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MasterCard will eliminate credit and debit card signatures next year

Pay for something with a credit card or use a debit card that is run as credit rather than debit and the odds are you’ll have to sign for it.

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Amazon’s Alexa can create lists for virtually anything

Amazon's Alexa may boast tens of thousands of skills, but there's probably a handful you keep coming back to. If you're the adventurous type, you might use it to find baby-making tunes, brush up on Eurovision trivia, or play a tickling game

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Indiegogo created a marketplace for successfully-funded projects

Indiegogo has become a viable alternative to Kickstarter for crowd-funding projects in the last few years. It's not just small projects, either — big names like IBM, Honeywell and Atari have used the site to pull in funding.

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eBay will now verify luxury handbags sold on the site

eBay is now offering a new service for sellers of high-end handbags. Today the company launched eBay Authenticate, a program that photographs, lists, sells, ships and verifies the authenticity of luxury handbags from 12 major brands. eBay says the go...

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Amazon sportswear line may use the same vendors as Uniqlo and Nike

Amazon, never content with existing as-is, will launch its own line of sportswear in the future, according to sources.

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Netflix could spend $8 billion on content next year

Once again, Netflix's quarterly earnings report (PDF) shows it's added even more customers (5 million in the US alone), and now boasts more than 115 million subscribers worldwide. The company is now five years into its "original content strategy" tha...

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Humble Bundle just got acquired by IGN

Big things are ahead for Humble Bundle.

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Amazon is reportedly developing its own sportswear line

Amazon is reportedly getting ready to take on sports apparel giants like Nike and Lululemon. According to Bloomberg, the e-retail giant is even working with known sportswear-makers' suppliers and manufacturers to challenge them in an increasingly cro...

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Fandango pulls a Ticketmaster with plans to buy MovieTickets.com

Who doesn't love grabbing movie tickets from their mobile device before heading to the theater, skipping the long lines at the box office? No one, that's who.

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Tesla fired ‘hundreds’ of workers this week

Tonight The Mercury News reports that Tesla -- which is in the midst of ramping up production of the Model 3 -- fired hundreds of workers this week at its headquarters and factory.

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