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  • Amazon.com launches AmazonFresh grocery service in San Francisco

    Amazon.com launches AmazonFresh grocery service in San Francisco
    Amazon.com Inc. is taking its AmazonFresh grocery delivery service into its third U.S. market, expanding into San Francisco after launching tests in Los Angeles and Seattle. The AmazonFresh site is now live and accepting orders from select San Francisco...
  • Tips on how to steer clear of airline fees

     Tips on how to steer clear of airline fees
    Airline fees can certainly take some of the joy out of the holidays. Travel, already difficult because of decreased capacity and increased ticket prices (about 2% higher this year, according to Rick Seaney, the founder of FareCompare.com), becomes even...
  • U.S. unemployment rate drops to 7%, lowest since 2008

    U.S. unemployment rate drops to 7%, lowest since 2008
    WASHINGTON — A surprisingly robust gain in new jobs last month helped drop the unemployment rate to a five-year low, fueling optimism about the nation's economic recovery and raising the prospect that the government may finally start to ease a key...
  • State agency investigating Google barge construction

    The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission has launched an investigation into the construction of Google's mysterious barge.  The state agency is charged with monitoring development of San Francisco Bay. The probe apparently began...
  • Amazon is not alone: UPS, Google also testing delivery drones

    Amazon is not alone: UPS, Google also testing delivery drones
    Amazon.com made headlines this week with the announcement of Amazon Prime Air, but it isn't the only company that's testing delivery drones. Reports this week say UPS and Google are two other companies that are also testing delivery drones for their...
  • Apple reportedly strikes iPhone deal with China Mobile

    Apple reportedly strikes iPhone deal with China Mobile
    Apple may have finalized a deal with China Mobile, that nation's largest carrier, to sell the iPhone.  Such a deal would give Apple access to China Mobile's 700 million customers for the first time. Though analysts have been predicting such a deal was...
  • Microsoft develops bra to detect eating caused by stress

    Microsoft develops bra to detect eating caused by stress
    While Google and Samsung have been busy with smartglasses and smartwatches, respectively, Microsoft has been working on a wearable device that's a little bit more intimate. The Redmond, Wash., company has developed a smart-bra that its researchers say...
  • LG unveils curved, flexible smartphone to better fit your body

    LG unveils curved, flexible smartphone to better fit your body
    SAN FRANCISCO -- At a special press event this week, LG took the wraps off the LG G Flex smartphone.  The bendable, flexible phone runs on Android and went on sale in South Korea only 10 days ago. Company executives said there's no word yet on when it...
  • Carl Icahn wants Apple shareholder vote on larger stock buyback

    Carl Icahn wants Apple shareholder vote on larger stock buyback
    Shareholder activist Carl Icahn said Wednesday he had informed Apple that he has submitted a proposal to let shareholders vote on a larger stock buyback. In a tweet Wednesday, Icahn wrote: "Gave $AAPL notice we’ll be making a precatory proposal to...
  • Here's a cheaper, readily available Google Glass alternative

    Here's a cheaper, readily available Google Glass alternative
    Google Glass won't be released to the public until next year, but a cheaper alternative is now available for purchase. The Vuzix M100 went on sale this week for $1,000 and is ready to ship in two to four weeks. The device is similar to Google Glass....
  • Struggle no more: Next-generation USB to be reversible

    Struggle no more: Next-generation USB to be reversible
    Work has begun on the next generation of USB connectors, and the good news is that users will no longer have to worry about whether they're plugging in their connectors upside down. Current USB connectors look quite similar on both sides, but the...