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Using technology to lend a hand

From CNET Magazine: Looking for a way to give back during the holidays? There are apps and websites to help.

By November 30, 2015


Lend your eyes to the blind with Be My Eyes app

This ingenious matchmaking service pairs you with sight-impaired people who need a little help.

By January 22, 2015


Robots roam hallways of SF's newest hospital, lending a helping hand

A fleet of 25 new workers rolls through the hallways of UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, delivering meals and medicine, among other tasks formerly completed by humans.

By January 16, 2015


Google helps NYC libraries expand hotspot-lending program

Google's $1 million donation means New Yorkers can check out Wi-Fi devices from all three of the city's library systems.

By December 3, 2014


Former SEC chairman bullish on bitcoin, lends advice to companies

Arthur Levitt becomes one of Bitcoin's highest profile supporters after signing on to advise payment processing company BitPay and bitcoin exchange Vaurum.

By October 28, 2014


Amazon giving Prime members $30 off Kindle Paperwhite and Voyage e-readers

If you're a Prime member, you can pick up the Kindle Paperwhite for $89.99 and the top-end Kindle Voyage for $169.99.

By November 2, 2015


With IPO coming, Lending Club starts pulling out the stops

Apparently feeling some competitive urgency, the dominant peer-to-peer lending company has accelerated its expansion -- and reversed its profitability for now.

By August 28, 2014


Amazon Prime gets a sign-up boost from a big day of sales

A day of hot deals in July helped drive a 7 percent jump in Amazon Prime membership last quarter, according to a market researcher.

By October 20, 2015


​Visual music: The graphic novel roots of 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

For all its explosive energy, "Mad Max: Fury Road" found its genesis on the page as something quite different. The film's director George Miller tells how the road warrior journeyed from graphic novel to celluloid, and what lies beneath the bluster.

By October 8, 2015


Chilling atomic explosions emerge in rare HD video

A fascinating chapter in American atomic history comes alive with the availability of a rare video showing bomb tests.

By October 2, 2015