HEARBO robot can tell beeps, notes, and spoken word (w/ Video)
Apple Pay fails to unify fragmented market
Apple Pay, meant to inject momentum into a fragmented market for the emerging mobile payments sector, has instead highlighted the squabbles between retailers and the banking and payments industry.
US warns shops to watch for customer data hacking
The US Department of Homeland Security on Friday warned businesses to watch for hackers targeting customer data with malicious computer code like that used against retail giant Target.
Intel's Next Unit of Computing models prepare for landing
Apple stores roll out welcome mat for Automatic car gadget
Apple turns stores into galleries for iPad, iPhone artists
Apple is turning its retail stores into art galleries featuring the work of professional photographers and other artists who use iPads, iPhones and Mac computers to create.
Intel's mysterious TV device sparks industry chatter
Buzz is building over Intel's secretive TV set-top box due out later this year, which the chipmaker claims will provide live and other content via the Internet, is easy to use, and boasts face-recognition ...
Amazon.com sees delivery drones as future (Update)
Amazon.com is working on a way to get customers their goods in 30 minutes or less—by drone.
Amazon takes on iPad with larger Kindle Fire (Update 3)
Amazon unveiled four new Kindle Fire tablet computers on Thursday, including ones with larger color screens, as the online retailer steps up competition with Apple ahead of the holiday shopping season.
Review: Microsoft Office pricey, but good value
As much as I like Google Docs for word processing and spreadsheets, I find the online software clunky at times. So I was skeptical when I heard Microsoft is trying to sell its new version of Office as an ...
Japan net retailer Rakuten to buy Viber for $900M (Update)
Japan's Rakuten Inc. is buying Cyprus-based Viber Media, which operates a popular Internet phone application, for $900 million, fortifying the online retailer's social networking footprint.
Six tips to reduce headaches as you wrap up holiday returns
Didn't like that boring beige sweater your aunt gave you as a holiday gift?
Amazon.com ramps up challenge to iTunes music store
Amazon.com on Thursday launched a service that gives compact disk buyers instant copies of music in the Internet "cloud" in a major challenge to Apple's iTunes shop.
Amazon testing new smartphone: report
The online retail giant Amazon is testing a new smartphone and may launch production later this year or early next year, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.