| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:45 AM
United Parcel Service Inc. said Wednesday it would invest $70 million to add 1,000 propane-powered delivery trucks to its fleet.
The trucks, which can travel up to 200 miles on a tank of propane, will replace gasoline- and diesel-powered trucks used...
| May 9, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Rogerio Scotton was already facing a long time in prison for committing fraud but the shenanigans he pulled during his trial — even pretending that he had sex tapes to show the jury — earned him a couple of extra years behind bars on Friday....
| May 16, 2014
| 8:19 AM
A big container with the Amazon logo has appeared in San Francisco's Justin Herman Plaza, in the city's Embarcadero district, not far from the San Francisco Bay.
What's in it? No one besides Amazon really knows, though the online retailer was planning a...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:32 PM
A new eyeglass assembly lab in Halethorpe is poised to make prescription lenses for Google Glass after the wearable-computer product launches later this year.
The VSPOne facility, which opened last month, expects substantial growth from more...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Google Glass won't be released to the public until next year, but a cheaper alternative is now available for purchase.
The Vuzix M100 went on sale this week for $1,000 and is ready to ship in two to four weeks.
The device is similar to Google Glass....
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Airline fees can certainly take some of the joy out of the holidays. Travel, already difficult because of decreased capacity and increased ticket prices (about 2% higher this year, according to Rick Seaney, the founder of FareCompare.com), becomes even...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
United Airlines is emulating rival American in featuring a baggage-delivery service at your arrival airport. Although you have to get your bags to the departure airport and check them by yourself, when you arrive at your destination airport, you hand your...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Employers tried the carrot, then a small stick. Now they are turning to bigger cudgels.
For years they encouraged workers to improve their health and productivity with free screenings, discounted gym memberships and gift cards to lose weight. More...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 3:29 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - As many as 37 million Americans who receive health coverage through employers may be better off with the government-subsidized insurance plans that will be offered under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law for next year,...
| Nov 5, 2013
The day after Halloween, I saw a person setting up his Christmas decorations. As I tried not to drive off the road, it dawned on me that the holidays will be here sooner than we think. Buying presents for family, friends and loved ones are a given. But...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:24 PM
While Google and Samsung have been busy with smartglasses and smartwatches, respectively, Microsoft has been working on a wearable device that's a little bit more intimate.
The Redmond, Wash., company has developed a smart-bra that its researchers say...