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Uber vs Lyft: 9 things to consider before your first ride

Ride-sharing is rapidly edging out taxis in major cities, and here's everything you should know about these apps that are shaking up transportation.

By November 2, 2015


How will Facebook find the next billion people?

From virtual-reality goggles to free Internet access, the world's largest social network is finding new ways to expand beyond its billion daily users.

By November 4, 2015


How Google's Nexus 5X and 6P right the wrongs of the earlier Nexus 6

Some of the changes Google made to its new Nexus duo reveal how the company is correcting the missteps it took with the Nexus 6.

By October 1, 2015


Pumped-up camera may vault Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X phones into mainstream

Better photo tech should help Google's Android-powered phones escape the techie buyer niche. Too bad there's no image stabilization.

By September 30, 2015


New Nexus phones, Chromecast 2, and Pixel C tablet: All the new gadgets Google just announced

At the tech megacorporation's fall festival of product announcements, Google focused on new devices and services based around its Android 6 (Marshmallow) operating system.

By September 29, 2015


Science teacher suspended for using jammer to shut up students' cell phones

Technically Incorrect: In Florida, a science teacher decides that quiet in the classroom should involve a little technical chicanery. Verizon is allegedly not pleased.

By June 3, 2015


Batman joins forces with Lego for epic Tumbler kit

Lego supervillains will quake in their plastic boots when you build this official Lego set of Batman's beefiest Batmobile.

By July 21, 2014


Google pleads growing pains as earnings miss expectations

Google says its acquisition of big-name startups like Nest and DeepMind, along with an uneven shift to mobile advertising, forced earnings below analyst expectations.

By April 16, 2014


Batman Tumbler golf cart for sale: Bring justice to the links

Batman's Tumbler is a little less intimidating in golf cart form, but you can buy it anyway.

By December 3, 2013


With rising revenues, Lending Club CEO plans expansion (Q&A)

Renaud Laplanche's business connecting lenders and borrowers is accelerating toward an IPO. In an interview, he scoffs at traditional banks and hints at what'll come of Google's $125 million investment.

By June 7, 2013