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Few 'wearables' make fashion sense

Jan 11, 2014

Few 'wearables' make fashion sense

Gadget lovers are slipping on fitness bands that track movement and buckling on smartwatches that let them check phone messages. Some brave souls are even donning Google’s geeky-looking Glass eyewear. For the technology industry, this is an exciting time, but also a risky one. ...

Prius problems put spotlight on car electronics

Feb 6, 2010

Prius problems put spotlight on car electronics

NEW YORK — Your most expensive piece of electronics probably is not your flat-panel TV or computer. More likely, it’s your car, which can pack 50 microprocessors to control everything from the fuel mix to the rearview mirrors. The recalls and other technical problems ...