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Nissan USA Aims to Keep Electric Battery Production

Japanese automaker Nissan is dismissing speculation that it intends to scale back electric car battery production at its U.S. plant in Tennessee.

Nissan's ambitious electric vehicle program has been a signature initiative of Carlos Ghosn, the chief executive at both Renault and Nissan.

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5 Ways to Potect Yourself from Data Breaches

Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information.

Home Depot said Thursday that malicious software lurking in its check-out terminals between April and September affected 56 million debit and credit cards that customers swiped at its stores. Target, Michaels and Neiman Marcus have also been attacked by hackers in the past year.

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Tim Cook Puts Personal Touch on iPhone 6 Launch

Apple chief Tim Cook personally kicked off sales of the iPhone 6, joining in "selfies" and shaking hands with customers Friday outside the company's store near his Silicon Valley home.

Cook was dressed in a black T-shirt and jeans as he worked his way from one end to the other of the long queue outside the Apple Store in the city of Palo Alto shortly before it opened.

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Hit 'Just Dance' Game Goes Mobile Sept. 25

Smartphone lovers will get to show off moves almost anywhere with the Sept. 25 release of a free "Just Dance Now" game tuned for mobile Internet lifestyles.

The game crafted by Ubisoft's Massive Entertainment studio in Sweden can be played wherever there are smartphones and Internet-connected screens, letting unlimited numbers of players vie for top marks matching choreography set to trendy tunes.

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Samsung to Release Note 4 'Phablet' on October 17

Samsung announced Thursday that its eagerly-anticipated Note 4 "phablet" will be released on October 17.

The South Korean consumer electronics titan credited with being the first major manufacturer to blend tablet and smartphone features said it will begin taking orders for the coming model on Friday, the same day rival Apple launches its new-generation iPhone 6.

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Twitpic to Stay Alive with New Owner

Twitpic is being acquired in a deal that will give renewed life to the widely used service for sharing pictures on Twitter.

It is a stark reversal in fortunes after Twitpic said in a blog post early this month that it would be shutting down on September 25 because its bid to trademark its name was being opposed by San Francisco-based Twitter.

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Review: Larger iPhones Eliminate Reason to Switch

It's easy to dismiss Apple's new iPhones as merely catching up to Android.

After all, phones running Google's Android system long have had larger screens. In addition, many Android phones already have the wireless chips that iPhones are getting for making credit card payments without pulling out a card at retail stores.

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Review: Devices, Apps Act Like One under iOS 8

The scores of new features in Apple's software update for mobile devices can be boiled down to one word: unity.

Many iPhone owners also have iPads and Mac computers, and family members are likely to have Apple devices, too. With the new iOS 8 software for iPhones and iPads, those devices start to act like one. Apps on those devices start to unite, too.

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'NBA 2K15' Drafts 3-D Face Mapping for Latest Game

"NBA 2K15" is angling for a slam dunk with an innovative new way to put players in the game.

The developers of the interactive basketball franchise are adding the option for gamers to digitally graft lifelike 3-D renditions of their faces onto virtual players in the series' latest installment, set for Oct. 7. The process uses the camera for either the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One game consoles to create faces for wannabe Kobe Bryants and Kevin Durants.

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Alibaba Post-IPO Structure Gives Insiders Control

Control over Alibaba Group will stay in the hands of founder Jack Ma and other company veterans after the Chinese e-commerce giant goes public on the New York Stock Exchange in a record busting share sale.

A group of 27 managers dubbed the "Alibaba Partnership" will have the power to nominate a majority of board members, a structure that was unpalatable to Hong Kong's stock market and resulted in Alibaba deciding to list in New York.

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