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Qoopy luxury day care for chickens: I want to believe

Qoopy, a luxury day care service for pet chickens, has the Web buzzing, but you won't be dropping Miss Featherfluffers off there anytime soon.

By October 1, 2015


High-tech doggie daycare

New sites like Dog Vacay and Rover.com are connecting dog-sitting hosts with local pet owners who can't travel with Fido this summer. Kara Tsuboi brings you the latest in high-tech dog sitting.

By July 12, 2012


An Airbnb for your dog

From high-tech pet sitters to social media to Web cams, dog owners now have a plethora of tech-related resources to keep them well-connected to their furry friends.

By July 13, 2012


The 404 918: Where a phone by any other name would smell as sweet (podcast)

The band is back together again, just in time for the release of the Apple iPhone 4S. Like everyone else in the first world, we have our share of complaints, but to whine about its aesthetics is to downplay the exciting changes to iOS 5, so we'll try to keep it posi without coming off as fanboiz.

By October 5, 2011


'BabyBeat' computer system could battle SIDS

Israeli researchers develop system that sounds an alarm to wake the baby and alert the parents if an infant's skin tone changes enough to indicate a slowing heart rate.

By July 13, 2011


Google's fallibility: Daycare that only an elitist could love (and afford)

Google wants to be the best on the planet, but it's increasingly growing impatient when its employees expect it to live up to its own hype. Daycare is just the latest example.

By July 6, 2008


The return of the watch, or how Casio ended up back on my wrist

Casio's still pumping out old-school watches. Here's one CNET editor's defense of why he wears one.

By July 15, 2009


iPhone Baby Cam app makes your baby smile...maybe

Part of the company's "sound camera" series of iPhone apps, the Baby Cam draws your baby's attention with a collection of lifelike sounds.

By February 9, 2009


Google cutting back on free-food perks?

A rumor on gossip blog Valleywag says that Google will soon stop offering free meals and snacks to employees. If it's true, it's a big deal.

By August 25, 2008


Genetic-testing start-ups asked to stop selling in Calif.

The California Department of Public Health sends cease and desist letters to 13 companies, including Navigenics and 23andMe, co-founded by Anne Wojcicki, wife of Google's Sergey Brin.

By June 17, 2008