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Miguel Helft / Forbes:
How tech entrepreneurs are forging ahead in Cuba even without widespread Internet access   —  No Internet?  No Problem.  Inside Cuba's Tech Revolution  —  Robin Pedraja, a lanky 28-year-old former design student from Havana, walked into the Cuban government's office of periodicals …
Jul 4, 2015, 8:20 AMIn context
Eugene Kim / Business Insider:
PayPal to acquire international money transfer service Xoom for $890M   —  Xoom shares skyrocket more than 20% after PayPal bid  —  PayPal is acquiring digital money transfer service Xoom for roughly $890 million.  PayPal is paying $25 per share, about a 32% premium Xoom's 3 month weighted average price.
Jul 1, 2015, 5:57 PMIn context
Nandita Bose / Reuters:
Amazon expands business loan program for small sellers to China, India, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Italy, and Spain   —  Amazon to offer loans to sellers in China, 7 other countries  —  Amazon.com Inc will launch its business loan program for small sellers later this year in eight …
Jun 29, 2015, 12:30 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Craigslist, 3taps Settle Their Scraping/Antitrust Suits; 3taps To Pay $1M To Be Donated To The EFF   —  A week after Craigslist finally got its emancipation from eBay, some closure on another long-standing legal battle for the listings site: the local listings giant has now finally reached …
Jun 29, 2015, 12:05 PMIn context
Teresa Rivas / Tech Trader Daily:
EBay Board Approves PayPal Spinoff; Stock Distribution Set For July 17   —  Shares of eBay (EBAY) are up 0.3% in after hours trading just minutes after the company said that its board of directors approved the completion of the PayPal spinoff.  —  According to the press release …
Jun 26, 2015, 5:25 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Apple Bans Games And Apps Featuring The Confederate Flag [Update: Some Games Being Restored]   —  Apple has now joined a host of merchants in removing the Confederate flag from its platform - in its case, the iTunes App Store.  Several app developers are now reporting that their Civil War games …
Jun 25, 2015, 6:35 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Researchers develop palm-sized device, built for less than $300, that can steal laptop crypto keys using radio waves leaked by its processor   —  This Radio Bug Can Steal Laptop Crypto Keys, Fits Inside a Pita  —  The list of paranoia-inducing threats to your computer's security grows daily …
Jun 23, 2015, 11:40 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Profile of Yahoo's Chief Information Security Officer Alex Stamos, man in-charge of securing web properties that collectively serve over a billion users   —  Paranoid-in-Chief: Yahoo's Alex Stamos Wants to Secure the Entire Internet  —  It's an early and sunny Saturday after the week-long RSA …
Jun 21, 2015, 10:10 PMIn context
Jim Buckmaster / craigslist blog:
eBay sells back 28.4% stake in Craigslist in a confidential agreement in which both companies agree to end all litigation   —  Exit, Stage Left  —  From eBay, press release: … From Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well, Act I, Scene I: … From Pando, journalism
Jun 19, 2015, 12:50 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Amazon is developing an app that pays ordinary people, rather than carriers, to deliver packages; no firm timetable for when the service would launch   —  Amazon Seeks Help With Deliveries  —  Web retailer mulls paying people to drop off packages amid push to cut shipping costs
Jun 16, 2015, 11:37 AMIn context

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