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eBay gives investors a date for PayPal's independent market debut

The e-tail giant will be separating its online payment and commerce companies in mid July. Shares will be split, tax-free, right down the middle for current shareholders.

By 27 June 2015

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Why some of today's hottest video games are coming from small, independent studios

Affectionately known as "indies," these developers and their eccentric games are now sought after by the biggest names in the industry.

By 17 June 2015

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ALS patient more independent with tech

Eric Valor has been living with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease, for nearly a decade, but he says technology, including a brainwave-sensing headset, has let him maintain a high quality of life. CNET's Kara Tsuboi visits him at home to learn how.

By 30 August 2014

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Google's Independence Day Doodle celebrates the underdog

In a cute animated doodle, a young musician is struggling to keep up with a marching band. But struggle is part of America's glory.

By 5 July 2014

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Elon Musk-backed group gives $7M to explore artificial intelligence risks

The Future of Life Institute, which aims to protect humanity from the possible negative effects of artificial intelligence, awards the cash to 37 research teams.

By 2 July 2015

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Aliens will look just like humans, says Cambridge professor

Technically Incorrect: Building on the principle of evolutionary convergence, an academic says it's likely that aliens will resemble us.

By 3 July 2015

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Listen up, Apple: People who stream really dig indie music

Digital music is now the main source of revenue for the majority of independent labels in Merlin, a rights agency for 20,000 indie labels. And consumers who pay $10 a month tend to stream a lot of music.

By 25 June 2015

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PayPal sends $890 million to buy money-transfer firm Xoom

The digital payments firm continues its acquisition push ahead of its split from eBay later this month.

By 2 July 2015

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Sprint puts 'cramming' behind it with $50 million settlement

A judge approved the settlement as part of a broader deal that requires Sprint to pay $68 million over claims the carrier added unauthorized charges to customer bills.

By 2 July 2015

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Even Apple and Facebook can suffer from a bad rep, report says

It's not just products and services that can color a company's reputation. How it handles sensitive issues can also affect public perception.

By 30 June 2015