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eBay made headlines Wednesday with a dramatic redesign, but it's not out of the spotlight yet. Today's tech news roundup looks at eBay's Lifestyle Deals, a service similar to Groupon. It's being tested now in a few markets, including New York. Can you handle (or want) another Groupon clone? Is there room in this space for eBay? Share your daily deal experiences and thoughts with us via e-mail or in a 15-second Tout video.
This holiday, Fab expects you to flock to its mobile shopping app. The young site is growing quickly, boasting nearly 8 million users. Fab features a new lineup of unique products every day and only sells them for a few days. It just pushed out updates to its apps and a new TV commercial.
Sprint could see a big financial boost from a backer in Japan. Sprint confirmed that it is negotiating with SoftBank, a Japanese mobile carrier, about a "substantial investment" in Sprint.
Over at Verizon, the Motorola Razr HD and Razr Maxx HD will be arriving next week, on Oct. 18.
Google has rolled out a major update to Street View. Google Maps added street-level images for 250,000 miles of road across 17 countries.
Facebook Gifts can be purchased through the Android app. Birthday or celebration alerts are popping up on news feeds with a link to buy that person a gift. Apple users will be able to buy gifts off the app in the coming weeks.
And better keep you eye on a new iOS app called Photoset. This photo-sharing tool is made by Tumblr, but you don't need a Tumblr account to use it. It allows users to share several photos at once to social networks through one URL.
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