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High prices take the shine off Chromebooks

Chromebooks are stripped-down laptops whose price is going up even as the cost of competitors is going down.

Samsung and Apple have been locked in a protracted patent fight as they compete for wireless users.

Apple loses bid to block sales of Samsung phones

Apple attempted to block sales of older Samsung phones that copied features in the iPhone.

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Home Depot probes possible credit card data breach

The Atlanta-based home improvement retailer said it is looking into ‘‘unusual activity’’.

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Tesla Motors stock jumps, nearing a record high

The stock has nearly doubled this year and is up more than 700 percent since early 2013.

Video said to show death of American stokes calls for US response

The video that purports to show the killing of Steven Sotloff increases pressure on President Obama to take action in Syria.

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