Big retailers are muscling in on the likes of Visa and MasterCard in a fiercely competitive and growing mobile payment market that promises to cut transaction costs.
Starbucks will expand its evening alcohol and light bites menu, which includes bacon-wrapped dates and Malbec wine, to thousands of stores, the ubiquitous coffee chain says.
Originally derided as pricey niche products for geeks, tablet computers have become so common that supermarkets are now selling their own brands, pushing out low-cost rivals.
Visa and MasterCard are introducing Internet-based technologies to make it easier for shoppers to buy things at retail stores without pulling out a credit card.
Nokia has ended its last quarter is a maker of handsets, leaving its troubled phone business in the hands of Microsoft.
The wage gap between those with a college education and those without one is growing, new research shows, while younger college grads also expressing greater job satisfaction.
For all the talk about drones replacing parcel carriers or self-driving cars disrupting the taxi biz, a tech revolution is going to roil the restaurant industry much sooner.
A proposed bill in one state could change future generations of smartphones that all of us buy.
Procrastinating love birds who need plans for Valentine's Day can turn to new apps that offer help with dinner reservations and fresh flowers, even at the last minute.
Facebook's latest numbers show the social media giant growing at a rapid clip -- so fast, in fact, that it buries the idea that younger users are beginning to spurn the site.
An expensive mistake by Google could turn into a golden opportunity for China's Lenovo Group as it expands beyond its success in the personal computer industry.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple will roll out two iPhone models with bigger screens this year. And despite how well the 5s has been selling, Apple needs them.
The smart car of the future will have apps galore, constant connectivity, and may even drive itself. No wonder all the tech giants want their software behind the dashboard.
AT&T plans to give cash-strapped consumers options to save money on mobile data fees, while offering sponsors a new way to entice consumers to use their services.
Why pay E*Trade or Scottrade $7 to trade a stock when you could do it for free? That's the premise behind mobile investment app Robinhood, coming to market next month.
Waiting for your waiter is about to become so 2013 at Applebee's. The casual dining chain is equipping every table with a tablet computer customers can use to order or pay.
Wireless carriers will make it easier for U.S. consumers to unlock their cellphones for use on a competitor's network, the FCC says.
As federal regulators consider removing a decades-old prohibition on making phone calls on planes, a majority of Americans who fly oppose such a change, a poll shows.
Pebble watches and Google Glass are pretty neat, but the next clever development in wearable tech may be a brassiere that brings new meaning to the term "support."
Based on results from the Thanksgiving holiday weekend and Cyber Monday, Pinterest stands to be the dominant social commerce platform.
The rise of wearable computing is an inevitable --eventually -- but 2013 wasn't the breakthrough year that some had predicted. Still, we think you don't have long to wait.
Money is always tight when you're in school, but with these must-have apps for college kids on a budget, you can turn your smartphone or tablet into a savings magnet.
Sprint has been ranked last among U.S. cellphone service operators in a customer satisfaction survey from Consumer Reports.