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Uber Debate Divides Democrats Over 'Sharing Economy,' GOP Moves In

By Nicholas Riccardi | Jul 28
The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic Party and on the left about how to handle the new "sharing" economy. Republicans are hungry to exploit that ambivalence and make inroads into the wealthy tech sector.

Apple Watch will be Sold at Some Best Buy Stores

PERSONAL TECH | Jul 28
The Apple Watch is heading to some Best Buy stores ahead of the holiday shopping season.

Uber Debate Divides Democrats Over 'Sharing Economy,' GOP Moves In

PERSONAL TECH | By Nicholas Riccardi | Jul 28
The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic Party and on the left about how to handle the new "sharing" economy. Republicans are hungry to exploit that ambivalence and make inroads into the wealthy tech sector.

21st Century Gold Rush: Deep-Sea Mining Looms on Horizon

SCIENCE | By David McFadden | Jul 28
The deep oceans span more than half the globe have long been known to contain vast, untapped deposits of prized minerals. These treasures of the abyss, however, have always been out of reach to miners. The era of deep seabed mining appears to be dawning.

Climate Change is Here: Greenland is Shrinking

SCIENCE | Jul 28
The annual "State of the Climate" report released recently said 2014 was the warmest year on record.

VidCon a Chance for Fans to See Online Video Stars in Person

PERSONAL TECH | By Derrik J. Lang | Jul 27
In its sixth year, frenzied exchanges are commonplace at VidCon, the annual celebration of online video that ran through Saturday. It's among the reasons the convention continues to expand its footprint and attract more corporate sponsors.