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Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 11:39 PM EST

What Robot Strippers Say About Sexism and the Future

What Robot Strippers Say About Sexism and the Future

On a recent evening in Las Vegas during the CES technology show, robot strippers offered a window into technology's gender fault lines — not to mention our robot future. From a distance, the mechanical...

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 11:40 AM EST

Local Governments Won't Say What They're Offering Amazon

Local Governments Won't Say What They're Offering Amazon

State and local governments have been more than happy to play up the amenities they think make their locations the best choice for Amazon's second headquarters. But many of them will not disclose the tax breaks...

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 12:49 PM EST

Circuit City Set to Relaunch Online Next Month

Circuit City Set to Relaunch Online Next Month

Shuttered electronics retailer Circuit City is set to make a comeback next month, at least online, CNBC reported. Its website will relaunch Feb. 15, the company's CEO, Ronny Shmoel, said Monday at the Consumer...

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 07:39 AM EST

Blackout at CES; Peloton Sells $3,995 Treadmill

Blackout at CES; Peloton Sells $3,995 Treadmill

The Consumer Electronics Show had a rough couple of hours on Wednesday when rain caused power to go down at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Many attendees reacted to the lack of technology on Twitter. One...

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 06:06 AM EST

Amazon Looks to Build on 1st Season of NFL Streaming

Amazon Looks to Build on 1st Season of NFL Streaming

Amazon had a mostly successful debut into live streaming of major sports events with increased audience and an improved viewing experience in its first season showing NFL games. The question looking ahead is...

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 02:17 PM EST

Las Vegas Hotels Bet on Technology to Attract, Dazzle Guests

Las Vegas Hotels Bet on Technology to Attract, Dazzle Guests

It takes just minutes for a room service attendant to respond to a text message asking for a soda, bringing the Diet Coke on a tray with a glass of ice and lime wedges, no need for the modern hassle of placing a...

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 08:32 AM EST

CES Tech Show Stuffed With Gadgets We Don't Need - Or Do We?

CES Tech Show Stuffed With Gadgets We Don't Need - Or Do We?

The annual CES gadget show, which opened in Las Vegas on Tuesday, is a showcase of the latest innovations from big corporations and tiny startups. Some of these inventions could soon be useful to consumers....

Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018 at 03:29 PM EST

Work World Roasts Slack on Twitter Amid Outage Reports

Work World Roasts Slack on Twitter Amid Outage Reports

Messaging service Slack was briefly down for many customers Tuesday afternoon across the United States. The problem, described by the company as "connectivity issues for all customers," had some office dwellers...

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 08:30 AM EST

Tech Giants Battle Over Home Control at CES

Tech Giants Battle Over Home Control at CES

Wearables are out and digital assistants are in, as tech giants like Amazon and Google struggle to put their products on the forefront of home control and smart living. The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas...

Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018 at 08:37 AM EST

Apple Shareholders Call on Board to Study Screen Time Impact

Apple Shareholders Call on Board to Study Screen Time Impact

Apple shareholders are calling on the company's board of directors to study the impact of smartphones on children. Parents have expressed concern about the amount of time kids spend on their smartphones, and...

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