Ultra-Connected World Has Promise
Staples To Shutter 225 Retail Stores
Spritz App Makes You a Speed Reader
Ever-Expanding Google Juggernaut
Apple CarPlay: iOS on the Dashboard
We're in the beginning of a world where everything is connected to the Internet and with one another, while powerful yet relatively cheap computers analyze all that data to improve lives.
Amid department store competition, office equipment retailer Staples will close 225 stores in North America by the end of 2015, as falling fourth-quarter revenue highlights an increasing online focus.
Feel like you have too much to read? There's an app for that. Dubbed Spritz, the new app promises to make you into a speed reader. And you can learn the technique in less than five minutes.
With tech leviathan Google on the precipice of overtaking ExxonMobil as the second-highest-valued company in the world, behind Apple, there's no getting around how this behemoth just keeps growing.
Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo are previewing Apple's iPhone technology for cars, as Apple accelerates the race with Google to make smartphone applications easier and safer to use in vehicles.