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Amazon AutoRip service bundles digital copies with purchased CDs

More than 50,000 CDs are AutoRip eligible including albums from every major label

Why I use as few Mac apps as possible

I like my computing experience cheap, easy, and uncluttered. Who doesn't?

Google, FTC settle antitrust case

Google has agreed to change some of its business practices, including allowing competitors access to some standardized technologies, to resolve a U.S. Federal Trade Commission antitrust complaint against the company.

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Customer satisfaction with Apple online store falls

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Survey says customers less satisfied with website functionality.

Bing's top 2012 search terms: iPhone 5, Facebook

The annual list of top search queries on Bing show that Facebook, Apple's iPhone 5 and the presidential election have been of significant interest to the online world during 2012.

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Priceline.com buys travel rival Kayak

It's unclear how the $1.8 billion deal will affect either travel website or their iOS and Android mobile apps.

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Satellite image of Hurricane Sandy early Sunday morning.

Online tools to use to track Hurricane Sandy's power

Here's where to go to find up-to-the-minute information as Hurricane Sandy clobbers the United States.

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Why are they called that? The silly stories behind six tech brands

How did TiVo, Skype, eBay, and others wind up with the names they did? JR Raphael has the answer.

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Google search experiment integrates Google Drive, Calendar

Google's new beta test requires users to sign up for the service

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AOL revamps Games.com and tries to make it touch friendly

The site offers online gamers a library of more than 5,000 free games

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Google, publishers reach book-scanning settlement

The Association of American Publishers and Google have reached a settlement to end seven years of litigation over the company's book-scanning project.

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Google Wallet for content: Google's latest plan to nickel-and-dime us on the Web

Google Wallet for content will let people pay for access to web articles using the Google Wallet mobile payment system

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Trade group: Expect big push for online sales tax

Online sales tax creates 'clear and present danger' to the Internet, commerce trade group NetChoice says.

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Google tweaks travel search site for tablets

Google has updated its flight search engine to make it easier to use on tablets, as more and more people use those devices to book their travel, the company said in a blog post Friday.

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Google now displays movie trailers with search results

Google now includes movie trailers from YouTube in its search results when information is requested about a movie. Expect Bing to follow soon.

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