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Why Sony must wish the smartphone was never invented

Sony, the Japanese consumer electronics colossus, had some bad news for its shareholders last night.<p>The company that once made Walkmans and still makes Playstations and televisions (and owns major film studios and record labels) said it expects its annual loss to be nearly five times as much as …

2015 Ford Mustang 2.3L EcoBoost Automatic

Less of an SVO than an American Audi A5.<p>The 2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoost is the answer to a question that was asked during the last oil crisis. Which, if you were born later than 1979, was blessedly over by the time you arrived. In the aftermath, Ford took a whack at the challenge of creating a …

First Impressions: 2015 Ford Mustang GT

There will be no "for a Mustang" disclaimers this time.<p>Last week at our Performance Car of the Year testing, we had a 2015 Mustang GT in our high-horsepower posse. It was...quite popular. Without further ado, here is a collection of our impressions, plus our official test data.<p>And fret not, there's …

Fake sweeteners may mess with the way our bodies metabolize sugar

Diet sodas and those packets of artificial sweetener you put in your coffee may not be as benign as we thought, a new study suggests.<p>High doses of artificial sweeteners like saccharin, sucralose and aspartame can change the population of healthy gut bacteria in mice and in some humans. And those …

The Power of Sleep

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Roku hits 10 million sales milestone

Roku has sold 10 million of its streaming devices in its lifetime, climbing a rung higher on the milestone ladder from the 8 million it reported in January.<p>That compares to the 20 million Apple has sold as of April of its rival Apple TV since its launch in 2007.<p>The market for so-called …

Smart TV

Alibaba is not the Amazon of China

Forget what you've read, Alibaba is NOT "the Amazon of China."<p>The analogy has been used widely as Alibaba prepares for its IPO. But it is only partially accurate, and masks big differences in business models.<p>Sure, Alibaba (BABA) and Amazon both do business on the Internet. They both enable …

New Report Finds Tesla Will Have Big Cost Advantage As CO2 Rules Hit Competitors

Tesla Motors Inc is already feared as a likely disruptor of the global automotive industry, but apart from the appeal of its electric car technology it has a potentially huge cost advantage too over its conventional competitors.<p>Because its cars are free from carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, or …

Google is preparing for screenless computers

The spread of computing to every corner of our physical world doesn’t just mean a proliferation of screens large and small—it also means we’ll soon come to rely on mobile computers with no screens at all. “It’s now so inexpensive to have a powerful computing device in my car or lapel, that if you …

Private Equity Develops A Thirst For Microbreweries

Private equity firms are taking notice of the craft brewing boom and pouring money into microbreweries. The investments come with a built-in exit strategy: sell to one of the major beer companies.<p>Craft beer makers cling tightly to their unique culture and like to project an image of independence. …

Walking the Middle Path: If You Are Out of Balance in One Area of Your Life, You Are Out of Balance in Every Area

When we are out of balance in one area of our lives, it shows up in other areas of our lives, too. We might not recognize it, or understand that the two things are related, but one thing affects the other nonetheless. We might attempt to "fix" the second thing, but if we don't fix the first thing, …

Samsung's smartwatch to be unveiled Sept. 4, report says

The Samsung smartwatch will be unveiled in early September, according to a report this week.<p>SamMobile, a website that covers Samsung news, reports that it has confirmed that the South Korean tech giant will unveil its rumored device on Sept. 4.<p>The unveiling will take place at the IFA annual …