MarketWatch Take On Tech
Coursework on drones redefines higher education11/28/14
More colleges are training people to fly drones. Jim Asendio reports.
Recharge your phone in a matter of seconds
How would you like to recharge your cellphone in under a minute or an electric car in a few minutes? It could happen soon. Ira Mellman reports.
The Social Network gets a First Amendment test
This coming Monday the U.S. Supreme Court will hear its first case that tests the limits of free speech in social media. Andrew O'Day reports.
Are bank tellers going the way of the milkman?
Technology and greater customer use of online banking are threatening the status of the once ubiquitous bank teller. Charlie Turner reports.
Apps give you loyalty cards without the plastic
If you have too many loyalty cards, you can store their data on mobile apps. Charlie Turner reports.
Can new no-smoking cigarettes catch fire?
Big Tobacco hopes cigarettes that don't fill a room with smoke will be the next big thing. Andrew O'Day reports.
More of us are using our phones as credit cards
when it comes to shopping in future years, fewer of us will pull out cash or credit. We'll pull out the phone. Andrew O'Day reports.
New apps help keep your private info private
Some mobile apps allow for more privacy on social networks. Charlie Turner reports.
You'll be thankful for these apps
Cash-back apps can help you save at the grocery store. Charlie Turner reports.
We want internet privacy, but act like we don't
Most of us hate the fact the government and companies are snooping on our electronic communications. But we behave as if we're fine with it. Andrew O'Day reports.
Digital music's free ride may be ending
Do you like listening to your favorite tunes digitally for free? That era may be coming to an end. Andrew O'Day reports.
Apple Pay Progress Report -- Any progress?
A little more than three weeks after the release of Apple Pay, Andrew O'Day examines its slow adoption.
Newscast: Bond market, restaurants honor veterans
Military veterans and active duty personnel may want to head to one of several restaurant chains offering free lunch today. Andrew O'Day reports.
The year's top online shopping day is today
A Chinese online event today dwarfs Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and everything else in the U.S. Andrew O'Day reports.
Losing the 'card' in gift cards
Bankrate.com finds most gift card-givers are turning to the electronic variety.
Carnival sees faster Wi-Fi at sea
A cruise ship no longer has to be a place to completely disconnect.
Do mobile apps improve investing?
Fidelity finds some users of mobile apps are getting better returns.
Rare Apple-Google deal on Disney content
For the first time in forever, Disney gets two tech rivals to get along.
Skip the front desk. Your smartphone as room key
Starwood rolls out new technology that lets customers use their phones as room keys.
Canon, Nikon change their focus
Camera sales plunge as photographers use their smartphones instead.
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