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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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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

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Roku beats Apple TV -- again -- on usage, purchases

Roku is No. 1 for set-top-box purchases and usage, and the gulf between it and No. 2 Apple is widening, a study says -- but opportunity may rouse the sleeping giant.

By July 9, 2014

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From Skylanders to Amiibo: Video games embrace the toy

Nintendo's hot to cash in on the appeal of action figurines that come to life in a game, and Marvel Comics won't be far behind. But does the fad have staying power?

By June 11, 2014

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Web series 'Star Trek: Phase II' gets new home, new Kirk

Crave's Michael Franco talks with Assistant Director Dennis Hotston about the new digs and the new actor, called by some fans "a better Captain Kirk than Captain Kirk."

By June 7, 2014

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Laser-guided tactical necktie ready for office wars

There's no reason a tie should just sit there looking sharp when it could be turned into the ultimate PowerPoint weapon.

By June 4, 2014

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Uber taxi row goes to court in UK

With a taxi driver demonstration set to gridlock the city, London's transport authority is turning to the courts to provide a definitive ruling on controversial e-hailing app Uber.

By May 29, 2014

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The pill-less placebo that just might make you happy

A team of researchers wants you to participate in The Placebo Happiness Study, which seeks to make everyone happy using the video equivalent of a sugar pill.

By May 20, 2014