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How Google puts the kibosh on rogue pharmacies

Google wields a big sheriff's badge when it tells online snake-oil salesmen to peddle their wares elsewhere.

By Jun. 18, 2013


Pharmacy sends customer brilliant e-mail from Zombie future

A customer of Canada's Shoppers Drug Mart wonders why he is getting someone else's mail from the pharmacy. He asks whether it might have been intended for someone from the future. He receives a reply that stops him dead.

By Jun. 5, 2013


Microsoft and CVS expand pharmacy partnership

CVS customers will now be able to download their pharmacy histories to Microsoft HealthVault to maintain a complete record of their medications and treatments.

By Sep. 29, 2009


Rogue pharmacies still a problem for search engines

A recent report on sponsored search ads on Bing highlights the ongoing challenges posed by shady drug vendors to Microsoft, Google, and Yahoo.

By Aug. 19, 2009


Online pharmacies may face stricter regulation

Congress is considering legislation that would ban the sale or distribution of prescription drugs over the Internet without a valid prescription.

By Sep. 19, 2008


Baseball chief invites stiffer online-pharmacy laws

MLB's Bud Selig tells Congress that baseball executives "fully support" Congress' attempts to make it harder for Americans to get drugs online without a prescription.

By Jan. 16, 2008


NYPD uses GPS-enabled pill bottle to catch alleged drugstore robber

A man robs a drugstore on the Upper East Side in New York. Police quickly track him down because the OxyContin bottle he was given was actually a dummy bottle equipped with GPS.

By May. 18, 2014

Editors' Take

Logitech Harmony 350

The new entry-level universal remote can control eight devices and supports online programming like more expensive Harmony remotes.

May. 19, 2014


Shoot first, focus later: Inside the Lytro camera (video)

SmartPlanet talks to Lytro founder Ren Ng about how the Silicon Valley startup is re-imagining the digital camera with its patented light-field photography technology.

By Dec. 12, 2011