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Apple will show off its newest products Sept. 9. The iPhone and iPad maker set the date in invitations mailed Thursday to reporters and others who typically come to see the unveiling of Apple's latest twists on technology.
Samsung has unveiled a computerized wristwatch that can do more without a smartphone to go with it, while LG has one with a round design.
Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of information about the shades along with a link to order them. It's a great idea - but it doesn't quite work.
Comcast Corp. has resurrected the hyperlocal news site EveryBlock in Philadelphia. The social-media site (www.everyblock.com) aggregates more than 600 data feeds.
Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play "Pac-Man." And for decades, kids have gathered in living rooms to marvel at how others master games like "Street Fighter II" and "Super Mario Bros."
Pikachu and Link will be among the first characters coming to "amiibo."
A federal judge has rejected Apple's attempt to block the sale of several older Samsung smartphones that copied features in the iPhone.
The Street: Telecommuting has its advantages for employees and employers, and companies are starting slowly to see them.
A federal appeals court is refusing Oracle Corp.'s request to reinstate a $1.3 billion verdict it won against German rival SAP SE in a long-running copyright dispute.
Pikachu and Link will be among the first characters coming to "amiibo."
BEIJING (AP) - China's biggest property developer, Wanda Group, and Internet giants Baidu and Tencent unveiled a new e-commerce venture Friday in a challenge to industry leader Alibaba Group ahead of its U.S. stock offering.
BEIJING (AP) - Tesla Motors Co. and a state-owned Chinese phone carrier announced plans Friday to build 400 charging stations for electric cars in a new bid to promote popular adoption of the technology in China.
Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton broke nearly three weeks of silence Thursday on the fatal police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Missouri, saying his death and the violent protests that followed resulted from frayed bonds of trust in a racially divided community.
Apple will show off its newest products Sept. 9. The iPhone and iPad maker set the date in invitations mailed Thursday to reporters and others who typically come to see the unveiling of Apple's latest twists on technology.
Samsung has unveiled a computerized wristwatch that can do more without a smartphone to go with it, while LG has one with a round design.