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Our survey revealed 98 percent of parents say their children use technology for school work.

Parents find promise and peril in education technology

Adriene Hill | May 15, 2015
Infographic: Parents say tech improves education, but worry about privacy and screen time.

The Transaction: Hawaii condo

Tommy Andres | May 15, 2015
A dire diagnosis nearly derailed the Morales' family vacation.
A screenshot from Chili's Instagram account, with a view of the chain's new plating, which is supposed to make the food more photogenic.

Making food more selfie-friendly

Brian De Los Santos | May 15, 2015
Here are the numbers we're watching and stories we're reading Friday.

Sotheby's courts new buyers with an assist from Drake

Tracey Samuelson | May 15, 2015
The musician and auctioneer are collaborating on a new show.
Posted In: art, Drake, sotheby's

Your Wallet: Crazy transaction fees

Marketplace Weekend Staff | May 15, 2015
We dug into your hidden fees with consumer columnist David Lazarus.
Posted In: fees, receipts, transaction
Hurricane Sandy

PODCAST: Rethinking flood protection

Amy Scott | May 15, 2015
Netflix in China, consumer sentiment, and flood protection.

How much are our feelings worth?

Sabri Ben-Achour | May 15, 2015
New consumer sentiment numbers come out tomorrow – and they’re not (all) free.
The AquaFence turns any building into a walled city.

After Hurricane Sandy, a redesign of flood protection

Rupa Shenoy | May 15, 2015
Many east coast companies are investing in the AquaFence.

Pedialyte embraces its new customers: revelers

Annie Baxter | May 15, 2015
More than a third of sales of Pedialyte now come from adults.

Silicon Tally: The selfie drones are coming

Ben Johnson | May 15, 2015
How well have you kept up with the week in tech news?