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Majority of shoppers don't feel safe purchasing online

Most consumers do not feel safe when shopping online, according to the results of a new survey.


Apple teams with (RED) to fight AIDS

Apple on Monday teamed with the (RED) campaign founded by U2 singer Bono to raise money to fight AIDS.


Wearable air-quality sensors aim to promote breathable air

A colorful keychain bobble that's designed to monitor the air you breathe was recently unveiled by a team from the University of Berkeley in California.


Facebook for work coming in January: report

For anyone making a new year's resolution to cut back on social media use, a new challenge might arise in early 2015 -- in the workplace, as Facebook's new work-focused site is now being tipped to go live as soon as this January.


Denmark is world's most connected country: study

Denmark has overtaken South Korea as the world's top country for cellphone and Internet use, a study released Monday said.


Google offering new Chromebook buyers 1TB of free cloud storage

Any US consumer who purchases one of the growing number of affordable Chrome OS notebooks between now and the end of the year will also get the extra storage -- worth $240 -- for nothing.


Astronauts to get 'ISSpresso' coffee machine

Ristretto or lungo? Not a question astronauts on the International Space Station normally have to contemplate, but that is about to change thanks to a new zero-gravity coffee machine being delivered this weekend.


One in three consumers now recycle their tech devices

Awareness about the importance of sustainability and reducing waste caused by the increasing obsolescence of computers, smartphones and other gadgets has never been higher according to the Consumer Electronics Association.


Google tests replacing web ads with contributions

Google on Thursday began rolling out a way for people to support websites they frequent and, in return, be rewarded with ad-free pages.


US glassmaker Corning toughens Gorilla Glass for smartphone screens

US manufacturer Corning said Thursday it was introducing a new, tougher version of its Gorilla Glass used by major smartphone makers in a bid to maintain dominance in the sector.