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Roger Yu / USA Today:
From Airbnb to TaskRabbit to Zimride, sharing is becoming big business   —  The nation is in a sharing mood — and start-ups are capitalizing on it.  —  Americans with heaps of stuff, skills and time are connecting online with tech-savvy and early adopters eager to share and rent homes …
Jul 16, 2012, 8:45 AMIn context
Mike Snider / USA Today:
Beats Electronics acquires MOG music service   —  Beats Electronics, the company best known for its Beats By Dr. Dre headphones, is acquiring the online music service MOG.  —  The parties did not disclose the terms of the acquisition, the first for the company co-founded by rapper and producer …
Jul 2, 2012, 7:30 AMIn context
Jefferson Graham / USA Today:
Creative Artists Agency gets into celebrity tech start-ups   —  When Matt Kozlov walks through the halls of the super-powerful Hollywood talent agency Creative Artists Agency each morning, he works alongside agents and managers for George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston.  His job?
Apr 21, 2012, 2:55 PMIn context
USA Today:
Apple: iPad preorders sell out, demand ‘off the charts’   —  If you are hoping to score a new iPad from Apple, you might have to wait.  Apple's website shows March 19 as the earliest ship date for online orders of its popular tablet computer.  And there is a limit of two per customer on the number of tablets that can preordered.
Mar 11, 2012, 6:10 PMIn context
Kathy Chu / USA Today:
Apple plans environmental audits of China suppliers   —  HONG KONG - Apple has told a prominent Chinese environmental activist that it will soon launch independent environmental audits of at least two suppliers' factories in China, the activist said.  —  The audits come as Apple faces mounting criticism …
Feb 21, 2012, 1:55 AMIn context
Byron Acohido / USA Today:
Google to give closed-door briefing on policy changes   —  Google CEO Larry Page won't be testifying before Congress this week.  In response to an invitation last week from Rep. Mary Bono Mack, R-Calif., who asked Page to appear and explain the company's user policy changes, two other Google execs will appear.
Jan 31, 2012, 8:30 PMIn context
Laura Bly / USA Today:
In-flight dating?  Using social media to find a seatmate   —  In what could be fodder for a flight from hell - or potential membership in the Mile High Club - KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is launching a “meet and seat” service early next year that will let passengers tap their social media accounts …
Dec 16, 2011, 8:20 PMIn context
Mike Snider / USA Today:
Nintendo sees skyward sales on Black Friday   —  Super Mario 3D Land and The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword helped Nintendo to a successful kickoff of the holiday sales season.  —  The new Nintendo 3DS game, Super Mario 3D Land, which landed in stores Nov. 11, has become …
Nov 29, 2011, 10:35 AMIn context
Byron Acohido / USA Today:
Facebook tracking is under scrutiny   —  In recent weeks, Facebook has been wrangling with the Federal Trade Commission over whether the social media website is violating users' privacy by making public too much of their personal information.  —  Far more quietly, another debate is brewing …
Nov 16, 2011, 3:20 PMIn context
Chris Woodyard / USA Today:
Senator charges GM's OnStar invades privacy   —  General Motors' OnStar in-car communications system violates privacy, a U.S. senator is charging.  —  OnStar, used by 6 million Americans, maintains its two-way connection with a customer even after the service is discontinued …
Sep 26, 2011, 2:35 PMIn context

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