All Tech Considered
Apr 23, 2014 — Parents, you are going to want to read about this prototype from Volvo. It's fully inflatable and designed to make what's normally a clunky and heavy seat both lighter and more portable.
Apr 23, 2014 — Amazon, Google, Microsoft and others are competing to be the main landlords of the cloud. Their terms and prices could control who gets to build what on the Internet, and for how much.
Apr 22, 2014 — Some states have enacted so-called Amazon taxes, forcing the giant online retailer to collect sales taxes the same way traditional stores do. In those states, Amazon's sales fell about 10 percent.
Apr 21, 2014 — The quest for cheap, reliable electricity to power enormous cloud computing facilities is sending tech companies to the ends of the earth.
Apr 21, 2014 — A computer scientist used statistical modeling to prove how America is losing its religion. Other factors: a drop in religious upbringing and an increase in college-level education.
Apr 21, 2014 — Fortune 1000 companies rely on the open source software OpenSSL for their core business. Two-thirds of websites use it. But no one pays for it, and it's never had a complete security audit.
Apr 19, 2014 — Fears of a bubble continue as tech titans reported their quarterly earnings; the culture of digital distraction finds more critics; and fallout from the Heartbleed bug raises questions for government.
Apr 18, 2014 — Airbnb and other rental websites have made billions marketing existing housing to tourists, without hotel tax. Soon, Airbnb will start collecting tax in New York City, San Francisco and Portland, Ore.
Apr 17, 2014 — Postmates is among a group of app-powered services popping up around the U.S., with a simple promise: deliver food or merchandise in as little as an hour. But can they succeed where Kozmo.com didn't?
Apr 16, 2014 — Parents often complain that smartphones keep their kids distracted from conversation. What happens when it's the other way around, when kids can't get their smartphone-glued parents' attention?