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FILE PHOTO: Jack Ma, chairman and then-chief executive officer of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., laughs at a news conference in Hong Kong, China, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007. Alibaba, which rode China's emergence as an economic superpower over the last 15 years to become a massive online marketplace for everything from forks to forklifts, filed today for what could become the largest U.S. initial public offering ever. Photographer: Daniel J. Groshong/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Alibaba's leaders garner more power over board

Top executives and investors in the Chinese e-commerce company can now name two additional board members following the firm's IPO, according to a new regulatory filing.

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Google grappling with 70,000 'right to be forgotten' requests

The search giant's plight reveals the challenges inherent in trying to comply with a controversial and complex law.

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Y2K glitch orders 14K deceased men to join the military draft

Is the US recruiting a zombie army? No, it just appears an Y2K bug temporarily resurfaced.

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How to email stuff to your Evernote account

Learn the tips and tricks of turning mail into tagged, filed Evernote notes.

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Open links in new tabs without loading them with Silent Tab

Firefox add-on adds an option to open a link in a new tab without loading the page until you switch to the tab.

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Lock Chrome when you step away from your computer

A Chrome setting lets you password-protect the browser and provides guest access.

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Facebook aims its ad machine at virtual goods and video games

The world's largest social network is offering developers a way to sell virtual items to its users.

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Airbnb to reviewers: Tell us what you really think

The home-rental service said it made some changes to its reviews system to foster honesty.

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Amazon takes on Google, Microsoft with new collaboration tool

The online retail giant launches Zocalo, a storage and sharing service designed for companies.

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Name your own price for the Humble sci-fi e-book bundle

As little as a penny nets you five solid reads. Anything over $12 adds some sci-fi legends to the mix, including Bear, Ellison, and Zahn.

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New venture fund to offer ownership stakes to tech entrepreneurs

Looking to shake up a stodgy business, a former Yahoo deal-maker turned seed investor plans to offer partnership stakes to entrepreneurs funded by his new company.

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Senator asks FTC to investigate Facebook's mood study

After the social network altered the news feeds of nearly 700,000 users without telling them, Sen. Mark R. Warner wants to know if there should be oversight on these types of experiments.

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