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Technology Review: 3Doodler is fun but quirky '3-D pen' Review: 3Doodler is fun but quirky '3-D pen'
- 3-D printing is all the rage. You can hit a button on your computer, which sends a file to a printer, which produces a small 3-D object out of plastic. It's a cool technology, but it's not exactly a hands-on way to make things.
Technology Twitter's 2nd quarter results soar, stock flies high Twitter's 2nd quarter results soar, stock flies high
The little blue bird is flying high. Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter.
Technology Samsung postpones launch of Tizen smartphone Samsung postpones launch of Tizen smartphone
Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it is delaying sales of its first Tizen-powered smartphone in the latest setback to the company's ambition to create a mobile platform to rival Google's Android or Apple's iOS.
Technology FX says overnight ratings becoming meaningless FX says overnight ratings becoming meaningless
It's a rite nearly as old as television: the morning after a new show premieres, network executives wait impatiently for the Nielsen company's estimate of how many people watched, and rush to report the first sign of a hit.
Technology Get paid for posts? Social networking's new twist Get paid for posts? Social networking's new twist
Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that just about everything should be shared -except the money those posts produce. At least two services are trying to change that.
Technology Verizon launches rewards program with tracking Verizon launches rewards program with tracking
Verizon Wireless is launching a nationwide loyalty program this week for its 100-million-plus subscribers. There's a twist, though: To earn points for every dollar spent, subscribers must consent to have their movements tracked.
Technology Amazon rolls out 'Netflix-for-books' style service Amazon rolls out 'Netflix-for-books' style service
Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service that will allow unlimited access to thousands of electronic books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month in the online giant's latest effort to attract more users.
Technology Amazon asks FAA for permission to fly drones Amazon asks FAA for permission to fly drones
Amazon is officially asking the Federal Aviation Administration for permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less.
Technology FTC sues Amazon over kids' app charges FTC sues Amazon over kids' app charges (Video)
The Federal Trade Commission is suing Amazon over charges that the company has not done enough to prevent children from making millions of dollars in unauthorized in-app purchases, according to a complaint filed Thursday in federal court.
Technology WellPoint CEO: Insurer readies for technology wave WellPoint CEO: Insurer readies for technology wave
WellPoint CEO Joseph Swedish says that when people ask what a doctor's appointment will be like in the future, they assume that patients will physically have to visit an office.
Technology PC shipment slump bottoms out PC shipment slump bottoms out
A two-year slump in personal computer sales ended in the second quarter, helped by improving demand in developed markets like North America and Europe.
Technology MIT finger device reads to the blind in real time MIT finger device reads to the blind in real time
Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are developing an audio reading device to be worn on the index finger of people whose vision is impaired, giving them affordable and immediate access to printed words.
Technology Fraud, sex, post-it art: Google cuts search links Fraud, sex, post-it art: Google cuts search links
Google's removal of search results in Europe is drawing accusations of press censorship, as stories from some of the continent's most prominent news outlets begin vanishing. The U.S. internet giant said Thursday it is getting 1,000 requests a day to scrub results.
Technology Amazon vows to fight FTC on kids in-app purchases Amazon vows to fight FTC on kids in-app purchases
Amazon says that it is prepared to go to court against the Federal Trade Commission to defend itself against charges that it has not done enough to prevent children from making unauthorized in-app purchases.
Technology Amazon vows to fight FTC on kids in-app purchases Amazon vows to fight FTC on kids in-app purchases
Amazon said Wednesday that it is prepared to go to court against the Federal Trade Commission to defend itself against charges that it has not done enough to prevent children from making unauthorized in-app purchases.