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Shipping deadlines for Valentine's Day

Your loved one not receiving that perfect gift for this lovely holiday can spell disaster for your holiday weekend, but it doesn't have to happen that way.

By February 5, 2015

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Net Fix: Why FCC's Wheeler is 'defying the greatest lobbyists in the world'

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is at the center of a historic debate over how we'll all use the Internet. Fans applaud a consumer-friendly approach. Critics say he'll strangle innovation. Both sides agree he's not afraid to do what he thinks is right.

By February 2, 2015

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Will Obama finally change cybersecurity in America?

President Barack Obama formally presents his cybersecurity proposals to the nation, but experts fear it's too little, too late to make a major impact on Americans' lives.

By January 20, 2015

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Obama's data-breach initiative has privacy advocates optimistic, cautious

Proposed legislation would establish a national standard for how companies respond to data breaches, with advocates on both sides of the issue supportive of the concept.

By January 13, 2015

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Beyond the Sony hack: How companies can clamp down on cyberattacks

Data breaches are on the rise, but cybersecurity experts say employees and companies can still make broad changes to cut back on hacks.

By December 18, 2014

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Alibaba breaks sales record on China's 'Singles Day'

China's e-commerce giant pulls in $9.3 billion on the world's biggest online shopping day -- a sign of Alibaba's sales clout.

By November 11, 2014

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How Alibaba turned 1111 into $$$$

Sad and lonely? Alibaba says buy yourself something nice on "11.11," when China's unattached celebrate being single.

By November 9, 2014

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Pressure is on: eBay needs to deliver after PayPal's spin-off

The split is a logical progression for PayPal, but eBay needs to show that it's also a smart decision for its core e-commerce business as Amazon lures away sellers.

By October 1, 2014

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Alibaba shares make their debut at $92.70

The Chinese company's record-breaking initial public offering is paying off with a splashy opening on the New York Stock Exchange.

By September 19, 2014

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Chinese e-tailer Alibaba prices IPO at $68, raising $21.8B

In the largest initial public offering in US history, Alibaba raises funds to fuel its global ambitions.

By September 18, 2014