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Judge: We can't have kids suing parents for an iPhone or Xbox

In a New Jersey case in which a teen is suing her parents for tuition fees and other bills, the judge fears kids will try to sue their parents to get gadgets.

By Mar. 5, 2014


Sprint, Best Buy give students a free year of talk, text, and data

If you sign up for a new Sprint line at Best Buy, you can score one year of talk, text, and data. The catch is, you must be a student.

By Nov. 18, 2013


Uh-oh, this 3D-printed metal handgun actually works

While firing a round with earlier plastic models of 3D-printed guns has proven difficult, this metal model has already shot 50 rounds successfully.

By Nov. 7, 2013


Udacity, San Jose State University offer online classes for credit

In June 2012, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown called Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sebastian Thrun asking for help. The result? San Jose State Plus, online courses for academic credit.

By Jan. 29, 2013


Amazon is helping employees get another, unrelated job

The retail giant launches an employment incentive program that pays for employee career training in certain high-demand but unrelated fields like nursing or aircraft mechanics.

By Jul. 23, 2012


Sales pinch? 6 Apple stores for all of China

Apple has a remarkably meager store-to-customer ratio -- 216M citizens per store -- that could curb the technology giant's growth if it doesn't ramp up its mainland expansion.

By Jul. 5, 2012


Hackers post data from dozens of breached college servers

Group calling itself GhostShell says it posted thousands of usernames, passwords, and phone numbers of students and faculty to call attention to the state of education.

By Oct. 3, 2012


Survey: Best buys in online business colleges

Survey, which ranked schools on affordability, finds that online students can pay as little as $11,880 or as much as $103,500 for a bachelor's degree in business.

By Jul. 16, 2009


Orange U24 offers younglings free data, texts and calls

Fancy an extra 1GB of free mobile Internet? Unlimited UK calls and texts to anyone on Orange or T-Mobile? Are you 24 or older? Oh, shame.

By Jul. 18, 2012


Snapchat's Evan Spiegel: Saying no to $3B, and feeling lucky

The son of successful lawyers, Spiegel grew up in a world of wealth, power, and privilege. Now the 23-year-old entrepreneur will be remembered for saying no to Mark Zuckerberg.

By Nov. 26, 2013