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US regulator orders PayPal to pay $25 million in refunds, fines

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau claims PayPal signed up consumers to its credit service, PayPal Credit, without their permission.

By May 19, 2015

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Google Chromebooks score in schools but slow to catch on elsewhere

Research firm Gartner says Chromebook sales will hit 7.3 million this year, but most of those sales will come from only one market -- education.

By May 21, 2015

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As Apple rises, so Samsung falls

Samsung's declining first-quarter financial results contrast sharply with those of Apple, but the drop in operating profit isn't as bad as it has been.

By April 28, 2015

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Verizon, Sprint to pay $158M to settle charges of 'cramming'

The agreement includes $120 million for refunds to customers who had unauthorized third-party fees added to their phone bills. The wireless carriers also will improve their billing practices.

By May 12, 2015

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Like it or not, Europe's quota system puts women on boards

European countries forced large, public companies to give women a seat at the table. Now more nations are signing on.

By May 7, 2015

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Samsung regains smartphone sales crown from Apple

The South Korean electronics giant's market share shrinks to 24 percent from 31 percent a year ago, but that's still enough to beat Apple.

By April 28, 2015

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LG to sell new flagship G4 phone starting April 29

Aimed initially at consumers in South Korea, the new phone will offer them a free screen replacement for the first year and a free 64GB memory card if they buy it by May 31.

By April 20, 2015

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Samsung, in a race to build your next smartphone chip, may just win

The Korean electronics maker, best known for TVs and mobile devices, also makes the processors powering those devices. Here's why it's now angling to be first with new chip technology.

By April 17, 2015

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Inside the multibillion-dollar quest to make faster, cheaper gadgets

Intel, GlobalFoundries and other chipmakers have built massive facilities to manufacture more powerful computer chips. It's all part of a race to prove they can keep pace with Moore's Law.

By April 16, 2015

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The chaebols: Samsung and LG's 50-year 'star wars'

LG and Samsung are among the best-known of South Korea's conglomerates, and their ongoing rivalry is just as famous. We take a look at their closely intertwined histories in part two of this series on chaebols.

By April 9, 2015