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TECH 01 Oct 2017 | 6:00 AM

Skip the checkout lines: Whole Foods, Walmart and other stores embrace online grocery shopping

Grocery shopping can feel like you're navigating through an obstacle course filled with crowded parking lots, long lines and screaming kids.

TECH 25 Apr 2017 | 12:30 AM

Virtual reality expected to shake up future of real estate

Nearly a year before Jack Sazama will actually set foot in his new digs at the Spectrum apartments near the University of Minnesota, the freshman strapped on a set of cheap plastic goggles, strolled through his new apartment in virtual reality and then signed a lease.

TECH 15 Dec 2016 | 3:30 AM

Meet the Ma family: How millennials are changing the way China thinks about money

Ma Yiqing, 24, is typical of China's younger generation – he uses his credit card frequently and borrows from online platforms to fund his shopping habits. In a pinch, he is happy to fall back on a lender closer to home – his mum and dad.

TECH 13 Dec 2016 | 1:00 AM

‘Grandma’s’ garage that housed Nest holds lure for new startups

At first glance, the light blue cottage on Alma Street in this Silicon Valley city may not look like a place where big ideas are born. But in the past 15 years, this modest house has produced nearly a dozen successful tech companies.

TECH 24 Nov 2016 | 2:00 AM

More grandparents turn to video chatting with far-flung grandkids

Jerome and Debbie Rauen like to fist bump with their four-year-old grandson, a touch that crosses more than 800 miles.

TECH 11 Oct 2016 | 2:00 AM

Online app helps find 100 lost elderly in China

More than 1,370 people age 60 or over go missing every day in China, according to a new report.

TECH 19 Sep 2016 | 1:00 AM

A Timeless solution

Emma Yang’s app hopes to solve problems for people with Alzheimer’s Disease.

TECH 02 Sep 2016 | 1:00 AM

New social media platform links hardcore music fans

Passionate about a band but too shy to share it on Facebook? A new site is hoping to carve out a niche in the crowded social media world by reaching the inner geek of hardcore music fans.

TECH 23 Aug 2016 | 8:00 AM

How technology killed Pakistan’s historic red light district

Pakistan’s oldest red light district was for centuries a hub of traditional erotic dancers, musicians and prostitutes – Pigalle with a Mughal twist, deep in the heart of vibrant Lahore.

TECH 13 Aug 2016 | 3:00 AM

Calling China: phones everywhere in world’s biggest market

Sometimes it seems that no one in China, from toddlers to octogenarians, ladies in swimming pools to delivery men mid-manoeuvre, is without a cellphone to hand – and statistically it is more or less true.