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  • Coming to grips with rise of the machines

    After you heard President Obama's call for a hike in the minimum wage, you probably wondered the same thing I did: Was Obama sent from the future by Skynet to prepare humanity for its ultimate dominion by robots? But just in case the question didn't...
  • U.S. unemployment rate drops to 7%, lowest since 2008

    WASHINGTON — A surprisingly robust gain in new jobs last month helped drop the unemployment rate to a five-year low, fueling optimism about the nation's economic recovery and raising the prospect that the government may finally start to ease a key...
  • Read on: An online culture addicted to speed

    Read on: An online culture addicted to speed
    If there’s one thing we have already learned this holiday season, it’s that we want our gratification instantly or not at all. Ordering stuff off of the Internet is now a contest to see who can deliver it to us the quickest and cheapest....
  • Amazon.com launches AmazonFresh grocery service in San Francisco

    Amazon.com launches AmazonFresh grocery service in San Francisco
    Amazon.com Inc. is taking its AmazonFresh grocery delivery service into its third U.S. market, expanding into San Francisco after launching tests in Los Angeles and Seattle. The AmazonFresh site is now live and accepting orders from select San Francisco...
  • Con artists deliver scams in UPS emails

    While it's better to give than to receive at the holidays, we all like to get presents. And having so many of our gifts shipped to our doors opens the doors for con artists to get us. They send emails appearing to come from the post office or delivery...
  • Tips for tipping during the holidays

    Tips for tipping during the holidays
    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...
  • Google Glass eyed for new assembly facility

    Google Glass eyed for new assembly facility
    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...
  • UPS to buy 1,000 propane-powered delivery trucks

    UPS to buy 1,000 propane-powered delivery trucks
    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...
  • How I Made It: Noel Massie

    How I Made It: Noel Massie
    The gig: Noel Massie is president of United Parcel Service's Southern California District, which has 20,000 employees and serves 144,000 customers in the area that includes the Southland, Hawaii and the southern tip of Nevada. On top of being...
  • Clean Energy hopes natural-gas-powered autos fuel its first profit

    Clean Energy hopes natural-gas-powered autos fuel its first profit
    Clean Energy Fuels Corp., the Seal Beach company that builds and operates natural-gas filling stations for some of the nation's biggest bus and truck fleets, is banking on corporate customers to buy more clean-energy vehicles this year. Executives...
  • All eyes on first New York-area Super Bowl

    All eyes on first New York-area Super Bowl
    Some 80,000 football fans from around the world are set to pack into New Jersey's Met Life Stadium on Sunday for the first NFL Super Bowl championship played in the New York area, an event that has shone a fresh spotlight on the region. The weather...