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With shutdown in Spain, Uber sputters into the new year

While the ride-sharing service is entering 2015 with plans for worldwide expansion, it's also dealing with mounting resistance from regulators.

By December 31, 2014

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Google News to close up shop in Spain in response to new law

The so-called "Google tax" requires aggregators to pay a fee for posting links and excerpts of news articles. Google says it can't afford the expense.

By December 10, 2014

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Uber hits more roadblocks -- this time in Thailand, Spain

Transportation official in Thailand says the ride-sharing service does not use licensed vehicles, while a judge in Spain says Uber drivers lack official authorization.

By December 9, 2014

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The many faces of Cortana: How Microsoft's virtual assistant wants to woo the world

Virtual assistants have become commonplace in modern technology, but Microsoft thinks it knows how to push its Cortana a step beyond the rest.

By July 28, 2015

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Imperial Spherificator gizmo turns virtually any food into caviar-size pearls

Cheesecake with blackcurrant pearls? Rum with coke pearls? Chicken with Tabasco pearls? This super-fun kitchen device will make your modernist cuisine dreams possible.

By July 30, 2015

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Twitter becomes forum for anti-Semitic tweets in Spain

Several Jewish groups in Spain file a complaint with prosecutors to investigate a flood of racist tweets posted after Real Madrid lost a basketball game to Israel's Maccabi Tel Aviv team.

By May 20, 2014

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Amazon Coins extend to France, Italy, Spain

The e-commerce giant is offering its virtual currency in three more countries -- along with a promotion to get customers to use them.

By May 13, 2014

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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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EU launches antitrust probe against Disney, other film studios

The European Union contends that the studios and British pay-TV provider Sky UK are violating antitrust regulations by restricting the broadcasting of studio films to only the UK and Ireland.

By July 23, 2015

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Uber and NYC shake hands and make peace, for now

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio drops his proposal to place a cap on the number of Uber cars in the city, while the ride-hailing service agrees to hand over previously undisclosed data.

By July 22, 2015