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These are the tools Google is using to try and beat Amazon at its own shopping game

Google is building its own shopping empire by pulling together several services and its massive amount of data.

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The 10 best websites for students

Bookmark these sites that can prove a valuable resource during the school year.

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With Amazon Wallet, the company gets to see what you still buy in the real world

For now, the app just stores gift cards and loyalty cards. But we think the company eventually wants to run every transaction through your Amazon account.

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ESPN Fantasy Football leagues can collect dues through crowdfunding site Tilt

Tilt's partnership with ESPN is part of its efforts to be more than just a site for crowdfunding projects.

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Google, Barnes & Noble take a page from Amazon's book with same-day delivery

You'll be able to get books the same day you order them from Barnes & Noble -- assuming you're living in the three cities where Google is offering the service through Google Shopping Express.

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Fining customers for negative Yelp reviews? Welcome to the future of big data

The one-two punch of consumers' eagerness to share their opinions and their unfamiliarity with business contracts spells opportunity for big data

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Ebook service Scribd wants to make it easier to find your next read

The ebook subscription service wants to take a page from physical bookstores by adding a human element to its recommendation and book discovery features.

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But I want it now: Amazon expands same-day delivery

Near-instant gratification is now available in 12 markets, provided you get your order in early enough.

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Justin.tv goes off the air

With all signs pointing to a Google purchase of Twitch, the company behind Justin.tv has shut down the live video service to focus its attention on its popular site for streaming game play.

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Researcher says PayPal's two-factor authentication is easily beaten

Joshua Rogers decided to go public with the information after notifying PayPal of the problem on June 5

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12 powerful websites that can replace your desktop software

These days, even brawny tasks like video editing can take place solely in your browser. Check out these great sites for productivity, creativity, security and more.

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Amazon says cheaper e-books are better for everyone in latest Hachette war salvo

Amazon argues for price elasticity as messy dispute with Hachette drags on.

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Why Amazon Locker is better than home delivery

Getting packages delivered to your home address may sound convenient. But getting them sent to a location of your own choosing can be even better in many cases.

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Facebook's new Save feature lets you read clickbait (and other stuff) later

Facebook's new Save feature fights back against the flood-like nature of the typical News Feed.

Clockwise Podcast: App innovation, Apple and IBM, Chromebooks and Airbnb

App categories in need of innovation, Airbnb's logo/hobo-sign controversy, Apple and IBM team up, and are Chromebooks a threat? With guests Brad Chacos and Caitlin McGarry.