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Uber tests taking 30% commission from new drivers

The ride-hailing service is testing a new, tiered fee structure that could cut into part-time drivers' pay but reward full-time drivers.

By May 18, 2015

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Alibaba sued for allegedly listing counterfeit items

Despite earlier efforts to scrub counterfeit items from its listings, the Chinese online retail giant allowed counterfeiters to list their wares, according to a new lawsuit from several luxury goods makers.

By May 17, 2015

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Woody Allen: I don't own a computer

Technically Incorrect: The famed director reportedly says he's sad that people now watch movies on tiny screens and regrets signing a deal to make a TV series for Amazon.

By May 15, 2015

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Mutant super-spiders weave webs stronger than bulletproof material

A team of Italian scientists turns ordinary spiders into super-spiders that can produce a web with fibers stronger than Kevlar. Hopefully the finding will also lead to a better Spider-Man movie.

By May 9, 2015

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Europe launches plan to tackle US online dominance

The European Commission wants to improve competition across the continent's single market, including an investigation into Internet giants like Google and Facebook.

By May 6, 2015

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LinkedIn projects disappointing sales, profit; stock plunges

Although first-quarter results beat expectations, the company warns of a weaker current quarter. The networking site for professionals may be investing faster than it can make up for it in sales.

By April 30, 2015

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Nokia denies reports it plans to return to smartphones

Former handset giant calls reports it will rejoin the smartphone sector in 2016 "false."

By April 26, 2015

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WikiLeaks republishes hacked Sony data in searchable database

Cache of data stolen in crippling hack includes emails, company documents, and personal information of studio employees and celebrities.

By April 16, 2015

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Why the EU will find Google's Android isn't like Microsoft and Windows

The search giant's mobile operating system is in the crosshairs of regulators in Europe. But there are differences between this probe and the last high-profile technology antitrust case, when Europe took on Microsoft.

By April 15, 2015

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Nokia confirms it's in 'advanced' talks to buy Alcatel-Lucent

Following speculation regarding a deal, Finnish telecoms giant Nokia admits it's in discussions with its French rival, but warns that nothing is certain yet.

By April 14, 2015