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  • Yahoo to keep more of Alibaba, share half of IPO proceeds

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc pledged to pay its shareholders at least half the proceeds from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's mega-IPO this fall and plans to keep a larger stake in the Chinese e-commerce company than expected. Yahoo's roughly 24...
  • Yahoo's long goodbye with Alibaba takes heat off Mayer

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc cannot seem to part ways with Alibaba. And with Yahoo's business continuing to deteriorate, some Wall Street analysts say it is hard to blame the company. Yahoo said on Tuesday that it would keep a bigger-than-expected...
  • Water Tower Place launches same-day delivery

    Water Tower Place launches same-day delivery
    Water Tower Place on Wednesday launched same-day delivery for online and in-store purchases, and several more Chicago-area malls are set to follow suit. Shoppers at Water Tower Place, 835 N. Michigan Ave., “will enjoy same-day delivery service...
  • Amazon ponders Netflix-like service for ebooks: report

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is considering a new e-book subscription service called "Kindle Unlimited," that aims to replicate popular video-streaming models for the digital books market, according to several online reports and a test page...
  • Is literature dead? Or, how to read books in the digital age

    Is literature dead? Or, how to read books in the digital age
    Several recent articles appearing online have pointed to a couple of burning questions about book-reading in this overstuffed era: Why do people buy books they have no intention of reading? And, how can one ever find the time to read a book at all?  The...
  • Alibaba, a month from IPO, increases valuation to $130 billion

    The biggest IPO in the tech industry's history just got bigger. Alibaba, China's e-commerce giant and one of the largest Internet companies in the world, has increased its valuation to $130 billion less than a month before its initial public offering...
  • Creator of Google Glass and camera-equipped contacts moves to Amazon

    Creator of Google Glass and camera-equipped contacts moves to Amazon
    The man who created Google Glass has left the Mountain View, Calif.,  tech giant for Amazon, a sign that the Seattle online retailer may be eyeing an entrance into the wearable device market. Babak Parviz announced his move this weekend through a post...
  • Rob Schneider is serious about making a sitcom on spec

    Rob Schneider is serious about making a sitcom on spec
    "Do we need more breakaway bottles," art director Carlos Osorio asks between takes on the set of "Real Rob." "No, they are very expensive," barks back the show's star, comedian Rob Schneider. Schneider is kidding about the bottles, but he is...
  • Sempra Energy gets FAA approval to test drones for San Diego utility

    The Federal Aviation Administration has cleared San Diego company Sempra Energy to begin testing drones for possible use in inspecting electric and gas lines in remote or hard to reach areas. Sempra's San Diego Gas & Electric is the first utility the...
  • Xbox vet to lead Hulu's living room team in Seattle

    Streaming video service Hulu has hired a veteran of Microsoft's Xbox team to head its Seattle office building "living room" technologies. Barry Steinglass started in July as vice president of software development heading a 35-person team that just...
  • Fundraiser for sick dog hampered by bogus donations

    Fundraiser for sick dog hampered by bogus donations
    It looked like Sheba was finally going to get a break. After she was first surrendered and then became critically ill, a generous benefactor stepped forward via an online fundraiser to help the pooch pull through. The only problem? A big chunk of the...