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Wish Waiting for a Table Was Less Painful? There's an App for That.
Dining

Wish Waiting for a Table Was Less Painful? There's an App for That.

NoWait efficiently manages waits for tables, reducing stress levels for customers and restaurant owners alike.
Katherine Duncan
9 Things Small Businesses Should Know About Amazon's New Mobile Payments Reader
Amazon

9 Things Small Businesses Should Know About Amazon's New Mobile Payments Reader

Amazon officially entered the mobile payments race today. Here's a helpful roundup of the most important details small-business merchants should brush up on before making the leap.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Siri's Founders Are Building Viv -- the Personal Assistant Siri Should Have Been
Virtual Assistant

Siri's Founders Are Building Viv -- the Personal Assistant Siri Should Have Been

If it goes as planned, Viv will be a digital assistant that can solve far more complex requests than Siri.
Laura Entis
Meet Swash, a $500 Garment-Refreshing Machine to Delay Dry Cleaning
Laundry Business

Meet Swash, a $500 Garment-Refreshing Machine to Delay Dry Cleaning

The stigmas surrounding re-wearing clothes -- especially among business people with capsule wardrobes -- are significantly lessening, maker Procter & Gamble said.
Geoff Weiss
Get This: Facial Recognition -- For Cats
Far Out Tech

Get This: Facial Recognition -- For Cats

It might be more useful than you think.
Emily Price
Juggling Too Many To-Dos? Try These Helpful Task Management Apps.
Productivity

Juggling Too Many To-Dos? Try These Helpful Task Management Apps.

With the right tech tools, multitasking doesn't have to be a chore you dread. See which ones serial entrepreneur Scott Gerber uses to tame competing projects and priorities.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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3 Tools Ecommerce Retailers Can Use to Boost Efficiency
Retail Businesses

3 Tools Ecommerce Retailers Can Use to Boost Efficiency

Online sellers, particularly those on eBay, can benefit from the convenience of tapping a mobile device.
Marsha Collier
Apple Fares Better in Diverse Hires, But There's More Work to Be Done
Workplace Diversity

Apple Fares Better in Diverse Hires, But There's More Work to Be Done

Apple is the latest company to respond to Rev. Jackson's diversity in hiring challenge. The civil rights leader commends it – and urges it to do more.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Driving Innovation With Crowdsourcing
Innovation

Driving Innovation With Crowdsourcing

Companies are using the wisdom of consumers to rapidly drive innovation, improve products and increase customer satisfaction.
Michael Morton
White House Hires Ex-Googler to Make Government Websites Suck Less (We Hope)
Technology

White House Hires Ex-Googler to Make Government Websites Suck Less (We Hope)

Uncle Sam: If at first you don't succeed, hire former Google wizard and HealthCare.gov resurrector Mikey Dickerson to clean up your mess. Again.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This High-Tech Spray Eats Smog, Turns Surfaces Into Self-Cleaning Germ-Killers
Far Out Tech

This High-Tech Spray Eats Smog, Turns Surfaces Into Self-Cleaning Germ-Killers

With a spray of this futuristic wonder cleaner, who needs soap, water and elbow grease?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
California's 'Kill Switch' Bill Is One Step Away From Becoming Law
Kill Switch

California's 'Kill Switch' Bill Is One Step Away From Becoming Law

The legislation, which would require smartphone makers to include a preinstalled 'kill switch' on all smartphones sold in the state, has passed in the State Senate and now awaits the governor's signature.
Laura Entis
Disrupting the Disruption Myth
Technology Startups

Disrupting the Disruption Myth

Xiaomi's rise in China could signal a new approach to technology innovation.
Judy Shapiro
Nation's Top Consumer Watchdog Warns of Bitcoin's Dangers
Bitcoin

Nation's Top Consumer Watchdog Warns of Bitcoin's Dangers

Bitcoin buyer beware. The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau cautions consumers about the risks of investing in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
Kim Lachance Shandrow