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WeMo has a smart plan for plumbing and power

New sensors with "Echo Technology" will read your utility usage down to the last detail.

By January 7, 2015


Samsung wants to track your sleep and smartly wash your clothes

The South Korean electronics giant unveils a SleepSense sleep tracker and gives more details about its second-generation SmartThings home automation device.

By September 3, 2015


I wore a Ghostbusters suit for a week, and here's what I learned

When you need someone to walk around in a Ghostbusters jumpsuit, who ya gonna call? CNET guinea pig Danny Gallagher, who learned a lot about himself (and heat exhaustion) from the adventure.

By August 14, 2015


Get a portable LED work light with USB charger for $45

From the Cheapskate: Ideal for work sites, camp sites and anyplace else that benefits from light, this handy little guy can also recharge your smartphone.

By July 21, 2015


Does bathing in red wine do anything besides waste good booze?

Two guys with a kiddie pool, a backyard and a lot of red wine give NBA all-star Amar'e Stoudemire's beauty treatment a try while explaining the chemistry behind it.

By July 17, 2015


Home Depot plumbs new depths in tweeting

Home Depot posts a tweet featuring a picture of three drummers -- two African-American men and a man in a gorilla costume -- with the question: "Which drummer is not like the others?"

By November 8, 2013


ISPs warm to IPv6, but old-era Internet plumbing persists

The next-generation Internet technology is catching on among ISPs and their customers, but efforts to squeeze more life out of IPv4 persist, a survey finds.

By October 8, 2013


GetTaxi becomes Gett, starts ordering takeaways, plumbers and massages

The taxi app and Uber rival rebrands, and will also let you order a variety of third-party services.

By April 28, 2015


Alibaba adds cars, 'smart living' to its repertoire

The company is offering everything from car marketing services to using a crowdfunding platform through its eBay-like retail site Taobao to allow business owners to raise capital from the site's users.

By April 10, 2015


Amazon: Your next source for handyman services?

The new Amazon Home Services aims to help you find help around the house via an invite-only marketplace of professionals.

By March 30, 2015