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McAfee warns about '12 Scams of Christmas'

Shoppers and retailers aren't the only ones gearing up for the holidays. Criminals are out in full force with plenty of scams to separate you and your money.

By November 21, 2009

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Online transaction security: Tips for staying safe

Many people regularly bank and shop online with ease, confident that the millions of transactions that take place each day are secure. Good safeguards are in place, but as the internet is constantly susceptible to new threats, these best practices will help you keep your money and financial information safe.

By June 8, 2009

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'BusinessWeek' site hacked in potential malware attack

Security firm Sophos finds hacker attack waiting to happen on BusinessWeek.com, where malicious code lurks that could be used to steal Web surfers' data.

By September 15, 2008

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Congressman to Comcast: Stop interfering with BitTorrent

In interview with CNET, Rep. Rick Boucher becomes the first U.S. politician to take a public stance against cable giant's blocking of BitTorrent file sharing.

By October 25, 2007

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Playing the market: When video games and stocks collide

Video games have mimicked real life for years. Not even trading stocks on Wall Street is safe from virtual attempts to cheat at getting rich.

By October 6, 2013

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AMD to take $948 million second-quarter charge

Charges stem largely from chipmaker's former ATI handheld and DTV units. Company's stock falls as much as 7 percent in morning trading.

By July 11, 2008

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The week in sustainable energy stocks

Mark Henwood looks at how sustainable energy companies are doing in the marketplace.

By February 25, 2008

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Palm's Centro lifts sales, but not revenue or profits

Low-cost smartphone is keeping Palm's brand alive during low period in company's financial history, which looks bound to continue for at least another quarter.

By March 20, 2008

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Wall Street slices eBay earnings estimates, targets

After posting third-quarter estimates carrying a gloomy forecast, analysts react, and so do investors. Shares of the auction site take a 12 percent hit in intraday trading.

By October 16, 2008

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Apple shareholders pepper Jobs with questions

Despite the sharp decline in Apple's share price since the beginning of the year, the tone of the question-and-answer session at this year's shareholder meeting was more cordial than in the past.

By March 4, 2008