run the payment processing system used for its stores, making it the latest company to disclose a data breach.

Dec 05, 2014
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Uber raises $1.2 billion, valued at $40 billion

(AP)—Uber raised $1.2 billion in its latest round of funding from venture capitalists, a sign investors were little fazed by the ride-hailing app's recent spate of bad publicity over privacy violations ...

Dec 05, 2014
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