Circuit City Announces Relaunch 9 Years After Closing StoresWhile many brick-and-mortar retail shops continue to close their doors due to declining sales, one former electronics giant that went out of business almost a decade ago is staging a comeback.
UN Study: Nearly 50 Million Tons Of E-Waste Discarded Last YearA new study claims 49.3 million tons of TV sets, refrigerators, cellphones and other electrical goods were discarded last year.
Travelers Flying Into U.S. Face Stricter Screening Of Laptops, ElectronicsTravelers flying into the United States from nearly 300 international airports are now subject to stepped-up security measures.
US Prepares To Ban In-Flight Use Of Laptops On Planes From EuropeThe U.S. is expected to broaden its ban on in-flight laptops and tablets to include planes from the European Union, a move that would create logistical chaos on the world's busiest corridor of air travel.
US May Soon Ban Laptops In Cabins On Flights From EuropeThe Department of Homeland Security said it may also restrict the use of laptops on flights from Europe.
US, UK Bar Most Electronic Carry-Ons From Mideast, North Africa FlightsThe U.S. and British governments, citing unspecified threats, are barring passengers on some international flights from mostly Middle Eastern and North African countries from bringing laptops, tablets, electronic games and other devices on board in carry-on bags.
SF Post Office Struggles Without Electronics As Tax Return Crush Swamps Lone ClerkHow would you do your job if every modern technlogy you rely on was taken away? No computer, no cash register, no Internet? That was the scene this morning at the Gateway Station Post Office at One Embarcadero Center, as a line of customers, many with tax returns to file, grew longer and longer.
Electronic Shop Owners Banding Together Over Rash Of Smash-And-Grab BurglariesBurglars shattered a store front window, making off with expensive equipment Wednesday morning in the city's latest smash-and-grab at an electronics store.
Car Slams Into SF Electronic Store, Steals $30K Worth Of EquipmentBurglars left a San Francisco electronic's store in shambles and made off with thousands of dollars worth of equipment.
Larry Magid: The Bluetooth Enabled Pacifier And A High-Tech Baby Bottle, Yes These Are Real CES ProductsThis year's CES in Vegas saw gadgets like a smartphone-controlled barbecue and even Bluetooth-enabled baby pacifiers. Larry Magid says as silly as some of them sound, their price tags are serious.
Google Teams Up With Swiss Firm To Develop Smart Contact Lens For Diabetics, Visually ImpairedGoogle takes a giant step forward in bringing its smart contact lens technology to the masses by partnering with a Swiss pharmaceutical company that plans to use the lens to improve vision and monitor health conditions.
Larry Magid: TSA Wants You To Charge Electronics Before You Board The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is following up on reports that terrorists may try to target planes by turning cell phones into undetectable bombs.