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Online Shoppers Search For Cyber Monday Deals (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Report: For Holiday Online Shopping, Google Or Bing?

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Microsoft has launched a new ad campaign comparing their search engine, Bing to Google warning searchers not to get “Scroogled” by paid ads.

11/28/2012

A woman shopping online. (CBS)

Tech Report: Shopping Safely Online During Holiday Season

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid has some advice for consumers shopping online this holiday season.

11/27/2012

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Protect Your Personal Information When Shopping Online

Online shopping doesn’t have to be risky. Here are a few tips to protect your credit/debit card information on the internet.

11/07/2012

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Tax On Amazon Purchases In California Begins Saturday

Online retailer Amazon.com has tried to become all things to all consumers, but in California, it is about to take on a role it fought against for years: tax collector.

09/13/2012

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KCBS Cover Story: Longtime SF Music Store Closes Up Shop

Musicians are lamenting the closure of an Union Square institution, the Music Center of San Francisco.

06/27/2012

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Cyber Monday 2011: Online Deals

Why fight the mall crowds when you can online shop from the convenience of your home (or work, as it is)? Throw in free shipping and it’s kind of a no-brainer…

11/01/2011

Target store in Mountain View (AP)

ConsumerWatch: Frenzy Over Designer’s Line At Target

In a scene that was reminiscent of Black Friday, Target’s website crashed several times throughout the day and more than a hundred shoppers lined up at many of its stores early Tuesday.

09/13/2011

A deal offered on the Groupon website (Groupon.com)

Tech Report: Amazon, Google Challenge Groupon

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said the daily deal coupon market is growing by the day as Amazon and Google have both jumped in over the past week.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/02/2011

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Out-Of-State Online Retailers Flee California’s New Tax Law

More and more online shopping sites are dropping California merchants as a result of the state’s new requirement that out of state retailers collect sales tax from California shoppers.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/12/2011

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Amazon Threatens To Dump California Business Over Internet Tax

A threat from Amazon.com to cancel contracts with thousands of California companies in order to avoid collecting sales tax has drawn a sharp rebuke from California officials.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/03/2011

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