| Aug 22, 2012
| 8:00 AM
For the digitally obsessed youth of so-called Generation Z, what is the definition of a toy?
That's the question that Rodger Raderman and Doug Penman set out to answer in 2009 when the two parents founded a company called Nukotoys in San Francisco.
| Aug 28, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Since launching Amazon Prime seven years ago, the e-commerce giant's membership shipping program has taken off among shoppers who opt to pay a $79 annual fee for unlimited free two-day shipping.
Now Amazon says that more items are shipped via Amazon...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:04 AM
Amazon will be in Santa Monica this morning to host a secretive media event, and we'll be there live tweeting and blogging the news.
Two weeks ago, the e-commerce giant sent out an invitation that contained few details on what exactly it would announce....
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:20 AM
Just when you thought Apple had done enough damage to your wallet, the maker of the hit iPhone and iPad mobile devices may soon be releasing what I'm gonna call a "tweener" -- a mini iPad that's smaller than the original one, but bigger than the new...
| May 18, 2012
| 2:08 PM
It may be a financial bonanza for investors riding on the coattails of Facebook's grand initial public offering today, but in social gaming land, few are celebrating.
Facebook, whose popularity among its nearly 1 billion users has been partly fueled by...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 6:25 AM
Has Apple gotten lousy at keeping secrets these days?
The tech press is abuzz with speculation that the company which birthed the iPhone and the iPad will be coming out with an in-between device, an iPad mini. The mini is expected to be smaller than...
| Jul 8, 2012
Like a lot of Americans, Amalie Drury has grown very attached to her smartphone.
The 33-year-old Chicago writer checks the device multiple times a day for Facebook updates and email messages. She brings it into the bathroom when she brushes her teeth....
| Nov 16, 2012
| 3:19 PM
Until recently I owned just two books that were composed of little else but pictures of people's bookshelves. Not nearly enough. One book I received last year for Christmas, a compendium of pictures of author's bookshelves, a sort of literary...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Today marks the fifth birthday of the Amazon Kindle -- the biggest change in the way we read since Penguin started selling paperbacks for the cost of a pack of smokes. I was a slow convert to e-books, but that's mainly an outgrowth of being able to...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 7:09 AM
It's a "Top Chef" Thanksgiving! (Even though this was probably filmed in August.) The guest judge for this week is Editor-In-Chief of Food & Wine, Dana Cowin.
Padma shows the contestants a map of the world and points out that there are 17 countries...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 2:41 PM