The Obama administration said Monday it is taking a first step toward requiring that future cars and light trucks be equipped with technology that enables them to warn each other of potential danger in time to avoid collisions.
Consumer Reports looks at different options to help your cell phone battery last longer and what to do if you need an emergency charge.
Your next commuter car could have two seats, three wheels and get 84 miles to the gallon.
The literary executor of George Orwell's estate is accusing Amazon.com of committing an Orwellian crime: doublespeak.
It's easy to go online and get a 360-degree, ground-level view of almost any street in the United States and throughout the world. Soon, scientists hope people will be able to do the same with coral reefs and other underwater wonders.
Amazon is taking direct aim at mobile payment systems such as Square by introducing the Amazon Local Register, a credit-card processing device and mobile app designed to help small business owners accept payments through their smartphones and tablets.
Traditional retailers increasingly are using the nimbler approach to innovating that Silicon Valley startups are known for. Rather than perfecting a program before rolling it out - as most retailers do - they're doing more testing and refining as they go along.
Consumer Reports recommends the best age-appropriate electronics for kids going back to school.
Federal regulators are warning consumers about the risks of using virtual currencies such as Bitcoin.
Don't click on that fake app - it's a virus!
It used to be that outdoor enthusiasts went into the wilderness to unplug. Now, most want to stay plugged in to their electronic devices as long as they can.
Google is wielding the power of its dominant Internet search engine to push more websites into protecting the people using their services.
The collapse of Sprint's push to buy T-Mobile US could mean fresh options in wireless plans and lower prices for U.S. consumers. But in the long run, tougher competition on prices could lead to slower service and slower expansion of coverage.
Consumer Reports takes an initial look at the Amazon Fire smart phone.
Any worried pet owner who has spent days hanging posters, making phone calls and knocking on neighbors' doors hopes there's a more scientific way to find a lost dog.