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New data suggests "showrooming" on Amazon might not be killing physical retail after all

Early in February, Amazon rolled its ‘Flow’ feature into its main iOS app, allowing shoppers to scan an image with their camera of a product in a …

Seagate Backup Plus Fast review: The fastest and most capacious portable drive - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Seagate Backup Plus Fast</b> is indeed extremely fast, and includes helpful backup software. The drive also provides top capacity, and is bus-powered.<p><b>The Bad</b> Users can't change the internal drives; the RAID 0 setup might result in a higher risk of data loss.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> The Backup Plus …

Gear & Gadgets

Here's The Technology That's Going To Make Your Phone's Internet 1,000 Times Faster Than 4G

Despite decades of advancements, we still lose signal when walking around in a big city like New York or San Francisco.<p>Or when attending a popular sporting event — individual towers just can't handle thousands of people trying to move data at once.<p>But a hot startup with some major engineering …

Kat Taylor Does It Her Way: Banking The Underserved

Kat Taylor isn’t your typical bank CEO. While she’s not the only woman CEO in the banking world, female CEOs certainly aren’t the rule. But that just begins to scratch the surface of what makes Taylor and her bank, One PacificCoast Bank, truly unique.<p>At a time when banks have seen their reputations …

Big banks jumping on bitcoin bandwagon

Lady Gaga to Deliver SXSW Keynote Address

Lady Gaga will be delivering the keynote address at this year's South by Southwest Festival. The festival's organizers announced late last night that …

Music

Hackers Hit Mt. Gox Exchange's CEO, Claim To Publish Evidence Of Fraud

The Bitcoin community has been angrily pressing for details on what the Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has described as a massive hacker attack that stole hundreds of millions of dollars worth of its users’ bitcoins and left the company bankrupt. Mt. Gox’s staff isn’t talking. So another group of hackers …

The Soul Of The World's Most Expensive Violin

The Vieuxtemps Guarneri is a violin that is older than the United States of America — 273 years old, to be exact. It recently became the most expensive violin in the world, selling for an estimated $16 million. Its new owner anonymously donated the historic instrument to violinist Anne Akiko …

Drug Kingpin Reported Dead in 2010 Killed in Shootout, Mexico Says

MEXICO CITY — A Mexican drug lord who had been falsely reported dead more than three years ago was killed in a shootout with federal forces in western Mexico early on Sunday, the government said.<p>Nazario Moreno led a powerful criminal gang that has ravaged the western state of Michoacan, and was …