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Retailers make a killing ahead of Pacquiao-Mayweather megafight

Sales of Manny Pacquiao boxing gear and effects have soared as much as 10 times ahead of his May 2 megafight with Floyd Mayweather, with Philippine retailers struggling to cope with demand from fans snapping up any paraphernalia they could find.

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Stocks end stronger as investors look beyond mixed earnings

U.S. stocks ended stronger on Wednesday as Visa's potential expansion into China and talk of a turnaround at McDonald's helped investors look beyond a mixed bag of quarterly earnings.

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China's JD.com sets up cross-border e-commerce platform in challenge to Alibaba

JD.com Inc, China's No. 2 e-commerce player, on Wednesday launched its JD Worldwide cross-border online shopping platform, a challenger to Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's Tmall Global service.

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Backlogged orders as shoppers get close-up look at Apple Watch

Customers preordering Apple Inc's smartwatch on Friday will have to wait at least a month for delivery, an early sign of strong demand for company chief Tim Cook's first new major product.

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eBay, Sotheby's launch new online auctions platform

Going, going, gone! Sold to the highest bidder at the auction, on the phone or on a new eBay platform that will stream Sotheby's New York auctions live beginning next month.

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Visa Europe plans new security that could pave way for Apple Pay

Visa Europe has announced a new, more secure way for consumers to pay retailers via smartphones, a move that could set the stage for Apple's Apple Pay and rival payment services to be introduced into Europe in the coming months.

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Ebay considering cutting 10 percent of workforce

Online retailer eBay Inc (EBAY.O) is mulling over a plan to cut thousands of jobs early next year, as it readies to spin off its PayPal unit, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the company's thinking.

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Amazon job posts hint at global ambitions for same-day delivery

Amazon.com Inc is considering expanding its same-day delivery program globally, recent job listings show, underlining the importance of fast shipping to its ability to compete with the instant gratification offered by brick-and-mortar stores.

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Amazon adds bidding option to site for fine art, collectables

Amazon.com Inc added a new feature to its website on Tuesday that allows customers to bid for lower prices on more than 150,000 items, including fine art and rare coins, sold by third-party vendors.

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Google Glass future clouded as some early believers lose faith

After two years of popping up at high-profile events sporting Google Glass, the gadget that transforms eyeglasses into spy-movie worthy technology, Google co-founder Sergey Brin sauntered bare-faced into a Silicon Valley red-carpet event on Sunday.

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eBay trims 2014 revenue outlook amid economic fears

EBay Inc trimmed its full-year revenue forecast on Wednesday, signaling a weaker-than-expected holiday shopping season for the e-commerce company as it prepares to split from its fast-growing payments arm, PayPal.

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Tech firms HP, EMC call off merger talks

Hewlett-Packard Co has ended merger talks with EMC Corp and may announce this development as soon as Wednesday, deciding to walk away after months of fruitless negotiations, people briefed on the matter told Reuters.

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Icahn urges 'undervalued' Apple to buy back more shares

Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn said Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) shares could double in value and urged the company's board to buy back more shares using its $133 billion cash pile.

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Symantec to split into security and storage software companies

Norton antivirus maker Symantec Corp (SYMC.O) will split into two publicly traded companies, one selling security software and the other providing data management, potentially making itself more attractive to suitors.

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Symantec exploring breakup of company

Security software maker Symantec Corp (SYMC.O) is in advanced talks to split its business into two entities - one that sells security programs and another that does data storage, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

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