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Google debuts new, free Zagat site, apps

Indecisive foodies have another tool to help them find top-notch eating and drinking destinations. Google on Monday overhauled the website and released new, free Zagat mobile apps for Android and iOS.

Slooooooooow: U.S. slips to ninth in Internet speed

Land of the free. Home of the brave. Bastion of mediocre Internet speeds.

Bionic fashion: Wearable tech that will turn man into machine by 2015

7:00am: You wake up to a gentle vibration on your arm, you look down and see your wrist-mounted Lark Pro alarm throbbing silently. It is 7 o'clock, Friday April 25, 2015 -- time to get up to go to work.

Google introduces $35 device that streams video to your TV

Google has a simple and inexpensive new way to stream Internet videos on your TV.

Red Cross releases app that eases volunteering process

The Red Cross has released a new app that can help if Dorian or any other disaster hits. It's called the Team Red Cross app. Its goal is to enable you to volunteer more easily should disaster strike.

Study: Google makes up 25 percent of Internet traffic

Americans do a lot of Googling.

Apple profit falls 22 percent but beats gloomy expectations

 As it turns out, Apple still has a little surprise left in it.

Should Facebook offer a paid, ad-free version?

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has been using Facebook quite a bit lately, and he has some friendly advice for the company, from one social network to another.

Searching for what's still made in the USA

Josh Miller never gave much thought to where his car, bed or toothpaste came from until an aluminum plant in his hometown of Ravenswood, West Virginia, shut down about four years ago.

Windows 8.1 is as good on small tablets as big ones

Acer last month released the 8-inch Iconia W3 tablet, which happened to be the first "small tablet" to run Windows 8. Unfortunately, it's a pretty terrible tablet.

How much better can smartphone cameras get?

Smartphone competition isn't just about choosing the biggest screen, fastest processor or sleekest operating system.

Oops! PayPal accidentally credits man $92 quadrillion

When Chris Reynolds opened his June PayPal e-mail statement, something was off. The Pennsylvania PR executive's account balance had swelled to a whopping $92,233,720,368,547,800.

Intel profit tumbles 29 percent on PC sales slump

Smartphones and tablets aren't killing Intel just yet, but the chipmaking giant is getting very badly bruised.

Can you be electrocuted by your smartphone?

Could your smartphone really give you a lethal electric shock?

How one year of Marissa Mayer has changed Yahoo

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer likes to shop.