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Marissa Mayer unveils make-or-break plan for Yahoo

The beleaguered CEO of the struggling Internet pioneer delivers a "bold" strategic plan. She is cutting jobs, selling patents and real estate, and inviting would-be acquirers to speak up.

By February 2, 2016

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'Independence Day: Resurgence' trailer offers close encounters of the sequel kind

The first trailer for the follow-up to the 1996 alien invasion blockbuster has finally landed. Welcome (back) to Earth.

By December 13, 2015

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Alphabet? Google? Either way, it's ready to rumble

Google has always been light-years ahead of its time, thanks to its unconventional co-founders. They're shaking things up, again.

By January 29, 2016

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Outcry over iPhone 'Error 53' and bad USB Type-C cables (CNET Update show notes)

Be careful when replacing parts. Poorly made cables can fry a laptop, and iPhones will stop working if the Touch ID button is repaired outside of Apple. It's a lesson some are learning the hard way.

By February 5, 2016

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Ubisoft vows to fight to remain independent in wake of 'unwelcome' Vivendi investment

A takeover would mean Ubisoft would be "managed by people who don't understand our expertise."

By October 20, 2015

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Google to spin out game maker Niantic Labs as independent company

The search giant is splitting from the maker of the game Ingress, only days after Google announced a massive restructuring.

By August 12, 2015

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Wait, Google's 'moon shots' cost how much???

Alphabet, Google's new parent company known for ambitious projects, reveals just how much innovation costs. All that spending has helped it become the most valuable in the world, topping Apple.

By February 1, 2016

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For startups in Vietnam, independence has its challenges

Road Trip 2015: The second half of a two-part series about Vietnam's startup scene takes a deeper look at some rare success stories and how the country is fostering -- and hindering -- its homegrown tech community.

By July 27, 2015

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Now independent, PayPal worth nearly $50 billion

The digital-payments company should see a bright future as a standalone business, in contrast to former parent eBay's need for a turnaround.

By July 20, 2015

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eBay gives investors a date for PayPal's independent market debut

The e-tail giant will be separating its online payment and commerce companies in mid July. Shares will be split, tax-free, right down the middle for current shareholders.

By June 26, 2015