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Why Zara Is Going to Install iPads in Its Fitting Rooms
Retail

Why Zara Is Going to Install iPads in Its Fitting Rooms

It'll make changing your mind a lot less stressful.
Geoffrey Smith
Microsoft Lays Off 30 From Its HoloLens Team
Microsoft

Microsoft Lays Off 30 From Its HoloLens Team

The tech giant is downsizing the Israel-based team working on an augmented reality headset.
Swatch and Visa Team Up for 'Pay-by-the-Wrist' Payment Feature
Mobile Payments

Swatch and Visa Team Up for 'Pay-by-the-Wrist' Payment Feature

Will the Bellamy be a major player in the payment industry? Only time will tell.
Carly Okyle
Amazon Releases Video Showcasing Delivery Drones
Amazon

Amazon Releases Video Showcasing Delivery Drones

The video shows a box containing shoes fitting seamlessly into the body of the drone.
NSA Shuts Down Large-Scale Phone Surveillance Program
Cybersecurity

NSA Shuts Down Large-Scale Phone Surveillance Program

It comes two and a half years after the controversial program was exposed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
Why Retailers Are Losing $1.75 Trillion
Retail

Why Retailers Are Losing $1.75 Trillion

Shipping costs aren't the only thing weighing retailers' digital profits.
Krystina Gustafson
Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Jeff Bezos Team Up to Invest in Clean Tech
Clean Energy

Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Jeff Bezos Team Up to Invest in Clean Tech

Some of the world's richest entrepreneurs are pledging billions of dollars to invest in clean energy technologies.
The 2015 Black Friday Schedule: Which Stores Open When
Black Friday

The 2015 Black Friday Schedule: Which Stores Open When

This chart will give you the details you need.
Krystina Gustafson
Hilton Uncovers Malware in Payments Systems
Data Breach

Hilton Uncovers Malware in Payments Systems

The hotel chain found unauthorized malware that targeted credit card information.
FBI Investigates Hacker Connected to Largest Theft of Internet Credentials
Cybercrime

FBI Investigates Hacker Connected to Largest Theft of Internet Credentials

More than 1 billion usernames and passwords and 500 email addresses were allegedly stolen.
Malware Warning Puts Retailers on Lookout for New Cyber Breaches
Malware

Malware Warning Puts Retailers on Lookout for New Cyber Breaches

ModPOS is an especially sophisticated point-of-sale malware that current security programs can't catch.
DraftKings Is Well-Positioned in Fight With NY's AG, Lawyer Says
Legal

DraftKings Is Well-Positioned in Fight With NY's AG, Lawyer Says

The short-term fantasy sports platform will face off against New York's Attorney General in an hour-long meeting Wednesday.
Daniel Roberts
How One Man's Viral Review Turned This Sweet Potato Pie Into a National Phenomenon
Viral Videos

How One Man's Viral Review Turned This Sweet Potato Pie Into a National Phenomenon

The Patti LaBelle-branded delicacy, sold exclusively at Walmart, could soon be to blame for a sweet potato shortage.
Geoff Weiss
Dell Acknowledges Security Vulnerability in New Laptops
Cybersecurity

Dell Acknowledges Security Vulnerability in New Laptops

A program pre-installed on new laptops is susceptible to cyber intrusions.