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Texting While Driving Easier than Ever with New Device

May 6
A new device aims to allow drivers to text while keeping their hands on the wheel. CNET's Dan Ackerman discusses the new technology's features and risks.

Amazon Prime Members Will Now Be Able to Stream Free on JetBlue

May 5
Amazon wants to give JetBlue passengers a new option for tuning out that crying baby or talkative seat neighbor.

Toddlers Swipe and Scroll Before Learning to Walk

May 4
A new study found that by age 2, more than a third of children have spent at least an hour a day on digital devices. Author and pediatrician Dr. Laura Jana discusses her new book and whether the "device generation" is cause for concern.

New Site, App, Links Celebrities, Charities and Donors

By Anthony McCartney | May 4
Everyday donors meet the stars through a new online charity service that combines star power with digital marketing savvy to contribute millions to celebrity causes worldwide.

Inked and Irked: Apple Watch Users Report Tattoo Problems

May 3
It's an annoying problem for the unlucky few: the Apple Watch's heart rate monitor and even some other features might not work if you have a tattoo on your wrist.

Tech Councils Call for Protections for LGBT Individuals

By EDGE | May 1
The Technology Councils of North America (TECNA) is calling for federal legislation that affords non-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals.

Sixth-Grader Interrogates Obama On His Facility with Digital Media.

By Jim Kuhnhenn | May 1
Put President Barack Obama in the hands of a precocious sixth-grader and you a get a fast-paced, revelatory Q&A specially tailored to an audience more concerned about homework assignments than homeland security.

Uber Delivers: Going Beyond Just Offering Rides

May 1
Uber is rolling out a new service that allows drivers to transport packages and deliver food. CNET's Jeff Bakalar provides details.

Russian Pol Accuses Apple of Distributing Gay Pornography

By EDGE | Apr 30
Ongoing tensions between tech giant Apple and Russia continued this week when a politician from the country's rightwing LDPR party complained the iPhone maker was knowingly distributing gay pornography.

New Safety Measures Required for EU Cars

Apr 29
All new vehicles in the European Union will have to be fitted as of 2018 with a system that automatically calls the emergency services in case of an accident.

Twitter Stock Tumbles After Revenue, Outlook Miss

Apr 29
Twitter's stock dropped sharply as the company's revenue and outlook fell short of expectations at a time investors are looking for stronger advertising growth to make up for less-than-stellar user numbers.

State of the News Media in 2015: Facebook and Mobile Rule

By Hillel Italie | Apr 29
A new report on the state of the media has some simple terms for how we learn about the world: mobile and social media.

Baltimore Mom Catches Son Looting in Viral Video, Tells Story

Apr 29
Toya Graham spotted her 16-year-old son in a crowd of teens vandalizing and looting during the Baltimore riots Monday. Cameras captured the moment she confronted and struck the boy, and the video went viral. Graham tells her story.

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky on Expansion Plans and Legal Battles

Apr 27
Airbnb, the site that now offers more than a million listings in over 190 countries, is launching its first worldwide television ad. However, the company still faces critics. "Time 100" honoree and Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky discusses his lodging site.

Stocks Rise on Tech Earnings; Nasdaq Adds to Record

Apr 24
Stock indexes edged higher in late-afternoon trading Friday, helped by gains in big technology companies including Google, Amazon and Microsoft.

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