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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.


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Tax On Amazon Purchases In California Begins Saturday

Online retailer 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.


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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.


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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…


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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.


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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.


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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.



Amazon Threatens To Dump California Business Over Internet Tax

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



Ways To Save Money On Cyber Monday

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS) — Shopping for cheap isn’t all done on your feet nowadays; you can take a seat in that computer chair that knows you so well and save money just as easily. It […]

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Shoppers Advised Against Online Scams

Now that the holiday shopping season is in full swing, so are scam artists trying to get at your personal information. McAfee has come out with its 12 Scams of Christmas to help prevent shoppers from online predators.





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