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Drones take U.S. electronics show by storm

Jan 17, 2015

Drones take U.S. electronics show by storm

Drones, wearable computing and enormous, immersive TVs were in the spotlight at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show that wrapped up on Jan. 9 in Las Vegas. Another big draw was the auto industry's newest connected cars that can be virtually autonomous, and quirky alternative transportation ...

Headsets latest buzz in gaming

Jun 13, 2014

Headsets latest buzz in gaming

A street luge rider races down a winding mountain road, zips under a truck and through a curve and into the path of an oncoming car. The vulnerable rider whips his upper body to one side in a futile bid to evade impact. The world goes ...

/ | Feb 3, 2014

In the mobile Internet Age, ads watch you

Ads are evolving from blaring TV spots to nudges from smartphones that know where we are, what we like and what we might be in the mood for. The transformation promises to pick up speed thanks to Internet-linked eyewear or watches and technology that lets ...

As IPO looms, Twitter's genesis is shrouded in mystery

| Nov 3, 2013

As IPO looms, Twitter's genesis is shrouded in mystery

The story of Twitter's creation is a murky tale complete with betrayed trusts and dueling claims for credit. Local lore, backed by Jack Dorsey, has it that he proposed the idea to fellow Twitter co-founders at a playground in San Francisco. But journalist Nick Bilton, ...

Feb 13, 2013

Sony faces challenge with new PlayStation release

When Sony pulls back the curtain on the next-generation PlayStation videogame console, the world will see how much the Japanese consumer electronics titan has been paying attention. Sony could double-up on hardware to power even more realistic graphics and rich game-play than the impressive specifications ...