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Stubborn GE scientist creates new fuel-saving material

For nearly three decades Krishan Luthra stubbornly labored away in a General…

USDA creates new government certification for GMO-free

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Twitter founder feeling 'Super' as he heads in new direction

Biz Stone knows abandoning a struggling project to try something else can…

Samsung announces new push into Internet-connected gadgets

Samsung wants to sell the digital brains that will go into billions…

Verizon buys AOL for $4.4 billion in mobile video bet

After selling millions of Americans their mobile phones, Verizon now wants to…

Google acknowledges 11 accidents with its self-driving cars

Google Inc. revealed Monday that its self-driving cars have been in 11…

Greece makes progress with creditors but deal still elusive

Greece has made progress in talks with creditors but "more time and…

Mirror, mirror on the wall: Smart mirrors boost sales

Imagine a fitting room with a "smart" mirror that suggests jeans to…

USPS reports $1.5B loss

The U.S. Postal Service on Friday reported a net loss of $1.5…

Alibaba 4Q revenue jumps as it sees more shoppers

Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba Group's revenue jumped 45 percent on strong mobile…

Tech exec's loss raises question: How to grieve and work?

What happened to Sheryl Sandberg could happen to anyone: The woman who…

Wearable fitness tracker maker Fitbit files for $100M IPO

Fitbit, the maker of a popular line of wearable fitness-tracking devices, on…

Study: Top tech firms bypassing Asian workers for exec jobs

Google, Yahoo and other major technology companies are far more inclined to…

Tesla beats Wall Street forecasts on record quarterly sales

Electric car maker Tesla Motors delivered a quarterly record of 10,045 cars…

Panera CEO on push to banish artificial ingredients

Panera Bread is the latest company to tout the removal of artificial…

Tech industry figures gather to mourn popular executive

Tech industry leaders and other friends from across Silicon Valley gathered Tuesday…

Italian astronaut brews, sips first fresh espresso in space

The first Italian woman in space is now the world's first orbiting…

1 in 4 US renters must use half their pay for housing costs

More than one in four U.S. renters have to use at least…

Inked and irked: Apple Watch users report tattoo problems

It's an annoying problem for the unlucky few: the Apple Watch's heart…