Tuesday, May 22, 2018

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Cash may convince some teens to stay off smartphones while driving

Cash May Convince Some Teens to Stay Off Smartphones While Driving

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Getting teens to put down their phones when they get behind the wheel is no easy task, but a small study...
Prompts on how to use Amazon's Alexa personal assistant are seen alongside an Amazon Echo in an Amazon ‘experience center’ in Vallejo

Amazon Rolls Out Model ‘Smart’ Homes for U.S. Shoppers to Try...

By Jeffrey Dastin VALLEJO, Ca (Reuters) Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said it has set up model "smart" homes across the United States for shoppers to...
Microchips emerge from a machine onto a roll in the clean room at the UTAC plant in Singapore

Memory Boost: How Chipmakers Are Weathering Slowing Smartphone Sales

By Joyce Lee and Sayantani Ghosh SEOUL/SINGAPORE (Reuters) Investors in global chipmakers have had a rocky ride in the last few months on worries about a...
Silhouette of mobile user is seen next to a screen projection of Apple logo in this picture illustration

Apple Surprises with Solid iPhone Sales, Announces $100 Billion Buyback

By Stephen Nellis (Reuters) Apple Inc on Tuesday reported resilient iPhone sales in the face of waning global demand and promised $100 billion in additional stock...
Leopalace 21 Corp employee, Mai Shibata, poses with her mobile phone during a demonstartion of the company's security system 'Man on the Curtain' in her room in Tokyo

Shadow-Boxing Tough Guy Should Protect Home-Alone Japanese Women

TOKYO (Reuters) Behind the apartment's curtain, a tough guy is boxing, throwing left and right hooks and jabs, and lunging forward, enough to make...
Google Home is displayed during the presentation of new Google hardware in San Francisco

‘Hey Alexa, Where’s My Delivery?’ XPO Logistics Unveils Voice Tracking

By Eric M. Johnson ATLANTA (Reuters) XPO Logistics Inc, the largest provider of last-mile deliveries for heavy and bulky items in North America, unveiled on...
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