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  • EBay's split with PayPal could cost thousands of jobs, report says

    SAN JOSE, Calif. EBay is reportedly considering laying off thousands of employees as it prepares to shed its huge online payments division, PayPal. Citing unidentified, "people familiar with the company's thinking," the Wall Street Journal said this week...
  • Handling holiday returns helps fuel Lanham firm

    Handling holiday returns helps fuel Lanham firm
    In Optoro's sprawling warehouse in Lanham, dozens of workers scan, sort and pack toys, shoes, laptops, books, headphones, power tools — almost anything that consumers bought online and at stores then sent or brought back. The returned goods may be...
  • Don't blame Bezos. It's a capitalist world

    Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com and owner of The Washington Post, is becoming the favorite whipping boy of self-proclaimed progressives around the country. Although Bezos' critics ranging from the populist Texas politician Jim Hightower to Franklin...
  • EU court to hear Luxembourg challenge against EU tax probe on January 8

    Luxembourg will seek to convince Europe's second-highest court at a hearing on Jan. 8 of its right to defy EU competition regulators and not hand over details of "sweetheart" deals which help multinational companies substantially cut their tax bills....
  • James Patterson is on a mission to #saveourbooks

     James Patterson is on a mission to #saveourbooks
    "There's no evidence at this stage that the great books in our culture can be produced through the Internet right now," says bestselling writer James Patterson. "If the equivalent of 'Ulysses' came along, out it would go on the Internet, it would get like...
  • Amazon job posts hint at global ambitions for same-day delivery

    Amazon job posts hint at global ambitions for same-day delivery
    Amazon.com Inc is considering expanding its same-day delivery program globally, recent job listings show, underlining the importance of fast shipping to its ability to compete with the instant gratification offered by brick-and-mortar stores. The No. 1...
  • Activitist investor Starboard wants Staples, Office Depot to merge

    Activitist investor Starboard wants Staples, Office Depot to merge
    Activist investor Starboard Value wants to merge office-supply chains Staples Inc and Office Depot Inc, CNBC reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Starboard, known for its aggressive shareholder activism, disclosed a 5.1 percent stake in...
  • Sony Hackers Risk Exposure with Each Data Leak, According to Security Experts

    Each time hackers release private emails, budget details and salary information from Sony Pictures Entertainment, they embarrass the studio -- but they also leave behind a trail of digital fingerprints that could have investigators hot on their trail....
  • TV Golden Globes exalt cable, online comedy over broadcast sitcom

    Newly minted comedy on cabletelevision and online streaming platforms beat the broadcaststalwarts to win favor with the Hollywood Foreign PressAssociation for its Golden Globe nominations on Thursday. Premium cable network HBO's raunchy femalecoming-of-...
  • RadioShack says lenders yet to agree on store closings

    RadioShack says lenders yet to agree on store closings
    Electronics retailer RadioShack Corp said lenders have not agreed to the closure of 1,100 stores, raising doubts about its turnaround and sending its shares down 7 percent. RadioShack, which warned of bankruptcy in September, was forced to reduce its...
  • BitTorrent brings file-sharing protocol to Web browsing

    BitTorrent brings file-sharing protocol to Web browsing
    Could BitTorrent turn out to be an Internet service provider's best friend? Half a dozen years ago, the popular file-sharing protocol was nothing but a headache for ISPs as broadband users filled their connections with torrent files (most often,...