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It's beginning to look like digital wallets are going mainstream. 
Hot on the heels of MasterCard’s PayPass, Visa unveiled its own service this week, V.Me. 
As with PayPass and PayPal’s digital wallet, V.Me allows consumers to shop on their smar… Continue reading

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NASA Was Hacked 13 Times Last Year

by Alex Fitzpatrick on March 2, 2012

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It seems not even the high-tech NASA is safe from digital intruders: The space agency’s computer systems were breached by hackers 13 times last year, according to Congressional testimony this week.
“These incidents spanned a wide continuum from … Continue reading

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Yelp finishes IPO day strong with 63% gain

by Sean Ludwig on March 2, 2012

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Reviews website Yelp debuted today on the New York Stock Exchange at $15 a share and closed the day at $24.52, a 63% gain from the original price.
It was questionable how well Yelp would perform, considering the company earned just $83.3 million in ne… Continue reading

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MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Down Goes The Internet… Again.  Amazon EC2 Outage Takes Down Foursquare, Instagram, Quora, Reddit, Etc  —  Are you trying to use the web right now?  Just stop.  It's largely broken.  —  As indicated by about … Continue reading

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MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Down Goes The Internet… Again.  Amazon EC2 Outage Takes Down Foursquare, Instagram, Quora, Reddit, Etc  —  Are you trying to use the web right now?  Just stop.  It's largely broken.  —  As indicated by about … Continue reading

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Adly Adds Analytics

by (author unknown) on July 8, 2011

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Beverly Hills-based Adly, the online Twitter advertising site headed by Arnie Gullov-Singh, said Friday that it has rolled out a new, analytics offering for celebrities and brands. The firm said its new Adly Analytics product provides celebrities with … Continue reading

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Amazon informed Californian users of the Amazon Associates program earlier today that they’d no longer be permitting Californians to participate by the end of September if the online retailer sales tax bill was made law. The governor today passed the… Continue reading

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Next up in Amazon’s tax war: California

by Colleen Taylor on June 29, 2011

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Amazon is prepared to take its sales tax war to one of the biggest arenas of all: California.
In an email sent Wednesday, Amazon warned that it will shut down its Amazon Associates Program for California-based participants if the state passes a propose… Continue reading

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LivingSocial is in conversations with bankers about filing for an initial public offering at a valuation between $10 billion and $15 billion, according to CNBC.
The company offers “daily deals,” which let consumers purchase goods or services at ste… Continue reading

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Applied Materials, the largest maker of chip making equipment, announced what it called a “breakthrough” technology in manufacturing chips that could become critical for continued technological progress in electronics for years to come.
The advance… Continue reading

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