Watchmakers have long thrived by selling timepieces that will be cherished as family heirlooms. But, if pragmatism rendered the pocket watch obsolete, what happens when watches become computers?
The Apple II watch, designed by 24-year-old DJ Harrigan, is meant to parody the new Apple Watch and show what wearables might have looked like in the 1980s. But he says he probably wouldn't wear one.
These days, all it takes to start a protest is a cell phone, says professor Zeynep Tufekci. But does the ease of social media impede social movements from making big gains?
Fingerprints, facial and voice recognition — companies are investing in more secure methods to verify people. But even biometrics can be defeated, and they raise privacy concerns.
Friction between close business partners is the reason many startups fail. But increasingly in Silicon Valley, co-founders of companies are turning to therapists before things go south.
The service will only work on Google Nexus phones, but it could potentially disrupt the wireless industry with its pay-only-for-what-you-use data plans.
A judge in New York recently allow one woman to serve her husband divorce papers through Facebook. The case made national news because this almost never happens.
This week, Google started prioritizing mobile-friendly websites in Google searches made on a smartphone. The change could hurt businesses whose sites don't pass Google's mobile-ready test.
Efforts to replace air traffic control's aging radar-based system have been stuck in the Federal Aviation Administration's bureaucracy and lacked funding from Congress.
Michel Martin is hosting a conversation about education in New Orleans, 10 years after Hurricane Katrina sparked a transformation of public schools there. Add your voice at #NOLASCHOOLS.