MarketWatch Take On Tech
The tech step you must take before you retire07/24/14
A new web tool can help you maximize Social Security payouts. Steve Potisk reports.
Get ready for a lot more mobile commercials
The advertising industry finally is following you and me to mobile. Andrew O'Day reports.
Shop home improvement on the Holodeck
Another idea from the Star Trek universe has crossed into the real world. Andrew O'Day reports.
New apps let you rate your coworkers
If you've wanted to find out what your colleagues really think of you, there is now a way. Charlie Turner reports.
The Microsoft we knew is no more
Severe jobs cuts at Microsoft are being followed by a reinvention of how it does business. Andrew O'Day explains.
Hell freezes over: Apple and IBM team up
After three decades, tech's Rebels have buried the hatchet with the Empire. Andrew O'Day reports.
Online reviews at 35,000 feet
Airlines are getting ever-more closely scrutinized by their mobile device-weilding passengers. Andrew O'Day reports.
Child labor may have built Samsung smart phones
Responding to a report from a human rights group, Samsung suspends business with a supplier accused of employing children. Andrew O'Day reports.
Internet becomes virtual dressing room
New technology has streamlined online clothes shopping. Charlie Turner reports.
Rumors of PC's death greatly exaggerated
To the surprise of industry analysts and the industry itself, demand for old-fashioned personal computers is holding. Andrew O'Day reports.
Newscast: PC industry lives another day
The computer business is enjoying at least a temporary respite from tumbling sales. Andrew O'Day reports.
More hardwired phones meet the end of the line
The number of U.S. households getting rid of land line phones keeps growing, but the pace is slowing. Charlie Turner reports.
Requiem for Plasma TV
It's VHS versus Betamax all over again. And once again the superior product loses. Andrew O'Day reports.
Facebook could put your marriage on the rocks
If you're on Facebook, divorce may be in your future. Quentin Fottrell talks to Steve Orr.
2014 is the final year of the PC world
It's been a nice run for the personal computer. But thanks to tablets, this year is the PC's last stand in center court. Andrew O'Day reports.
Pick up the pace with new speed-read apps
New speed-reading apps could help you breeze through more e-books. Charlie Turner reports.
It's time for the old GoDaddy to go away
Realizing its fortunes reside increasingly with women business owners, GoDaddy.com finally leaves behind its innuendo-fueled advertising. Andrew O'Day reports.
Facebook haters complain but don't quit
The massive psychological experiment Facebook conducted on its users presents many troubling questions. One is not whether people will stay with the Social Network. Andrew O'Day reports.
Flying coach someday may be a little less awful
A new tech-heavy design for airplane coach cabins promises to let you plug in and stretch out. Andrew O'Day reports.
Technology will put more bang into your July 4th
The oohs and aahs could be louder this year as advances in fireworks technology make Independence Day displays ever more elaborate.
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