Consumer tech news
  • Facebook's expands in Zambia

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Facebook's project is taking another step toward its goal of bringing the Internet to people who are not yet online, launching an app Thursday in Zambia.

  • Samsung profit falls as smartphone sales slow

    SEOUL, South Korea - Samsung Electronics Co. reported a bigger-than-expected fall in second quarter profit on Thursday and said it was uncertain if earnings from its handset business would improve in the current quarter.

  • Samsung earns $6.1 billion, shares plunge

    SEOUL, South Korea - Samsung earned $6.1 billion last quarter but investors were dissatisfied, sending its share price down 4 per cent. The panoply of numbers in its earnings report for the April-June quarter show why.

  • Review: 3Doodler is fun but quirky '3-D pen'

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - 3-D printing is all the rage. You can hit a button on your computer, which sends a file to a printer, which produces a small 3-D object out of plastic. It's a cool technology, but it's not exactly a hands-on way to make things.