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Chinese e-tailer Alibaba prices IPO at $68, raising $21.8B

In the largest initial public offering in US history, Alibaba raises funds to fuel its global ambitions.

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Doors are opening at Apple stores worldwide as Friday begins and the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus go on sale.

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Google to encrypt data by default on new version of Android

Encryption has been optional since 2011, but Android L, due out later this year, will include activation procedures for automatic encryption.

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Home Depot breach exposes a whopping 56M credit cards

The hardware chain says it has eliminated all malware from its systems after a massive hack put tens of millions of customers' data at risk.

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Are Uber's gratuity fees misleading? Judge says yes

A US judge rules the ride-sharing service must face a lawsuit in which a passenger alleges the company pockets a "substantial portion" of the tips meant to go to drivers.

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Microsoft cuts 2,100 employees worldwide

As part of a second wave of cuts announced in July, Microsoft is laying off 2,100 employees worldwide on September 18.

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Apple's Tim Cook: Innovation 'alive and well' at company

After introducing the new iPhone 6 and Apple Watch last week, Apple's chief executive speaks with Businessweek about how the company has changed in his three years at the helm.

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Cars of the future prone to hacking thanks to '80s security

Cars are becoming smarter and more connected than ever before, but according to one researcher these cars of the future are being held back by security systems fresh from the 1980s.

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Nvidia unveils GeForce GTX 980, 970 GPUs using Maxwell chips

The GPU leader in the high-end gaming PC market has two new powerhouse components to sell ahead of the flurry of fall video game releases.

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Inside Scoop: Longtime Oracle CEO Larry Ellison resigns

In a surprise move, longtime Oracle chief Larry Ellison is stepping down. Who will take the helm at the software giant and what legacy does Ellison leave? CNET News Executive Editor Charlie Cooper discusses.

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Batmobile hitches a ride on 'Star Wars' Millennium Falcon?

Director J.J. Abrams tweets a video showing a glimpse of Han Solo's beloved hunk of junk -- the Millennium Falcon -- with a fun shout-out to "Batman vs. Superman" at the end.

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Google's YouTube investing in its own stars

As competition in online video heats up, Google's video service wants to make sure its most popular performers stay put.

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Hidden features inside of iOS 8

We'll show you features that aren't so obvious in iOS 8, and why it's the best and the worst week ever for Apple.

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Top iOS 8 camera tips

The camera gets a big upgrade in iOS 8, giving you time-lapse, a timer, and controls for fine-tuning photos.

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The many different stylings of the new Moto X (pictures)

In addition to its 1080p display, 13-megapixel camera, and quad-core processor, the new Moto X has more design options than before.

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Apple iPhone 6 goes on sale around the globe (pictures)

Pictures from around the world as doors open at Apple Stores worldwide.

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Tomorrow Daily 054: The human hamster wheel, Tokyo Game Show 2014, bruise suits, and more

On today's show, we get a good laugh out of the human hamster wheel that's also a standing desk, squeal like tweens over Tokyo Game Show trailers, and marvel at the brilliance of a "bruise suit" created to help Paralympians identify potential injuries.

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