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Two gadgets enter the ring, but only one can leave the champion! Each week Brian Tong pits two compe

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From Bordeaux to Warhol: Amazon goes high-brow

There's more to e-commerce than marked-down Kindles and superhero videos, and Amazon has the $200,000 artwork to prove it.

By November 26, 2013

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Yahoo-Facebook: First fisticuffs, then flowers?

Facebook needs to move fast to stave off any doubt among investors as its IPO approaches. One possibility: It buys a bunch of Yahoo's patents outright.

By March 14, 2012

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PayPal co-founder Levchin launches e-commerce startup

Silicon Valley all-star Max Levchin launches Affirm, a startup focusing on making one-click payments from smartphones.

By February 26, 2013

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Visa officially launches its digital wallet V.me

According to the company, over 50 financial institutions have adopted the payment service, which will compete with Google Wallet, PayPal and other offerings from mobile carriers.

By November 13, 2012

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Ethical-iPhone activists deliver petitions to Apple stores

Members from Change.org deliver a quarter of a million signatures to Apple's Manhattan flagship store in Grand Central Terminal on petitions calling for an ethical iPhone 5. It was part of the delivery of signatures to stores around the world.

By February 9, 2012

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Zoove--it would take a real doofus to screw it up

A former CNET boss lands at a mobile phone infrastructure company that's already sitting on a gold mine.

By March 13, 2011

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Friday Poll: For your mom, a geeky gift?

A new cell phone or computer for mom? A Netflix account? Flowers? Just how geeky is your Mother's Day gift going to be this year?

By May 7, 2010

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Marketers in credit card scandal start lobby effort

Webloyalty, Vertrue, and Affinion--under government scrutiny for their controversial marketing practices--are looking for help on Capitol Hill.

By January 6, 2010

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E-tail Scrooges and how one woman defeated them

This is no "It's a Wonderful Life," but the thousands stung by Web marketing practices now under government scrutiny may find it a feel-good story anyway.

By December 29, 2009

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This holiday, who's looking out for online shoppers?

A long-running marketing ploy now under federal investigation has raised questions about why it was allowed to go on for nearly a decade.

By November 25, 2009