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AP Top Technology News At 1:17 p.m. EST

Alibaba promises more action against fake goods
BEIJING (AP) -- E-commerce giant Alibaba pledged Friday to do more to fight online sales of counterfeit goods, quickly settling a public dispute with a Chinese regulator after the value of its U.S.-traded shares plunged....

How can Google snap its stock out of its stupor?
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google has turned into a stock market laggard as the shift to mobile devices has lowered the Internet search leader's digital ad prices and the company's expensive investments in far-out technology has trimmed its profit margins....

Smart Spending: Why investors are applauding Amazon earnings
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon.com Inc.'s fourth-quarter earnings roundly beat analyst expectations, sending the Seattle e-commerce giant's stock soaring 11 percent in premarket trading Friday. Here's a closer look at what investors applauded and hope continues....

Smartphone Snapshot: Samsung getting squeezed
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The runaway success of Apple's newest iPhone has fueled a dramatic shift in the global market: the California tech giant is now neck-and-neck with South Korea's Samsung for the title of world's leading seller of smartphones....

Battle of the big phones: Samsung down in China, Apple gains
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Samsung lost the battle of the big phones last quarter as Apple's copycat large iPhone lured buyers in the crucial Chinese market....

SpongeBob online? Nickelodeon to offer Internet subscription
NEW YORK (AP) -- SpongeBob fans rejoice: Nickelodeon is the latest cable channel to plan a stand-alone Internet offering....

Alibaba run-in with China regulator signals tougher scrutiny
BEIJING (AP) -- For years, Alibaba faced complaints it failed to stamp out sales of counterfeit goods on its e-commerce websites. But Chinese regulators stayed silent, apparently reluctant to disrupt the rise of an Internet star even as they accused foreign automakers, dairies and others of violating anti-monopoly or consumer protection rules....

Alibaba shares tumble on 4Q revenue miss
NEW YORK (AP) -- Alibaba's Group shares dropped 10 percent on Thursday after the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse reported holiday-quarter revenue that surged 40 percent but missed analyst expectations....

FTC settles case against 'revenge porn' site operator
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Colorado man accused of operating a "revenge porn" website has settled with federal regulators who said he broke the law by posting nude pictures of women without their consent or knowledge....

Blogger helps raise $1 million so NYC kids can visit Harvard
NEW YORK (AP) -- A fundraising campaign inspired by the popular photo blog Humans of New York has raised more than $1 million to send middle-school students from a high-poverty Brooklyn school on field trips to Harvard....

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