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Stripe, an E-Commerce Start-Up, Raises $70 Million

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In a Bay Area Courtroom, Lawyers Hit Replay on Apple’s History

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Eight social networks worth a closer look

Summary: If you are fed up with Facebook and tired of Twitter you might want a change of social scene. Try these up and coming social networks that are well worth a look for users and brands. By Eileen Brown for Social Business | December 2, 2014 — 18:14 GMT (10:14 PST) Follow @eileenb By Eileen Brown for Social… Read more →

2015: IT vendor upheaval ahead?

IDC is predicting that cloud computing and upheaval in the data center will lead to “two or three major mergers, acquisitions, or restructurings among the top-tier IT vendors in 2015.” Special Feature The Future of IT: A Strategic Guide ZDNet and TechRepublic draw on their community of C-level executives and business thinkers to prognosticate where… Read more →

HP bolsters big data strategy with Haven OnDemand

Hewlett-Packard on Tuesday launched a new component to its big data platform Haven. Where Haven initially focused on bundling HP analytics software, hardware and services into one easy to consume package, the new OnDemand iteration allows users to tap into key components of the HP Haven Enterprise platform within minutes, HP says. The move comes… Read more →

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Explains Why He Bought The Washington Post

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Twitter Improves Tools for Users to Report Harassment

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2014 Christmas gift guide: Smartphone accessories for photographers

Summary: Whether or not smartphone cameras will ever catch up with DSLRs is debatable, but there are many accessories out there that can spruce up mobile device photography. By Charlie Osborne for iGeneration | December 2, 2014 — 14:00 GMT (06:00 PST) Follow @ZDNetCharlie By Charlie Osborne for iGeneration | December 2, 2014 — 14:00 GMT (06:00 PST) … Read more →

Which e-retailers have good user security?

Password management company LastPass has compared ten web retail companies based on several user security rules. LastPass comes up with a list of “naughty” and “nice” based on total scores in the comparison (see their infographic below for the cute version of the summary) but the detailed results clarify some of the distinctions. Here are… Read more →

HP to provide Microsoft Office 365 business services, support

HP will sell Microsoft’s Office 365 coupled with HP services as a single enterprise bundle, HP announced on December 2 at the company’s HP Discover conference. HP’s new offering, called HP Enterprise Services for Office 365, provides Office 365 business customers with HP services, support and expanded datacenter location options. The HP services tailored for… Read more →