Benjamin Kabin

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Good Marketing Move: Apple to Offer Trade-In Discount for Third-Party Chargers

The offer comes after faulty chargers were blamed for one death and one hospitalization in China.

Dell Founder's New Buyout Bid Wins Initial Shareholder Approval

The official vote on the bid from Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners has been pushed back to September 12.

Yelp Posts Massive Earnings Increase But Still Hasn't Turned a Profit

The social-review site's massive growth can be attributed to an influx of advertisers, an analyst says.

Yahoo Acquires Lexity, An Ecommerce Service for Small Businesses

Founded by a former Yahoo search and advertising executive, the startup is Marissa Mayer's 19th purchase for the tech giant.

Online Startup Fab Sued for Copyright Infringement, 'Unfair' Competition

The suit comes on the heels of a $150 million fundraising round and coincides with layoffs.

Hiring Spree: Amazon to Add 7,000 New Employees

The internet retailer is expanding its fulfillment and customer service networks in an effort to offer more customers speedier delivery options.

Mobile App Basics: 3 Ways to Make User Security a Priority

After one popular app's privacy snafu, here's a look at what you should consider when developing your own mobile apps.

Dell Founder Sweetens Offer to Take the PC Maker Private

New offer adds $150 million and calls for a decision to be made by simple majority of shareholders.

Facebook Is Testing a Feature That Can Track Customers' Physical Movements at Businesses

The social network encourages users to check in for free Wi-Fi, but the routers can monitor your movements.

Struggling Deals Site LivingSocial Kills Events Group, Closes New York Office

The move eliminates 30 full-time positions and will have remaining staffers working remotely.

Angry Business Owners Appeal Yelp Ruling Over Alleged Extortion

Appeal drudges up accusations of review rigging, tilting the site's rating system.

Social Media May Soon Drive More Traffic to Your Website Than Search Engines

A new report suggests internet users in the U.S. are looking to sites like Facebook and Twitter to find what they're looking for online.

Google Updates an App That Allows You to Search With the Swipe of a Finger

Ever heard of Gesture Search? It can help save time and offer a less distracting way for business users to search their Android devices.

Google to Buy Social Mapping Startup Waze

Acquiring the real-time traffic and navigation app to help Google stay competitive in mobile mapping.