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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Post office may need an urgent rate increase, Congress is told

    Post office may need an urgent rate increase, Congress is told
    It's called snail mail because it's slow compared with its electronic competitors – and electrons, unlike humans, work for free. The U.S. Postal Service is in “the midst of a financial disaster” and may need an emergency increase in...
  • UPS plan to become European delivery powerhouse stymied

    UPS plan to become European delivery powerhouse stymied
    It was a promising plan while it lasted: United Parcel Service Inc. would send its brown-suited army scuttling throughout Europe after paying $6.8 billion to acquire Dutch delivery competitor TNT Express. But then the European Commission, the...
  • Online shopping: Better for the environment?

     
    Online shopping versus brick and mortar: Studies show that despite the packaging and delivery trucks associated with shopping online, it's usually still a greener way to shop than driving to a local brick and mortar store....
  • A 'Brown Bailout' for UPS is more like a FedEx shackling

     
    What can brown do for you? Some think it should be: What can your government do for brown? Opposition to an otherwise innocuous reauthorization bill from the Federal Aviation Administration is showing up around the web. The United Parcel Service......