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The 404 Show 1,555: Netflix tries to spoil everything, a simple guide to happiness (podcast)

Today we're not spoiling anything, unlike what Netflix is trying to do with a random spoiler generator it just released. Also, researchers think they've discovered a simple thing that happier people do.

By September 22, 2014

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Uber seen upping fee it charges new drivers in SF to 25%

Drivers for the peer-to-peer car service are increasingly being hit with pay cuts and raised costs, according to an Uber notification posted to Reddit.

By September 22, 2014

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Lyft buys Hitch, giving its carpool feature a jumpstart

The peer-to-peer car service buys another ride-sharing platform that's focused on connecting multiple passengers along the same route.

By September 22, 2014

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Alibaba becomes world's largest IPO after additional share sale

The company's IPO hit a record $25 billion after it initially touched $21.8 billion. The jump was due to underwriters exercising an option to sell another 48 million shares.

By September 22, 2014

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Apple iPhone 6 goes on sale around the world

Doors open at Apple stores across the globe as the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus hit the shelves.

By September 19, 2014

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Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus preorders top 4M in first 24 hours

Apple says it hit a record in the first day of sales. However, it confirms demand outstripped initial preorder supplies, so some customers will receive their new iPhones as late as October.

By September 15, 2014

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How Android Wear could come to the iPhone

Commentary: The Apple Watch may be the device that Apple plans as an accessory for its phone users. But companies selling Android Wear would still want iPhone customers, and some iPhone owners might want Android Wear.

By September 20, 2014

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Alibaba's Jack Ma willing to work with Amazon

Following the Chinese company's historic IPO, the co-founder talks about his ambitious with his US e-commerce rival.

By September 19, 2014

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iPhone 6 launch mania: Bigger phones, bigger lines

At Manhattan's marquee Apple Store on Fifth Avenue, a line that stretched several blocks degenerated into a chaotic crowd. But the chaos didn't consist of super fans -- most planned to resell it.

By September 19, 2014

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Apple transparency reports allude to Patriot Act demands

A "warrant canary" stating that Apple has "never received an order" under the Patriot Act is missing from its latest two reports -- suggesting such demands have been made.

By September 18, 2014