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Resisting the iPhone, at all costs

Apr 27, 2012
Commentator Tim Bedore's 14-year-old daughter is lobbying ferociously for an iPhone.
Posted In: iPhone, family finances, technology

Home prices stay flat, tech bubble could burst

Apr 24, 2012
U.S. home prices stayed basically flat in February according to the S&P Case-Shiller Index. Without adjusting for seasonal fluctuations, prices actually dropped 0.8 percent to reach the lowest level since 2002.
Posted In: Housing, technology, bubbles

Facebook to pay one billion for Instagram

Apr 9, 2012
The company's photo-sharing app and social network will be Facebook's biggest acquisition yet
Posted In: Facebook, technology, software, app, instagram, social networking

Yahoo to chop 2,000 more jobs

Apr 4, 2012
Shares of Yahoo are down this morning. The Internet giant is handing out 2,000 pink slips today. It's the sixth mass layoff for the tech company in just the past four years.
Posted In: Yahoo, Jobs, technology, Internet

Robots and people can all get along

Mar 30, 2012
When technology is married with high-skilled jobs, the result can fundamentally change things for the better.
Posted In: robots, technology

Abundance and technology

Mar 30, 2012
Author Peter Diamandis thinks technology will help us solve the biggest challenges we face.
Posted In: bottled water, technology

Robots get personal

Mar 29, 2012
Even creative work -- like journalism -- is up for robotization.
Posted In: robots, Jobs, technology

Robots and the hourglass economy

Mar 28, 2012
Technology is -- by some economists' accounts -- causing a hollowing out of middle income jobs.
Posted In: robots, technology, Jobs

Robots everywhere

Mar 26, 2012
From grocery self-checkout to your home accounting software to "Godzillas" working the assembly lines, technology is fundamentally changing the American workforce.
Posted In: robots, Jobs, technology

Foxconn reform may lead to more changes in China

Feb 20, 2012
Electronics manufacturer Foxconn is taking steps to improve worker salaries and conditions after increasing international pressure to do so.
Posted In: technology, consumer electronics, Foxconn, China

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