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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.


Japanese man tweets with his mobile phone. (AP)

Tech Watch: Mobile Apps More Popular Than Websites

A new report claims that for the first time, people are spending more time using mobile apps than browsing the web.


EBay headquarters in San Jose. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

EBay Buys Website Operator GSI Commerce For $2.4 Billion

Online marketplace operator EBay said Monday that it will pay $2.4 billion for GSI Commerce, which operates websites for retailers like Toys R Us and Bath & Body Works.

CBS San Francisco–03/28/2011


Future Home Of Online Porn Debated In San Francisco

Members of the adult entertainment industry were in San Francisco to oppose a plan to create a separate Internet address for porn websites.

CBS San Francisco–03/17/2011


UC Study: Websites Harvest Search Patterns, Surfing History‎

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS / AP) — Dozens of websites have been secretly harvesting lists of places that their users previously visited online, everything from news articles to bank sites to pornography, a team of computer […]

CBS San Francisco–12/08/2010