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Amazon begins a delivery service powered by regular folks

The e-commerce giant jumps into the gig economy with the new program called Amazon Flex. The service starts in Seattle.

By September 29, 2015


F-U-N-D-E-D: Your butler is a text message away

Looking for someone to serve you? No matter where you live, there's probably a startup just waiting to become your virtual butler.

By October 9, 2015


F-U-N-D-E-D: Eyeing innovation, Disney sees big future in tiny companies

The media giant's focus on fledgling startups comes as US companies increasingly play the role of venture capitalists.

By July 10, 2015


Outsource your chores

Too busy to clean your house or do your laundry? Outsource some of your domestic tasks through some clever new apps and websites. CNET.com's Kara Tsuboi reports her recommendations in the Tech Minute.

By July 17, 2014


How to scan and archive your old printed photos

Whether you're looking to reduce clutter or share fond memories online, here are three methods for digitizing your print photo collection.

By April 7, 2015


Google, Microsoft agree: Cloud is now safe enough to use

The two Internet powerhouses agree that it's time to stop fearing cloud security and embrace the future at the annual RSA Conference.

By February 26, 2014


How much does Yahoo need Yelp? Short answer: A lot

The tech giant is said to have entered a deal with local-listings company Yelp. What could come of it?

By February 10, 2014


Developer outsources job to China, watches cat videos

A "top developer" has been fired after it was discovered that he had been outsourcing his job to a company in China.

By January 16, 2013


Developer allegedly outsources his whole job to China, fired

A developer in the U.S. thought he was being clever by ensuring his whole job was done overseas, so that he could allegedly take on more jobs which he secretly outsourced overseas.

By January 16, 2013


NSA never heard CIA's concerns about Snowden -- report

The CIA suspected that then-employee Edward Snowden wanted to break into classified computer files, a new report says. But that didn't prevent Snowden from moving on to a job as a contractor with the NSA.

By October 11, 2013