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Open E-Book Format Comes with Headaches

By Anick Jesdanun | Jan 26
In the world of e-books, you largely have a choice between Amazon's Kindle and everyone else.

Firms Pour Cash on Tech Startups, is Bubble Brewing?

By Brandon Bailey | Jan 23
Cash rained down on startups in 2014, as venture capitalists poured a whopping $48.3 billion into new U.S. companies - levels not seen since before the dot-com bubble burst in 2001. So are we approaching another bubble?

2 Nabbed in iPad Theft When Selfies Appear on Owner's iCloud

Jan 23
Two men arrested in Houston are accused of stealing an iPad and using it to take selfies that they unknowingly uploaded to the owner's iCloud account.

Microsoft Shows off Windows 10 and 'HoloLens'

By Brandon Bailey | Jan 22
Microsoft took the wraps off a new version of Windows - and a new wearable 3D gadget it calls the HoloLens. The company showed the new headset, which lets users view and interact with three-dimensional images.

EBay to Cut 2,400 Jobs, Spin Off or Sell Enterprise Unit

By Mae Anderson | Jan 22
EBay plans to cut 2,400 jobs, or 7 percent of its staff, in the first quarter to simplify its structure and boost profit ahead of a planned separation of its business.

Government Spent Over $400K on Studying Grindr

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 22
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) spent more than $400,000 on studying gay hookup apps like Grindr and Scruff.

What to Know About IRS Changes Before Filing Taxes

Jan 21
The IRS is open for business, and Americans can begin filing electronic and paper returns. With IRS budget cuts and changes from the Affordable Care Act, tax-filers should brace for delays.

IBM 4Q Revenue Continues to Sag, Outlook Disappoints

Jan 21
IBM's fourth-quarter net income dropped 11 percent as revenue in most categories continued to decline, and its outlook for the year disappointed investors.

Gov. Health Care Website Quietly Sharing Personal Data

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Jack Gillum | Jan 21
The government's health insurance website is quietly sending consumers' personal data to private companies that specialize in advertising and analyzing Internet data for performance and marketing, The Associated Press has learned.

US Settles Case Over Fake Facebook Page

By Eric Tucker | Jan 21
The Justice Department has reached a $134,000 settlement with a New York woman after federal drug agents used information from her cellphone to set up a fake Facebook page in her name.

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