| Dec 4, 2013
| 3:01 PM
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...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:24 PM
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...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:30 AM
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...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 11:10 AM
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...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 11:34 AM
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...
| Dec 7, 2013
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...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:15 AM
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...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:31 PM
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...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 10:25 AM
The United Parcel Service Inc.’s brown-suited hordes will have even more access to Europe once the delivery giant’s new $6.8 billion deal with Dutch company TNT Express goes through.
Hoofddorp, Netherlands-based TNT agreed to be bought by UPS...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 9:54 AM
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...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 4:34 PM
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....