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Pressure is on: eBay needs to deliver after PayPal's spin-off

The split is a logical progression for PayPal, but eBay needs to show that it's also a smart decision for its core e-commerce business as Amazon lures away sellers.

Surprise! Microsoft jumps to Windows 10

Forget Windows 9. Microsoft is going straight to double digits from Windows 8 as it faces a challenging future for its OS.

Sprint doubles AT&T's double-the-data wireless promotion

Under new CEO Marcelo Claure, Sprint is keeping the pressure on its larger competitors and going directly after AT&T.

Pebble drops price, adds Jawbone and Misfit fitness apps
Meet Matchstick, Mozilla's $25 Chromecast alternative
For better privacy, change iOS 8 settings
With new commissioner, Google faces tough times in Europe

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Pressure is on: eBay needs to deliver after PayPal's spin-off

The split is a logical progression for PayPal, but eBay needs to show that it's also a smart decision for its core e-commerce business as Amazon lures away sellers.

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