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All-Knowing Google to Roll Out Geographically-Triggered Shopping Alerts
Google

All-Knowing Google to Roll Out Geographically-Triggered Shopping Alerts

An update to Google Now will notify users on their smartphones when they are in close proximity to a store carrying an item they've previously searched for.
Geoff Weiss
Should You Buy an iPhone 5S Now or Wait For the iPhone 6?
iPhone

Should You Buy an iPhone 5S Now or Wait For the iPhone 6?

What Apple fans need to consider when choosing which model iPhone is right for them.
Lisa Eadicicco
Total Reversal: Mark Zuckerberg Embraces Web Anonymity in Facebook F8 Keynote
Social Media

Total Reversal: Mark Zuckerberg Embraces Web Anonymity in Facebook F8 Keynote

Instead of turning a blind eye to the growing backlash against identity-based social media, Facebook wants in.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Tips to Becoming a Disruptive Entrepreneur
Innovation

5 Tips to Becoming a Disruptive Entrepreneur

Startups can now begin life with products that are better and cheaper than those of incumbents. Learn what you can do to set this in motion.
Larry Downes and Paul Nunes
Travel Tech: 4 Gadgets for Running Your Business on the Fly
Travel Apps

Travel Tech: 4 Gadgets for Running Your Business on the Fly

Productivity tools for outside the office.
John Patrick Pullen
The Pivot That Transformed a Company -- and Your Next Repair Claim
Business Unusual

The Pivot That Transformed a Company -- and Your Next Repair Claim

Snapsheet's mobile technology is sparking much-needed changes in the outdated insurance industry.
Laura Entis
 Keep This In Mind When Buying Your Next Smartphone
Smartphones

Keep This In Mind When Buying Your Next Smartphone

Tech enthusiast Veronica Belmont says this feature is too important not to consider when picking the smartphone that's right for you.
Jason Fell
Think Samsung's Fingerprint Scanner Is Foolproof? Think Again.
Samsung Galaxy

Think Samsung's Fingerprint Scanner Is Foolproof? Think Again.

The security feature on Samsung's new Galaxy S5 was tricked. Here's how.
Noah Kravitz
A Small Smartphone Startup Is Going Guerilla to Get Some Big-Time Attention
Smartphones

A Small Smartphone Startup Is Going Guerilla to Get Some Big-Time Attention

You might not have heard of this company before. But that might soon change. It's using guerilla-style marketing to aggressively get the word out about its forthcoming Android-based smartphone.
Noah Kravitz
Rumors Swirl That Square Is for Sale
Mobile Payments

Rumors Swirl That Square Is for Sale

The mobile-payments company founded by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has reportedly been talking to suitors about selling itself.
Catherine Clifford
Smartphone or Sex: Which Would You Rather Give Up? (Infographic)
Smartphones

Smartphone or Sex: Which Would You Rather Give Up? (Infographic)

More Americans report they would rather forgo sex than a mobile phone, and almost 70 percent of Americans say they check their mobile phone even when it hasn't made any indication of a message arriving.
Catherine Clifford
In This Smartphone-Obsessed World, He Who Communicates Best With His Customer Wins
Marketing

In This Smartphone-Obsessed World, He Who Communicates Best With His Customer Wins

Customers expect better communication from brands than ever. Most businesses, though, are not keeping up.
Catherine Clifford
The Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Is Coming, But You'll Probably Have to Download It
Smartphones

The Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Is Coming, But You'll Probably Have to Download It

Major manufacturers and wireless carriers have agreed to offer a free opt-in 'kill switch' for smartphones made after July 2015.
Laura Entis
Gadgets, Apps, Video Games and Social Media: All Things Tech With Veronica Belmont
Technology

Gadgets, Apps, Video Games and Social Media: All Things Tech With Veronica Belmont

In this Google Hangout, we'll chat about the future of wearables, business tech and more.
Jason Fell