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Prosper's $70M funding challenges Lending Club in online loan market

The San Francisco startup, which connects borrowers and lenders, plans to use its new funds to expand -- just like its main rival.

By May 5, 2014

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VC Roger McNamee slams Android's 'profitless prosperity'

"The threat to Apple is that they forget their power and success comes from selling hardware. If Android gets too much unit volume, it's a mistake," McNamee says.

By December 12, 2012

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Did Thanksgiving and Black Friday online sales soar or slip?

Data from IBM and ComScore show strong growth in online sales. However, a report from the National Retail Federation says that shoppers actually spent less money online and in stores.

By December 1, 2014

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'Star Trek' began filming 50 years ago

The crew of the Enterprise walked in front of cameras for the first time on 27 November 1964 -- but the legendary TV show nearly didn't make it to the screen.

By November 27, 2014

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Ohio State marching band turns to outer space for halftime show

For its latest halftime performance, the band paid tribute to our favorite sci-fi epics including "2001: A Space Odyssey," "Armageddon" and "Star Trek: Into Darkness."

By November 3, 2014

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A political party of nerds and geeks: What should it stand for?

You've heard that geeks and nerds run the world, but what would it take for us to actually be in charge? Crave's Eric Mack thinks it might be time for a "GNU" political party.

By October 21, 2014

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Netflix on HBO's Web-only service: It's inevitable, sensible

Netflix, which views HBO as its primary long-term competitor, believes consumers will subscribe to both online services.

By October 15, 2014

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Samsung: Note 4 is better than iPhone because of screen and pen

Samsung releases two new ads that present a rather fact-based, use-based picture of why its Note 4 phone should be the customer's choice.

By October 8, 2014

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With IPO coming, Lending Club starts pulling out the stops

Apparently feeling some competitive urgency, the dominant peer-to-peer lending company has accelerated its expansion -- and reversed its profitability for now.

By August 28, 2014

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This guy turned his basement into the Starship Enterprise

Anthony Sforza may be the ultimate "Star Trek" fan, and he has $500,000 worth of Trekkie memorabilia to prove it.

By July 10, 2014