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Union Plan Gets a "Like" From Facebook Shuttle Drivers

Shuttle bus drivers who take Facebook employees to and from Silicon Valley overwhelmingly gave the "thumbs up" to forming a union on Wednesday, after they had complained publicly for months about their low pay, split shifts and health insurance benefits. Rome Aloise, secretary for Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Consumer Reports: Best Cell Phone Services

Consumer Reports: Best Cell Phone Services

Consumer Reports take cell phone services based on a survey of 63,000 of its subscribers. Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
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Google "Trekkers" Maps Street View for Hiking Trail

Google "trekkers" are helping you map out your next hiking trip and get a feel for being on the trail. The Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
CDC Shelves Controversial Workplace Obesity Website

CDC Shelves Controversial Workplace Obesity Website

The CDC has taken down a much-criticized website that offered an "obesity cost calculator" to help... Read »

Nov 18, 2014
$19 Million in Silk Road Bitcoins Head to Auction

$19 Million in Silk Road Bitcoins Head to Auction

The U.S. Marshals Service will auction off 50,000 bitcoins valued around $19 million that were seized in October... Read »

Nov 17, 2014
WATCH: Tony Hawk Rides Hoverboard

WATCH: Tony Hawk Rides Hoverboard

The pro skateboarder tested the $10,000 prototype Hendo Hoverboard after husband and wife Greg and Jill Henderson... Read »

Nov 18, 2014
Uber To Let Passengers Stream Spotify Playlists

Uber To Let Passengers Stream Spotify Playlists

Starting Friday, customers of the ride-sharing service Uber in some cities will be able to stream their own Spotify... Read »

Nov 17, 2014
Fire Hazard Forces Recall of Tankless Water Heaters

Fire Hazard Forces Recall of Tankless Water Heaters

The threat of overheating forces the recall of 29,000 tankless water heaters sold between July 2008-August 2014. Read »

Nov 17, 2014
Camera Taken to Space in '60s Sold for $275,000

Camera Taken to Space in '60s Sold for $275,000

The camera that "would forever change our view of Earth" from space more than a half century ago has been... Read »

Nov 14, 2014
A Slower Internet? Net Neutrality Debate Heats Up

A Slower Internet? Net Neutrality Debate Heats Up

Pete Williams explains why a Federal Communications Commission regulation could have wide-ranging effects for how... Watch »

Nov 14, 2014
Comcast CEO: Full Steam Ahead on Time Warner Deal

Comcast CEO: Full Steam Ahead on Time Warner Deal

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts is moving "full steam ahead" with the company's proposed $45 billion acquisition... Read »

Nov 13, 2014
Analysts Predict Video Game Sales for 2014 Holidays

Analysts Predict Video Game Sales for 2014 Holidays

Releases of popular video games let analysts to predict gaming sales for the upcoming holiday season. Read »

Nov 11, 2014

"Masque Attack" Could Leave Apple Devices Vulnerable

Security researchers say they've discovered a vulnerability in Apple's software, called "Masque Attack,'' that... Read »

Nov 11, 2014
Great Tech Toys

Great Tech Toys

Consumer Reports ShopSmart magazine found four great tech toys that are loaded with creativity and will really... Watch »

Nov 10, 2014
Robot Technology Helps Diagnose, Treat Stroke Patients

Robot Technology Helps Diagnose, Treat Stroke Patients

Doctors in North Texas say high-tech machines are helping to save lives. At Baylor Irving, a patient describes her... Watch »

Nov 7, 2014
AT&T Says it Will Buy Mexico's Lusacell for $2.5B

AT&T Says it Will Buy Mexico's Lusacell for $2.5B

AT&T says it will buy Mexican wireless company Iusacell for $2.5 billion including debt and says it plans to... Read »

Nov 7, 2014
17 Arrests in Major

17 Arrests in Major "Darknet" Crackdown: Europol

Law enforcement officials launched a global crackdown on so-called Darknet sites that sell illegal drugs, arresting... Read »

Nov 7, 2014
Survey: People Text, Drive Despite Knowing Danger

Survey: People Text, Drive Despite Knowing Danger

A survey released by AT&T Inc. indicates that 98 percent of people who text regularly agree that texting and... Read »

Nov 5, 2014
Dell CEO Says He's Happy With Company's Progress

Dell CEO Says He's Happy With Company's Progress

The founder and CEO of Dell Inc. said he's been pleased with the state of his company since it went private last... Read »

Nov 4, 2014
Bumping up Bandwidth: Yellowstone May Add Wi-Fi

Bumping up Bandwidth: Yellowstone May Add Wi-Fi

Can Old Faithful compete with Netflix? The prospect of streaming wireless service deep inside Yellowstone National... Read »

Nov 3, 2014
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