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Finovate 2009: Online Financial Services Showcase

I spent the day at Finovate2009, a conference where companies with innovative web-based financial products and services strut their stuff for an audience of potential customers, analysts, and reporters. I’ve covered personal finance and accounting software for years, and watching its migration to the web is fascinating: You don’t hear much anymore about the privacy [...]

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Retrevo: A New First Stop for Tech Shoppers

Have you shopped for a digital camera lately? Even for shopaholics like me, it can be a daunting experience. The choices are, quite simply, mind-boggling. Sifting through them all and trying to pinpoint the best model for your needs and budget is a Herculean task. Sites like PC World (my former employer) and CNET help, with [...]

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