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How to keep in touch with people while traveling

Staying in touch doesn't have to be a chore. Here's how to keep people notified when you're on vacation, without the hassle.

By August 25, 2014


Why e-books cost so much

Book publishers are being sued by the Justice Department for allegedly colluding to raise e-book prices. This isn't a case of simple greed.

By April 11, 2012


Econ 101: Solar panels increase home values

An economic study has found that installing solar photovoltaic panels increased home values by about 3.5 percent, which on average covered the installation cost.

By August 5, 2011


Uber launches its private car network in New York

One of the best things about New York is that you can almost always hail a taxi, but good luck finding one willing to take you to Brooklyn. It seems that whenever it's raining or you need to cross a bridge, all of NYC's 13,000 taxis are already taken or magically disappear. But we hope Uber's recent expansion into the Big Apple will give commuters a viable option to go where taxis fear to tread.

By May 4, 2011


Report: Venture funding deals hit 11-year low

U.S. venture capitalist investment plummeted 50 percent from the same quarter last year with IT hit particularly hard, VentureSource reports.

By April 18, 2009


SanDisk suffers $1.86 billion loss amid slump

Flash memory chip supplier reports a net loss of $1.86 billion as it takes steps to reduce output and conserve cash. Demand is down.

By February 2, 2009


Blockbuster's pending acquisition of Circuit City is laughable

And Don Reisinger doesn't believe that any good can come of the deal.

By April 14, 2008


Testing times for veteran tech investor

Like any venture capitalist, Hermann Hauser is more often wrong than right, but when he's been right he's done very well.

August 12, 2005


Utilities Updates: iBackup 3.1.0; Symantec NAV virus def Mar 9; Sophos Anti-Virus 3.90; more

Utilities Updates: iBackup 3.1.0; Symantec NAV virus def Mar 9; Sophos Anti-Virus 3.90; more

By March 10, 2005


Sun's Schwartz gets 1 million stock options

Jonathan Schwartz, Sun Microsystems' newly appointed president and chief operating officer, has been awarded 1 million stock options over five years.

By May 5, 2004