Home robots are here, but they still can’t do much

Home robots are here, but they still can’t do much

Amazon’s Astro home robot Amazon Electronics companies have for years paraded around flashy, futuristic prototypes of consumer robots. They’ve pointed to a not-too-distant future where people will have roaming robot helpers around their home that can do the dishes or even act as a personal masseuse. So far, few of those predictions have panned out, … Read more

Robots are here but they still can’t do much

Home robots are here, but they still can’t do much

Amazon’s Astro home robot Amazon Electronics companies have, for years, paraded around flashy, futuristic prototypes of consumer robots. They’ve pointed to a not-too-distant future where people will have roaming robot helpers around their home that can do the dishes or even act as a personal masseuse. So far, few of those predictions have panned out, … Read more

Best cooling fans of 2021

Best cooling fans of 2021

CNN  —  If you’re looking to keep cool during the hottest months without running up your energy bill, a great cooling fan is your best bet. Used alone or along with your AC, you can stay cool and alert on long Zoom calls in your home office or study sessions in your dorm room, and … Read more

AT&T, Verizon Raise Prices and Test Consumer Budgets

AT&T, Verizon Raise Prices and Test Consumer Budgets

AT&T, Verizon Raise Prices and Test Consumer Budgets

Zendesk Stock Soars on Report of Fresh Buyout Deal

Zendesk Stock Soars on Report of Fresh Buyout Deal

Text size Pedestrians walk past the entrance to Zendesk headquarters in San Francisco. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Zendesk soared early Friday after The Wall Street Journal reported the provider of cloud-based customer-service software was in takeover talks with a group of buyout firms. Zendesk (ticker: ZEN) jumped more than 53% to $88.95 in premarket trading after … Read more