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Delicious won’t be shut down, says Yahoo

After initially appearing to plan on cutting Delicious, Yahoo now says it will find the site a new home.
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eBay buys German fashion shopping site Brands4friends

Online auction site eBay is buying German online fashion shopping club Brands4friends in a $200 million all-cash deal.
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UK Culture Minister proposes banning porn at ISPs

UK Culture Minister Ed Vaizey says ISPs should be responsible for blocking access to online pornography, perhaps using an age-verification scheme.
Apple

Steve Jobs figurine sells for $2,500 on eBay

Chinese company M.I.C Gadget reportedly shipped about 100 of the Steve Jobs dolls, some of which are now popping up on eBay in two-thousand dollar auctions.
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Zuckerberg travels to China, learns Mandarin

In this TMZ-ish post, we report that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been spotted in China touring the headquarters of Baidu, its largest search engine. Pictures included!
Apple

Report: iPad helps to drive holiday computer sales up 25 percent

Tablets and e-readers likely were major contributors to the success of last Friday's "Free Shipping Day," which brought in close to one billion in sales to online retailers.
Buying Guides

Best Buy drops restocking fees

Best Buy has dropped its 10-15 percent restocking fee for all merchandise due to slow sales over the holiday. If you were charged a restocking fee, get your money back!
Computing

Google tries to delay debut of TVs

With CES on the horizon, Google has unexpectedly begun asking major television manufacturers to halt plans to debut new Google TV systems in January.
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Kindle update for Android lets users buy newspapers and magazines

Amazon has updated that Kindle for Android app. This is the first Kindle app to receive an update that enables users to buy, read, and sync over 100 Kindle newspapers and magazines.
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Kobo brings Instapaper to its eReading apps for iOS

Kobo, an eReading service built on an open platform, has announced that the latest version of its application now includes the integration of Instapaper across all its iOS apps.
Computing

New translation app Word Lens will blow your mind

The new auto-translation app is taking over the App Store and impressing users with its speed, not to mention its technology's potential.
Computing

New Google application offers a history on language

Ngram Viewer is available to all, and gives you a look at the human language genome.