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Instacart offers some contractors part-time employment

The grocery delivery startup is making the change as fellow on-demand service Uber faces regulatory scrutiny for not classifying its drivers as employees.

By June 22, 2015


Sprint likely to lay off workers as it seeks to cut up to $2.5B in costs

The wireless carrier is looking to slash expenses to make sure its business is sustainable for the long term. It says some jobs will probably be affected.

By October 2, 2015


Verizon Go90 mobile video service opens gates to public Thursday

After a short invite-only period, Verizon's experiment with a cross-carrier, mobile-only video service will be available in app stores this week.

By September 29, 2015


Newly discovered hadrosaur dino was one serious, cold-winter survivor

The discovery of the duck-billed dinosaur Ugrunaaluk kuukpikensis raises new questions about the physiology of dinosaurs and whether anyone will be able to remember how it's spelled.

By September 22, 2015


Use the cloud to make your garden grow with the Smart Outdoors Buying Guide

Expand your smart home beyond your outer walls with connected outdoor tech.

By September 16, 2015


Arrests made over zombifying drug known as 'devil's breath'

Can a sniff of powder believed to be used by witches in the Middle Ages turn you into a zombie at the beck and call of your attacker? Maybe so, three arrests in Paris indicate.

By September 3, 2015


Fossil Finder wants amateur archaeologists for online sleuthing

A new interactive website is enlisting citizen scientists to scour high-resolution images from fossil-rich Kenya in hopes their sightings can help reconstruct prehistoric worlds.

By September 9, 2015


College band performs 'Star Trek,' ends up in phallic controversy

Technically Incorrect: The Kansas State marching band worked hard on its performance of the Starship Enterprise fighting with a weird creature. Sadly, all some could see was one big male body part.

By September 7, 2015


New rules require feds to get warrant for cell phone surveillance

Civil liberties advocates welcome the change, but say the public will remain largely unaware if their information has been caught up in criminal investigations.

By September 3, 2015


For Motorola's latest smartwatch, it's all about freedom of choice

Motorola's head of design, Jim Wicks, isn't concerned about facing off against the Apple Watch. The highly customizable Moto 360? "It's a better product," he says.

By September 2, 2015