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Illinois court throws out 'Amazon tax' online sales law

The decision marks the first time a court has said the state law forcing Illinois-based marketing affiliates to collect sales tax violates federal rules.

By October 18, 2013

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Ray Ozzie's new app reimagines the phone call

One of Bill Gates' all-time favorite programmers is back after pondering the hypothetical: What would people do if the phone had never been invented before the Internet came along?

By September 22, 2014

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Meet Kevin Lynch, once a Flash point, now winding up Apple Watch

The exec, who clashed with Apple while at Adobe, now runs the team working on wearable software at Apple -- a vital role as the company expands into a new business.

By September 17, 2014

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Why the iPhone 6 isn't rocking a sapphire crystal display

CNET takes a look at the pros and cons of the superhard material, and why practical constraints kept it from appearing in Apple's latest smartphones.

By September 9, 2014

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Bills banning Google Glass while driving are toothless, professor says

Legislation aimed at barring the use of Glass have stalled in many states. One professor suggests changing the wording of the bills.

By August 13, 2014

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Anonymous hacks Ferguson, Mo., police site for dispatch tapes

The hacking collective publishes hours of alleged police dispatch tapes on Twitter and YouTube from the day unarmed teenager Michael Brown was shot to death by police in a St. Louis suburb.

By August 13, 2014

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Woman posts Facebook pic in allegedly stolen dress (store notices)

An Illinois woman is arrested after a local boutique puts out an alert about a distinctive neon leopard print dress.

By July 21, 2014

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LinkedIn pays $6M over employee wage violations

After a US Department of Labor investigation finds the social network violated federal wage law, the company pays workers overtime back wages and damages.

By August 4, 2014

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How Microsoft's Cortana came by its human touch

Microsoft's Sogol Malekzadeh talks about her journey from artist in Iran to designer who helped create Windows Phone's marquee virtual assistant.

By July 21, 2014

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Need a 3D printer? Hit the hardware store

Home Depot and MakerBot team up to bring 3D printers to the masses. Here's why the unusual pairing makes perfect sense.

By July 16, 2014