| 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 4, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Shareholder activist Carl Icahn said Wednesday he had informed Apple that he has submitted a proposal to let shareholders vote on a larger stock buyback.
In a tweet Wednesday, Icahn wrote: "Gave $AAPL notice we’ll be making a precatory proposal to...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 9:23 AM
GENEVA (Reuters) - Barring a last-minute deal by ministers next week, the latest round of world trade talks look set to fail, but unlike past liberalization battles, few people are cheering.
The World Trade Organization's "trade facilitation" proposal...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Overnight delivery is no longer good enough.
As online shopping has exploded in popularity, one of the few remaining barriers for the industry is the lag time between when a customer orders an item and when it's delivered, typically days later.
| Dec 7, 2013
Here are some mobile apps that could help you get through the holidays::
>> Charity: VolunteerMatch — Find volunteer opportunities based on your location. You can learn about what's available and share opportunities, too.
>> Cause.it —...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Two Sundays ago I was roused from my midday stupor by the doorbell. I staggered to the door to discover a big box from Amazon deposited on the stoop, and a U.S. Postal Service truck just rounding the corner on its way to make another Sunday delivery....
| Nov 24, 2013
| 4:01 AM
(Repeats from Saturday with no change in text)
By Andy Sullivan
WASHINGTON, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Business groups waged a
fierce lobbying campaign last month to convince Republicans to
re-open the government and raise the debt ceiling, but many of
| Nov 22, 2013
| 9:33 AM
Last week in Vince Vaughn news, the following happened: Vince Vaughn visited David Letterman. He wore a dark suit. He spoke in his familiar, over-confident rat-a-tat. He explained that, as a native of Chicago (actually, Lake Forest), he likes to spend...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 10:50 AM
The baby in Arkansas seems healthy at birth. Warm, fuzzy skin. A normal weight. But Aiden Cooper can't keep down formula.
Don't worry, he's fine, doctors assure his mother as they leave the hospital. You're just a first-time mom.
Aiden goes home and...
| 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...
| 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...