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Technology Boston taxi drivers sue city over ride-hailing services Boston taxi drivers sue city over ride-hailing services
A group of Boston taxi drivers is suing the city, saying officials have violated their rights by allowing online ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft to operate without following the same rules taxis do.
Technology PC industry still struggling, but sales decline leveling off PC industry still struggling, but sales decline leveling off
Despite some glimmers of recovery, the personal computer industry is still struggling with declining sales, according to two market reports issued Monday that show global PC shipments fell in 2014 for the third year in a row.
Technology GM's new electric could upstage Tesla - and its own Volt GM's new electric could upstage Tesla - and its own Volt
With the introduction of an affordable electric car that can go 200 miles on a single charge, General Motors is setting up a showdown with Tesla to sell an electric vehicle to the masses. It may also upstage a car of its own.
Technology Self-taught computer program finds super poker strategy Self-taught computer program finds super poker strategy
A computer program that taught itself to play poker has created nearly the best possible strategy for one version of the game, showing the value of techniques that may prove useful to help decision-making in medicine and other areas.
Technology Don't sound the death knell for the PC just yet Don't sound the death knell for the PC just yet
A year ago, pundits were declaring the personal computer dead. Smartphones and tablets were cannibalizing sales, and the once-revolutionary PC seemed unnecessary - and boring. But don't count the PC out just yet.