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    There’s a Mac to PC fight going on in the video sharing space, Vimeo CEO Kerry Trainor told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.”

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    Before jumping with joy over Groupon’s announcement that it’s getting into the mobile-payment business, beware: Wall Street is doing what it always does — trying to extrapolate a valuation out of something akin to thin air.

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    The recent phenomenon known as mobile payments has caused one Street.com contributor to start looking at some possible casualties in that all-important process known as the business transaction.

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    Take a look at some of Monday's morning movers:

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    California says it's losing $1.2 billion a year in online sales taxes, prompting a new law that will force large internet merchants with affiliates inside the cash-strapped state to collect those taxes.

  • This list of the top 10 college games of the fall 2012 season uses the average price of tickets on the resale market. “Resale market” means tickets for sale on major websites like StubHub, Ticket Network and eBay. The list is determined using numbers from , an event ticket price aggregator that draws its data from those secondary sellers. What makes each of these games so expensive? Each game has its own blend of reasons, such as team rivalries, the team’s recent performance, game location, team

    What makes tickets to some college football games so expensive? Chris Matcovich, director of data communications at TiqIQ, provides his insight into what the magic combination of factors might be.

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    It takes 17 Nasdaq 100 stocks to match Apple’s point impact on the index this year.

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    Two Accenture execs write that established firms saddled with legacy systems are in danger of being outmaneuvered by emerging challengers. Armed with new and better technology, infrastructure and organizations, these companies are better positioned to meet ever-more demanding business needs. But it does not have to be this way, they caution.

  • Stocks eased off their session lows to close mixed Wednesday after the Federal Reserve left the door open for another round of monetary stimulus "fairly soon."

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    Online marketplaces are banning supernatural and hazardous sales for things like hexes, poisons and psychic advice.

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    For 25 years, the high-tech companies of Silicon Valley have been using Bon Appétit Food Management to serve healthy, and free, food right on the job.

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    Turkey's information and communications technology sector is probably the foremost candidate for growth.

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    EBay stock got a pop in afternoon trading amid rumors that the online marketplace was planning to spin off its payment service PayPal but sources close to the matter smacked down the rumors.

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    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Monday:

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    Want to buy a nuke-proof underground bunker? There are many for sale online, including this one on eBay. Meet the seller and learn more about this decommissioned Atlas F missile silo.

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    The seller says the band was designed and built by "someone who used to work in animatronics at Disney World.” Really? This thing isn't exactly Country Bear Jamboree quality. The seller originally purchased the contraption for around $14,000, but the asking price is now $5,000. "Faux porch included if buyer wishes to dismantle and arrange for transport."

  • Buford, Wyo.,  to a Vietnamese buyer for $900,000 in April. The same month, a couple  the tiny town of Wauconda, Wash., for $360,000. In May, the French “ghost village” of Courbefy  to an American photographer for about $643,000.You regularly see news items about entire towns and villages going up for sale. Why buy a whole town? Many buyers see business potential. An oft-cited plan for such purchases is transforming it into a tourist destination. One man used his July  of the abandoned town Bank

    For those who might like to own a town (and perhaps even give it a wacky new name) and have at least $250,000 to spend, here are eight options.

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    The mobile payments industry went mainstream, as Starbucks and Square signed a deal to bring Square's service to Starbucks 7,000 locations. This could change the shape of the payments industry forever.

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    Some businesses, frustrated by PayPal's aggressive antifraud measures, are looking at other ways to accept payments, the New York Times reports.

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    The ups and downs of renewable energy projects like solar, wind and electric cars have shell-shocked investors, but this is not the death knell for eco-investment, and the smart investor will take a long-term view of the market and benefit from what is certainly a momentous global trend. More to the point, renewable energy isn’t the end-all for eco investments—it’s an economy-wide phenomenon.