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Technology How short-term viral hits can transform a small business How short-term viral hits can transform a small business
Whether it's a photo that gets shared on social media like the recent controversy over the color of #TheDress or a funny review that gets passed around, sales of products that go viral often skyrocket. And although the sellers struggle at first to deal with the extra attention and demand, the sudden celebrity can boost business for years to come.
Technology Solar-powered plane airborne on historic round-the-world trip Solar-powered plane airborne on historic round-the-world trip
With its wings stretched wide to catch the sun's energy, a Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft took off from Abu Dhabi just after daybreak Monday in a historic first attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fossil fuel.
Technology For virtual reality creators, it's a question of control For virtual reality creators, it's a question of control
At the Game Developers Conference, it's easy to imagine what virtual reality will look like when it eventually hits the marketplace. What it will feel like, however, is an entirely different matter.
Technology 3 reasons Apple's watch will - or won't - change the game 3 reasons Apple's watch will - or won't - change the game
No one can argue that Apple has changed the way people live their lives. The company's iPod, iTunes, iPhone and iPad have shaken up music, phone and computer markets worldwide. Is the Apple Watch going to be able to do the same?