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You can now pay for a Hailo cab without cash even if you hailed on the street

Cab app Hailo has hit the road to take on Uber with new features after quitting the US earlier this month.

By October 23, 2014

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With Alibaba windfall, all eyes on Yahoo's Mayer

The IPO promises to be one of the biggest events in Yahoo's recent history. But after the expected multibillion-dollar windfall, the company's going to be under intense pressure to improve performance.

By September 18, 2014

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With Yahoo's News Digest, Katie Couric comes to an iPad near you

The news summarization app makes its way to Apple's tablet, along with a 2-minute weekly news recap hosted by the former ABC news personality.

By September 11, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Welcoming new techies with a middle finger salute

The new era of dot-com fortunes spurs plenty of angst aimed at San Francisco's most privileged, but it hasn't stopped tech workers from moving in.

By August 23, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Starved for tech talent and yet nobody to hire?

As the H-1B debate continues, the tech industry faces an odd contradiction: a skills shortage along with an applicant surplus.

By August 21, 2014

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Comcast, why do you want to stop reading this column?

I'm happy to provide excellent customer service. But first, I just have a few questions.

By July 20, 2014

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Wait, Harry Potter is 34 already?

Harry shows up for the first time in seven years in an installment on the author's Pottermore website. Is it the start of something more to come?

By July 8, 2014

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CEOs of Microsoft, HP, Intel talk future of computing

The chief executives of key tech companies discuss their visions of the explosion of data and the future Internet of Things.

By June 11, 2014

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150 reasons why bacon smells so good

Why oh why do those salty fried strips have such a hypnotic power over us? Scientists from the American Chemical Society are all over it.

By May 27, 2014

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Apple-approved drug-dealing game tops iTunes chart

Weed Firm is a game for thoughtful people, those who know how to plant, plan, and sell -- and it's rocketed to the top of iTunes.

By May 19, 2014