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  • Google enfrentará demanda colectiva por permitir comprar a niños

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Google debe enfrentarse a una demanda colectiva presentada por una mujer estadounidense cuyo hijo realizó compras online sin su consentimiento, dictaminó un juez federal, rechazando la petición de la compañía de que la demanda fuera...
  • 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...
  • Money-saving gadgets can help keep students organized too

    Money-saving gadgets can help keep students organized too
    These gadgets are all designed to save students money by avoiding things like lost items, unnecessary phone and Internet charges -- even traffic tickets. Of course you have to spend a little money on them initially, but they'll probably save you some cash...
  • 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...
  • Musician, entrepreneur strikes a chord online at Fiverr.com

    Musician, entrepreneur strikes a chord online at Fiverr.com
    Ryan Heenan hopes to be a guru in the online business world. But Wednesday afternoon, at his Newport Beach studio, he offered a crash course in a decidedly more low-tech device. "Want to try?" he said, handing a ukulele to a reporter whose musical...
  • Amazon launches Kindle Unlimited e-book service

    Amazon.com Inc. on Friday introduced Kindle Unlimited, an all-you-can-read e-book subscription service available for $9.99 a month. Similar to Netflix and other movie streaming services, Kindle Unlimited makes available a library of 600,000 titles and...
  • Florida's space agency launches new pitch for commercial rockets

    Florida's space agency launches new pitch for commercial rockets
    In the war between the states for the emerging commercial-rocket-launch industry, Florida is scrambling to regain momentum after a key rival — Texas — has all but secured victory in a major battle. At stake are hundreds of jobs —...
  • GE's $3 billion credit card IPO pegged to U.S. consumer recovery

    (Reuters) - The success of General Electric Co's impending initial public offering for its private-label credit card unit could ride on investors' willingness to bet that a lukewarm consumer-led U.S. economic recovery heats up. GE began its investor road...
  • Marijuana delivery: Is capitalism turning us into the laziest people on Earth?

    Marijuana delivery: Is capitalism turning us into the laziest people on Earth?
    "It's the balloon theory," Jeff Raber, president of a cannabis testing lab in Pasadena, tells The Times' David Pierson about an unintended effect of Proposition D, which prompted a crackdown by local authorities on storefront marijuana dispensaries in Los...
  • Time Warner looks at ways to counter 21st Century Fox's buyout bid

    Time Warner looks at ways to counter 21st Century Fox's buyout bid
    Rupert Murdoch's entertainment company, 21st Century Fox, pounced on its prey at an opportune moment. Over lunch in New York in early June, Murdoch's top lieutenant, Chase Carey, told Time Warner Inc. Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes that Fox wanted to buy...
  • Manaus waits to see if the World Cup sows future benefits

    MANAUS, Brazil The World Cup game between Honduras and Switzerland last week wasn't a particularly glamorous matchup, but it may have been historic nonetheless. It was the fourth and final FIFA World Cup match played at Manaus' new Arena da Amazonia,...
  • Alibaba now eyes September for U.S. mega-IPO: source

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Inc has pushed its highly anticipated IPO until after the September Labor Day holiday, a source with knowledge of the matter said, as the Chinese online retail company works through the complex process of...