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Technology Do you need to break the bank to get a good phone? Do you need to break the bank to get a good phone?
It might seem as though everyone has an iPhone or Galaxy smartphone. But many customers are eschewing the best cameras and screens - and their top-end price tags - and choosing models that can get the job done at less than a third of the cost.
Technology Does bad behavior really hurt business? Does bad behavior really hurt business?
Silicon Valley seems to have more than its share of companies behaving badly. Among up-and-comers in the tech world, privacy abuses and executive gaffes have become viral sensations. But is all that bad behavior actually bad for business?
Technology Amusement parks challenged by high-tech home entertainment Amusement parks challenged by high-tech home entertainment
Your local fun zone, amusement center and theme park is facing an existential challenge these days. They need to lure you, the American guest, off your sofa with your high resolution, interactive video games and into their world of fun - real life fun.
Technology Experts: Home, baby cameras not secure worldwide Experts: Home, baby cameras not secure worldwide
Experts have a message for anyone with a webcam, baby monitor or home security camera: change your password now, because feeds from the cameras are being posted online by a Russian website.
Technology Yahoo replaces Google as Firefox's default search Yahoo replaces Google as Firefox's default search
Yahoo will supplant Google's search engine on Firefox's Web browser in the U.S., signaling Yahoo's resolve to regain some of the ground that it has lost in the most lucrative part of the Internet's ad market.
Technology How to teach self-driving cars ethics of the road How to teach self-driving cars ethics of the road
A large truck speeding in the opposite direction suddenly veers into your lane. Jerk the wheel left and smash into a bicyclist? Swerve right toward a family on foot? Slam the brakes and brace for head-on impact?
Technology Nokia plots comeback with Android tablet Nokia plots comeback with Android tablet
Just months after selling its ailing handsets business to Microsoft, the Finnish company is planning to go back into the consumer market with a new tablet.
Technology Giant solar plant lags in early production Giant solar plant lags in early production
The largest solar power plant of its type in the world — once promoted as a turning point in green energy — isn't producing as much energy as planned.
Technology State Dept computers hacked, email shut down State Dept computers hacked, email shut down
The State Department has taken the unprecedented step of shutting down its entire unclassified email system as technicians repair possible damage from a suspected hacker attack.
Technology AT&T drops 'super cookies' from cellphone data AT&T drops 'super cookies' from cellphone data
AT&T Mobility, the nation's second-largest cellular provider, says it's no longer attaching hidden Internet tracking codes to data transmitted from its users' smartphones. The practice made it nearly impossible to shield its subscribers' identities online.
Technology Review: HTC Re camera fun, but doesn't beat phones Review: HTC Re camera fun, but doesn't beat phones
That's the premise behind HTC's new Re camera, which aims to let users document all of life's little moments and actually experience them, too, instead of watching through a viewfinder or a screen. In fact, the Re doesn't have either — we'll get to that.
Technology Facebook again tries to simplify privacy policy Facebook again tries to simplify privacy policy
One more time, Facebook is trying to simplify its lengthy privacy policy - and make it much shorter - to explain how it targets advertisements to its 1.35 billion users.
Technology Startup working to turn hoverboards into reality Startup working to turn hoverboards into reality
Skateboarding is going airborne this fall with the launch of the first real commercially marketed hoverboard which uses magnetics to float about an inch off the ground.