Report: Airlines made over $7.1 billion in checked baggage and changed reservation fees in 2016
Senator Bill Nelson, who requested the report, says it's time to "rein in these outrageous fees."
Amazon just showed us what really happens when robots replace jobs
They've already got 100,000 robots and are adding (a lot) more
As tablet sales tank, Apple finds iPad success from an unlikely source
Apple has long been hailed as a little more consumer friendly than the likes of Android, but as sales of the iPad tumble, it looks like demand for the tablet may be coming from a slightly unexpected source — businesses.
Despite pledge to boost diversity, Apple’s numbers have barely budged in past year
Apple may be all about diversity on the surface, but the numbers show that the company hasn’t made strides in becoming more diverse over the last year — its leadership is still overwhelmingly comprised of white men.
13 Things mentally strong people don't do
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Gaming market explodes for $91 billion in 2016, led by mobile and PC games
The gaming market continued to grow in 2016, with mobile gaming leading and PC gaming coming in a close second. Virtual reality gaming was held back by high prices of hardware and esports and video content continued to grow.
Apple reportedly in talks to manufacture devices in India
The Wall Street Journal reported that Apple was in talks with the Indian government to manufacture its products in India.
Trump meets tech industry leaders, with one notable absence
Tech industry execs from companies including Apple, Facebook, and Amazon descended upon Trump Tower on Wednesday to meet with President-elect Donald Trump. But there was one notable web giant that surprisingly didn’t receive an RSVP.
Top 5 social media trends for businesses in 2017
These new developments might change how you use social media.
Researchers identify ‘brute force’ method of stealing credit card information
Researchers at Newcastle University have published a paper detailing how brute force methodology could be used to figure out credit card payment information from the first six digits of a card number alone.
Lack of sleep takes big bite out of world economies
Too little shut-eye can have far-reaching effects -- even financial ones, a new report says.
Ireland will bring the fight over Apple taxes all the way to the EU Court
It looks like the fight between Ireland, Apple, and the EU is only set to escalate -- Ireland is prepared to bring that fight to EU courts. An order from the European Commission states Ireland charge Apple $14.5 billion in back taxes.
Apple beats fourth-quarter revenue estimates, but sees iPhone sales fall
Apple beat Wall Street expectations in almost every area for its fourth-quarter earnings. Beating expectations, however, does not mean growth, and the company's iPhone sales continue to fall.
Netflix’s latest bout of bad news sends stock plummeting — again
It’s been a rough few months for Netflix shareholders, and a recent quarterly earnings report didn’t help.
Samsung is investing $1.2 billion in the Internet of Things
Samsung has been a leader in the internet of things space for some time now, but it looks like the company is set to get even more serious about the space — so much so that it’s going to invest a whopping $1.2 billion in the U.S. over the next four years on research and development into connecting everyday devices.
Facebook and Microsoft may offer equal pay, but women in tech still earn less
Facebook and Microsoft have come out and said they offer equal pay for their employees regardless of gender — but what about the rest of Silicon Valley? New data from a job recruiting startup doesn’t paint a promising picture for women in tech.
Google wants to replace your password with your smartphone
Google's testing a new method of log in that relies on your smartphone for authentication. It does away with passwords entirely, except in instances where your phone is inaccessible.
On Facebook at work? Turns out, that should be the least of employers’ concerns
According to a recent survey conducted by Bamboo HR, technological innovations haven't affected the way in which we steal time from our jobs. Really, we're just making lots of water cooler breaks.
How you should shop on Black Friday, according to Google
A new font of wisdom from Google provides some insights on when to shop, where to shop, and of course, how to plan ahead. Here are a few pro tips to help you do Black Friday better.
Requesting ‘Do Not Track’ settings? Companies are just laughing in your face
Do Not Track requests are just that and only that -- requests. And according to the Federal Communications Commission, they're requests that don't have to be, and often aren't, honored.
MasterCard wants to put a digital wallet into everything you own
MasterCard wants to turn every device into a credit card with its secure mobile payment technology and NFC. The company partnered with Ringly, Nymi, TrackR, GM, and a fashion designer to turn connected devices into payment devices.
Want a great work-life balance? Consider one of these 25 careers
If being able to leave your work at work (or do your work from home) is key to your professional satisfaction, you may want to consider a career on Glassdoor's list of 25 Best Jobs For Work-Life Balance.
Look out Apple Music, Facebook is launching its own music streamer
Facebook will develop a "Spotify-style audio streaming service" to compete with Apple Music, Spotify, and others. The service is in early stages, and will be linked to an ad-supported music video platform as well.
Mozilla describes plan to tempt users back to Firefox
Mozilla Firefox once looked like the browser to beat, but in recent years it has lost considerable ground to Google Chrome.
Realtor.com and Airbnb let you try a neighborhood before buying a house
If you're thinking of buying a new home, it's a pretty a big commitment. It's not just the house itself but the surrounding area that you're going to be stuck with for years. Now you can actually try out your new neighborhood before you sign on the dotted line.
Attention frequent fliers: This app claims to lessen jet lag
For all you perpetually time-zone-confused, out-of-suitcase living, constantly jet-lagged frequent flyers, there may just be a light at the end of your runway.
HP recalls 6 million laptop power cords
HP issued a voluntary recall, explaining that a recently discovered overheating issue made the cords a “fire and burn hazard.”
Why did the man behind Windows jump ship, and who’s left to steer?
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Google Free Zone brings the Internet to feature phones for free
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How Apple's victory over Samsung will affect you
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