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UPS says 51 retail stores breached by malware

Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores in 24 states.

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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Ticketfly buying WillCall for on-premise data

Ticketfly Inc., a San Francisco-based technology company among several posing a challenge to Ticketmaster, is acquiring WillCall Inc., a crosstown rival that turns your smartphone into a mobile ...

1 hours ago from Phys.org

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HP sales inch up while profit drops

Hewlett-Packard on Wednesday reported that its quarterly revenue was nudged up by improved computer sales, but its profit dropped as the veteran technology firm tried to renew its momentum.

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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Chip maker Infineon to buy California firm for $3B

German chip maker Infineon Technologies AG says it has agreed to pay $3 billion in cash for California-based International Rectifier, which produces power-management components used in everything ...

22 hours ago from Phys.org

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Amazon in Shanghai e-commerce pact

US online retail giant Amazon steps up its presence in China with a strategic partnership with the Shanghai Free Trade Zone.

11 hours ago from BBC Technology

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AMC's 'Halt and Catch Fire' is getting a second season

Until recently, prospects weren't good for AMC'sáHalt and Catch Fire. The drama, about a group of misfits attempting to clone IBM computer technology in the 1980s, saw a dip in ratings, ...

23 hours ago from The Verge

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Could Hazelnut Shortage Threaten Nutella?

The chocolate spread is taking a beating due to bad news about this year's hazelnut shortage.

5 hours ago from Discovery.com

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Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high

Apple's stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition and expand the technological hit factory built by the late ...

Wed 20 Aug 14 from Phys.org

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Patent troll drops suit against Adam Carolla after discovering podcasts don't make any money

Patent trolls have a simple business model: they collect broad patents that appear to cover some part of an industry, and then they sue everyone, hoping that most companies will choose ...

Wed 20 Aug 14 from The Verge

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Notebook shipments actually rise for a change

Shipments of notebooks hit 41.5 million in the second quarter, a gain of only 1 percent, but not too shabby after seven straight quarters of declines, says NPD.

2 hours ago from CNET

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