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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 Feb. 26, 2013


Obama, China president to talk hacking -- report

President Obama is hoping that China's president, Xi Jinping, will acknowledge that the countries can work together on cyberspying.

By Jun. 7, 2013


Welcome to the Naval Academy: 'You're too slow!'

July 1 was the day that 1,247 new plebes showed up at the Naval Academy. CNET Road Trip 2010 was on hand to see these young men and women go through a major life-changing experience.

By Jul. 2, 2010


Why does Alec Baldwin get a Twitter pass?

Actor Alec Baldwin turns to Twitter to accuse a Daily Mail reporter of a being "a toxic little queen." He somehow receives precious little opprobrium from anyone, even gay organizations. How can this be?

By Jun. 30, 2013


Amazon plucks wholesome publisher to boost original titles

The online retail giant acquires the publishing rights to 3,000 titles from Avalon Books, whose romance, western, and mystery books eschew sex, cursing, and excessive drinking.

By Jun. 4, 2012


Facebook COO: Search to harness the 'wisdom of friends'

The social network's Sheryl Sandberg talks search, e-commerce, ads and analytics with CNBC this morning.

By Oct. 1, 2012


Judge says Apple, RIM not violating Kodak patent

International Trade Commission judge rules Apple and RIM are not violating a Kodak patent related to image previews on cameras.

By Jan. 24, 2011


Sony unveils 'Crystal LED display' at CES

Prototype 55-inch display features 6 million LEDs to produce "super contrast and superwide color gamut," Sony CEO Howard Stringer promises.

By Jan. 9, 2012


Rescuecom drops trademark suit against Google

After Best Buy sued Rescuecom for using the same advertising tactics Rescuecom decried in its suit against Google, the PC support company makes peace with Google.

By Mar. 5, 2010


ITC extends Kodak case against Apple, RIM again

The U.S. International Trade Commission is delaying a decision on Kodak's patent claims against Apple and Research In Motion until later this year.

By Jun. 30, 2011