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Uber Faces Lawsuit Over Drivers Allegedly Discriminating Against Blind Passengers
Uber

Uber Faces Lawsuit Over Drivers Allegedly Discriminating Against Blind Passengers

The California chapter of the National Federation of the Blind filed a lawsuit against the San-Francisco based ride-hailing app earlier this week.
Catherine Clifford
Google Just Bought the Maker of a Tremor-Steadying 'Smart' Spoon
Mergers and Acquisitions

Google Just Bought the Maker of a Tremor-Steadying 'Smart' Spoon

The Liftware Base Stabilizer uses sensors to steady the dining process for the 11 million nationwide sufferers of essential tremor and Parkinson's disease.
Geoff Weiss
Stephen Hawking Introduces Intel's Connected Wheelchair
Internet of Things

Stephen Hawking Introduces Intel's Connected Wheelchair

The British physicist who 'made black holes cool' says Intel's new wheelchair, which collects health data from the user, is just one more step toward the technology of the future.
Laura Entis
11 Helpful Tools for Every Step of Building a Mobile App
Mobile Apps

11 Helpful Tools for Every Step of Building a Mobile App

Building an app requires that you have the right tools to deliver efficiently on every aspect of its life cycle.
Rahul Varshneya
Sorry, the Apple Watch Is No Game Changer
Innovation

Sorry, the Apple Watch Is No Game Changer

It's something new, but don't put it in the same league with the iPod, iPhone or iPad.
Jason Fell
How This 3-D Printing Startup Is Pushing the Boundaries of the Retail Experience
Next Big Thing

How This 3-D Printing Startup Is Pushing the Boundaries of the Retail Experience

Normal, a startup that produces 3-D printed earbuds, merges the online and offline world at its flagship location in Manhattan by providing an innovative retail experience to customers.
Catherine Clifford
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Why Apple Pay Could Be a Game Changer for Businesses
Mobile Payments

Why Apple Pay Could Be a Game Changer for Businesses

A new payments system baked into the forthcoming iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch could revolutionize how business is done across the globe.
Geoff Weiss
Go Big or Go Home: Apple Officially Unveils iPhone 6 With Larger Displays
Smartphones

Go Big or Go Home: Apple Officially Unveils iPhone 6 With Larger Displays

The sixth-generation iPhones also come with a new Retina HD display and a mobile payments system that some say could upend the credit-card industry.
Geoff Weiss
With the Apple Watch, It's Time for Smartwatches to Get Serious
Smartwatches

With the Apple Watch, It's Time for Smartwatches to Get Serious

Priced at $349 and available in an array of different face and band options, Apple's ‘most personal product' will arrive early next year.
Geoff Weiss
Transparency Can Overcome Consumer Resistance to Sharing Data
Big Data

Transparency Can Overcome Consumer Resistance to Sharing Data

People become squeamish about the idea of user information being analyzed so as to target, retarget and market to them. Sellers can handle this situation with care.
Joshua McClure
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Analyst: Amazon's Fire Phone Simply 'Not Compelling Enough'
Mobile

Analyst: Amazon's Fire Phone Simply 'Not Compelling Enough'

Making less of an impact than Amazon hoped, the company dropped the price of the Fire Phone from $199 to 99 cents.
Nina Zipkin
Salesforce Warns of Potential Malware Attack
Salesforce

Salesforce Warns of Potential Malware Attack

The cloud-based business software company said a certain type of malicious software that typically targets large financial companies could be taking aim at its customers.
Catherine Clifford
Finally: Bitcoin Is Coming to Merchants Who Use PayPal's Braintree
Bitcoin

Finally: Bitcoin Is Coming to Merchants Who Use PayPal's Braintree

Braintree will soon integrate Bitcoin, a move that could have Airbnb, Dropbox and Uber customers paying in the cryptocash. Meanwhile, PayPal dropped the B-word in a curious promo video, igniting another social media speculation frenzy.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Microsoft Releases 'Delve,' A Productivity-Aimed Office Assistant
Productivity

Microsoft Releases 'Delve,' A Productivity-Aimed Office Assistant

Users of Office 365 have been waiting for Delve, which was previously referred to as 'Oslo.'
Jason Fell
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