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Samsung's Gear S watch.

New Samsung Smartwatch Won't Need Companion Phone

By Anick Jesdanun | Friday Aug 29, 2014
With the holiday shopping season coming, Samsung and LG unveiled small improvements to their computerized wristwatches to try to sway shoppers.

Apple to Unveil Next Products at Sept. 9 Event

CORPORATE | By Michael Liedtke | Aug 29
Apple will show off its newest products Sept. 9. The iPhone and iPad maker set the date in invitations mailed Thursday to reporters and others who typically come to see the unveiling of Apple's latest twists on technology.

2014 Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai's Top SUV Making Sales Gains

CORPORATE | By Ann M. Job | Aug 29
The 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe mid-size sport utility vehicle stands out from the crowd for its attractive styling, comfortable ride, value pricing, surprising standard features and warranty.

Malcolm Gladwell :: The Power of the Underdog

CORPORATE | Aug 29
David had an advantage over Goliath? Malcolm Gladwell talks with Anderson Cooper about the link between adversity and innovation.

Dr. Eric De Jonge of Washington Hospital Center conducts a Medicare examines patient Beatrice Adams during a house call at her home in Washington.

Study: House Calls for Frail Elders Bring Savings

LEGAL | By Lauran Neergaard | Aug 29
The old-fashioned house call is starting to make a comeback as part of an effort to improve care for some of Medicare's most frail and expensive patients. According to a new study, this actually could save Medicare money.

Alisa Palson works on a project at HeatSync Labs in Phoenix.

Hackerspaces :: Turning Ideas into Reality

CORPORATE | By Emaun Kashfi | Aug 28
The tables are littered with computer chips, pens, pads and tools while the room is abuzz with the chatter of would-be inventors hoping to change the world - or just make cool things. They are part of a growing global movement of so-called hackerspaces.

Video Games Come of Age as Spectator Sport

CORPORATE | By Barbara Ortutay, Ken Sweet | Aug 28
Twitch is an online network that attracts visitors who watch live and recorded footage of other people playing video games-in much the same way that football fans tune in to ESPN. You think that's weird? Twitch has 55 million monthly users.

California's Early Warning System for Earthquakes

LEGAL | Aug 28
A new early warning system developed at UC Berkeley provides a heads-up 10 seconds before an earthquake hits. Similar systems are already in place in Japan and Mexico, but the Berkeley team says $80 million is required to send message.

Tax Refunds May Get Hit Due to Health Law Credits

LEGAL | By Richardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Aug 28
Taxes? Who wants to think about taxes around Labor Day? But if you count on your tax refund and you're one of the millions getting tax credits to help pay health insurance premiums under President Barack Obama's law, it's not too early.

Napa Winemakers Tally Cost of Damage from Earthquake

Aug 27
California's earthquake struck just as the fall harvest was picking up. Winery buildings, equipment and wines were destroyed. Carter Evans reports.

Burger King Move Could Provide Huge Tax Reduction

LEGAL | Aug 27
As Burger King looks to purchase a Canadian donut chain, the merger could mean huge savings for the American fast food giant. If the deal is completed, and Burger King moves, the result would be a significantly lower corporate tax rate.