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Change your passwords, eBay users: The site was hacked

Customer names, addresses, phone numbers, and birth dates were swiped from eBay in a cyberattack, but financial information is reportedly safe.

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Google+ bets on photos with new features that do all the work for you

Google’s social network is honing in on its reason for existing: Automatic photo features like the newly launched Stories.

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Comcast and Time Warner rank dead last in satisfaction as merger looms

A combined company would probably be even worse, according to the American Consumer Satisfaction Index.

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Anonymous app Whisper grows more irresistible with categories and location search

Version 4.0 makes it easier to find secrets, but it's also a minefield for anonymous hook-ups.

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Facebook may launch a Snapchat rival dubbed 'Slingshot' soon

The new app could be launched this month.

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Beyond Netflix and Hulu: 4 worthwhile movie streaming services

Netflix and Hulu Plus aren't the only games in town for movie buffs. We've found a few other film-streaming sites that use curation to stand out from the crowd.

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Amazon's mystery locker is a marketing stunt with Nissan

One lucky person could win a car inside the San Francisco locker, Nissan said

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Laws? What laws? Sharing startups shrug off backlash and forge full-steam ahead

City officials are cracking down on the sharing economy, but companies like Airbnb and Lyft are fighting to legalize peer-to-peer money-making.

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Hulking Amazon locker in San Francisco is a mystery

The locker, labeled 'Giant,' is a big, outdoor version of an Amazon delivery locker.

FCC moves forward on net neutrality plan: What now?

The FCC's chairman says he's looking for more public comment on his proposal.

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Foursquare's Swarm becomes the new app for check-ins

Foursquare's existing app gives check-ins the boot as it prepares for an overhaul.

Mozilla hates it, but streaming video DRM is coming to Firefox

Mozilla has little choice lest users be cut off from popular content services, Mozilla's CTO says

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It's not all sunshine, as sharing start-ups tackle big issues at industry meet-up

At a gathering of sharing economy services in San Francisco this week, internal struggles are generating as much discussion as ongoing regulatory battles.

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Elon Musk will apparently fund a Nikola Tesla museum

The CEO of Tesla Motors may have just pledged $8 million to help honor the company's namesake.

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New York court sides with Airbnb over host records subpoena

The decision doesn’t mean Airbnb and its hosts are in the clear.