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Sign-language translator uses gesture-sensing technology

published about 5 hours ago
Sign-language translator uses gesture-sensing technology
A team of deaf entrepreneurs is developing software to bridge the communication gap between hearing and hearing-impaired people.>

Herbalife Eyes Settlement in Federal Lawsuit

published about 5 hours ago
Herbalife agrees to settle federal class-action lawsuit filed by ex-salesman

Consumer spending drops in September as income growth slows

published about 5 hours ago
Consumer spending drops in September as income growth slows
Americans unexpectedly tightened their purse strings a bit in September, sending consumer spending to its first drop in eight months, as income growth slowed, the Commerce Department said Friday.

This Man's Betting On The Technology Behind Apple Pay - And Even He Says It's Years Away From Wide Adoption

published about 6 hours ago
This Man's Betting On The Technology Behind Apple Pay - And Even He Says It's Years Away From Wide Adoption
Former PayPal and Google exec Osama Bedier has bet partly on Apple Pay's success with his point-of-sale terminal startup Poynt, but even he says Apple's mobile wallet is years away from the ability to be used universally at most retail stores.

Trinity Guardrail Installation Now Banned in More Than 30 States

published about 6 hours ago
The guardrail system is suspected of having a defect that could worsen the consequences of vehicle accidents.


FedEx Freight Drivers at N.J. Terminal Vote to Join Teamsters

published about 2 hours ago
A group of FedEx Freight drivers voted Friday to join a local Teamsters union, marking only the second time a group of the company’s U.S. ... more

Samsung Asks Judge to Invalidate Microsoft Contract

published about 3 hours ago
Samsung Electronics Ltd. asked a judge to declare invalid a contract under which the company paid Microsoft Corp. more than $1 billion last year, according ... more

FCC Broadband Plan: No One Loves It

published about 6 hours ago
FCC Broadband Plan: No One Loves It
An emerging FCC plan to give the agency more authority to regulate traffic on broadband Internet networks is shaping up as the classic Washington compromise. ... more

Mexico Plans Broadband Overhaul

published about 6 hours ago
Mexico Plans Broadband Overhaul
Mexico’s planned construction of a $10 billion broadband network, with more than 20,000 antennas, could provide an alternative to Mexico’s dominant carrier, Telcel, which is ... more

Miner BHP Spurns Bigger is Better

published about 6 hours ago
Miner BHP Spurns Bigger is Better
BHP Billiton is the world’s largest mining company by market value with operations in 25 countries. So what’s one of the first things its chief ... more
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Fujitsu Services ordered to reveal size of pay scale for ALL TECHIES

published about 15 hours ago
Unite union action settled An arbitration court has sided with the Unite union and ordered Fujitsu Services to go open kimono about employee's pay structure, ... more

Trolls pop misshapen heads above bridge to hurl abuse at Tim Cook

published about 15 hours ago
Apple CEO suffers Twitter attacks after 'I’m proud to be gay' letter Apple boss Tim Cook has been bombarded with homophobic abuse after revealing his ... more

Seth Rogen bags Woz role in Sorkin's Steve Jobs biopic

published about 16 hours ago
Another big name added to starry cast and crew It looks like beardy funnyman Seth Rogen will take on the role of Steve Wozniak in ... more

Facebook sticks vid ads on faux retro photo app biz Instagram

published about 17 hours ago
Maybe it'll make some money off users now Photo filter and poster biz Instagram has started serving up those pic and video ads it has ... more

How many telecoms firms left in Europe? Another mega-billion deal slated in France

published about 19 hours ago
Numericable's acquistion of Vivendi's SFR approved French cable telecoms operator Numericable has won conditional approval for its multi-billion-euro takeover of Vivendi's SFR mobile network operator, ... more

Is a Santa Claus Rally Ahead, or Yet Another Bust?

published about 5 hours ago
Is a Santa Claus Rally Ahead, or Yet Another Bust?
After today's stunning surge, the U.S. and Japanese stock indices are at very important technical levels.

The Week Ahead: Why Stocks Must Get Even Stronger

published about 5 hours ago
The Week Ahead: Why Stocks Must Get Even Stronger
The impressive rally from the October 15-16 lows looks ready to push the S&P 500 and Dow Industrials up close to 2% for the month. ... more

Small-Caps, Big Volume

published about 7 hours ago
Small-Caps, Big Volume
The FOMC announcement had few surprises though some saw hints that that improvement in the economy could mean they will move rates higher than expected. ... more

France 'determined' to drive economic reforms: PM

published about 8 hours ago
France 'determined' to drive economic reforms: PM
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Friday said Paris was "absolutely determined" to drive economic reforms and that France was not "Europe's sick man". Valls ... more

The Case for 'Alternative' Investments

published about 8 hours ago
Exotic strategies can benefit a portfolio, but can be tough to put into practice.

Wealth Matters: A Billion to Spend, and Only Two Years to Do It

published about 9 hours ago
Wealth Matters: A Billion to Spend, and Only Two Years to Do It
Foundations that plan their own demise have bucket lists and regrets too.

Retiring: The Ethical Will, an Ancient Concept, Is Revamped for the Tech Age

published about 9 hours ago
Originally an oral tradition to pass on wisdom from a family patriarch or matriarch, ethical wills today are more likely to be videos or Facebook ... more

Your Money: Lost Money Everywhere, Just Waiting to Be Claimed

published about 11 hours ago
Your Money: Lost Money Everywhere, Just Waiting to Be Claimed
Tens of billions of dollars sit in the unclaimed property funds that states run, waiting to be taken back by owners..

Shortcuts: When a Child Legally Becomes an Adult

published about 16 hours ago
Shortcuts: When a Child Legally Becomes an Adult
Most parents know that their children are legally adults when they turn 18. But the full significance may not be apparent until something drives it ... more

Your Money Adviser: Influenza, a Familiar Virus, Requires Attention, Too

published 1 day ago
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends flu shots for everyone 6 months old and older.