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  • What's PayPal's first solo move? Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 7:18 AM ET

    NEW YORK— EBay is splitting off its fastest growing segment, payment service PayPal, the e-commerce company said Tuesday. The move comes after months of pressure from activist investor and billionaire Carl Icahn, who has a 2.5 percent state in eBay, according to FactSet. Acquired by eBay in 2002 for $1.3 billion, PayPal became eBay's fastest-growing segment.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 30- Google Inc is planning new and revamped streaming-music services in coming weeks, searching for a way to stand out in an increasingly crowded field of rivals from Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc to Spotify. Nailing music is one way for Google to raise chances of continued success as people spend more time on mobile devices.

  • Staying weary of phishing scams Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 2:47 PM ET

    Julianne Pepitone, NBC News senior tech writer, explains what email phishing is and how to avoid falling prey to cyberhackers.

  • BlackBerry: We're not giving up, new devices coming Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 12:24 PM ET
    A BlackBerry Passport smartphone is shown at its official launching event in Toronto, September 24, 2014.

    With new devices on the way and roughly 50 million people globally still using its older-generation phones, BlackBerry sees potential in mobile.

  • Amazon is going ‘dramatically lower’: Technician Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 12:11 PM ET
    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

    It's time to short Amazon, argues Sterne Agee technical analyst Carter Worth.

  • TORONTO, Sept 29- Even as BlackBerry pivots to focus more on software and services, the company that gained fame for its smartphones is not giving up on its handset business, two senior executives said.

  • Special Ops grill bitcoin for its terror fight Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 10:20 AM ET

    The U.S. military hosted a meeting Monday to find out if so-called cryptocurrencies are being used by U.S. adversaries around the world.

  • Alibaba options set for strong demand Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 6:26 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on the day of Alibaba's initial public offering.

    The newest way to bet on the fortunes of Alibaba will debut on Monday when its stock options go live for trading.

  • Too windy! Real-life drone delivery cancelled Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 6:14 AM ET

    Waiting for a drone-delivered package? Check the weather. Deliveries might be late because firms have overlooked one obstacle: the wind.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 26- The newest way to bet on the fortunes of Chinese e-commerce heavyweight Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will debut on Monday when its stock options go live for trading, and investors should look for the initial action to be very busy, but also choppy and potentially pricey.

  • FAA allows 6 movie and TV companies to use drones Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 3:43 PM ET
    Amazon.com is testing out the viability of drone delivery for small packages.

    The U.S. Federal Aviation Authority will grant six movie and television companies to use drones for film making.

  • Skechers criticizes BRG analyst report Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 1:57 PM ET

    MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif.— Skechers criticized an analyst report by a New York broker and corporate research group a day after shares of the footwear company slumped almost 6 percent. Skechers said that The Buckingham Research Group report released Wednesday indicated that it had a 3 percent sales decline for the week ended Sept. 20.

  • Other companies likely to receive approval are HeliVideo Productions LLC, Aerial MOB LLC, Pictorvision Inc, RC Pro Productions Consulting LLC, Astraeus Aerial and Snaproll Media LLC.

  • Amazon's head of digital music, video to depart Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 7:59 PM ET

    Sept 24- Amazon.com Inc's head of digital music and video is departing the e-commerce company by the end of the year, a company spokeswoman said on Wednesday. It was not immediately clear whether Bill Carr, who is a vice president, is leaving Amazon to take another job.

  • BlackBerry showed off the new device at events in Toronto, London and Dubai. The smartphone, which has a large touchscreen and a modified version of the company's well-known keyboard, comes to market as the phones of BlackBerry's rivals all converge on a tall, rectangular profile.

  • Shhhh! Tech and DC lobbyists quietly shack up Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 12:10 PM ET
    President Barack Obama (3R) and Vice President Joe Biden meet with executives from leading technology companies, including Apple, Twitter, and Google in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on December 17, 2013 in Washington.

    Silicon Valley’s relationship with Washington is becoming much cozier, but the tech industry is not eager to show it. NYT reports.

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 24- Rocket Internet, the global e-commerce investor, will take a more hands-on role in its stable of companies through a stock market listing which was fully subscribed within the first hour of taking orders, it said on Wednesday.

  • Amazon boosting hiring at hardware unit: Reuters     Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 11:36 AM ET

    The "Squawk Alley" crew discusses news from Reuters saying Amazon is boosting hiring at its hardware unit for home devices, with Daily Mail North America CEO Jon Steinberg.

  • Amazon to boost hiring at secretive hardware unit Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 10:44 AM ET
    Jeff Bezos

    Amazon will boost staffing at its secretive hardware unit Lab126 by at least 27 percent as it tests Internet-connected "smart" home gadgets.

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 24- Rocket Internet, the global e-commerce investor, will take a more hands-on role in its stable of companies following a stock market listing which was fully subscribed within the first hour of taking orders, it said on Wednesday.