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Intel underfoot: Floor sensors rise as retail data source

The next phase in data collection is right under your feet.Online clicks give retailers valuable insight into consumer behavior, but what can they learn from footsteps? It's a question Milwaukee-based startup Scanalytics is helping businesses explore...

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Intel underfoot: Floor sensors rise as retail data source

The next phase in data collection is right under your feet.Online clicks give retailers valuable insight into consumer behavior, but what can they learn from footsteps? It's a question Milwaukee-based startup Scanalytics is helping businesses explore...

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France wants tougher rules on bitcoin to avoid criminal use

France's finance minister says he wants new regulation targeted at virtual currencies, to stop them from being used for tax evasion, financing terrorism and other crime.Bruno Le Maire said in a sweeping economic speech Monday that he has ordered a...

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France wants tougher rules on bitcoin to avoid criminal use

France's finance minister says he wants new regulation targeted at virtual currencies, to stop them from being used for tax evasion, financing terrorism and other crime.Bruno Le Maire said in a sweeping economic speech Monday that he has ordered a...

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Accord, Navigator, XC60 take top prize at Detroit auto show

Automotive journalists crowned the Honda Accord the North American Car of the Year on Monday, a first for the longtime model that's twice flirted for the top honor as a finalist.The 10th-generation Accord edged out the Kia Stinger and Toyota Camry...

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UAE says Qatar fighter jets intercept flights, Doha denies

The United Arab Emirates claimed Qatari fighter jets intercepted two of its commercial airliners in international airspace on the way to Bahrain, allegations denied by Qatar.The claims Monday could further escalate tensions between Qatar and the four...

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Ritz Carlton, a luxury Saudi prison, takes Feb. 14 bookings

The Ritz Carlton in Saudi Arabia's capital may be reopening its doors in time for Valentine's Day, after serving for several months as a prison for the country's elite caught up in what the government has described as a crackdown on corruption.The...

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New pickups from Ram, Chevy heat up big-truck competition

The competition for full-size pickup truck customers in the U.S. is as rough-and-tumble as ever, with Ram and Chevrolet rolling out brawny-looking new models that are larger, lighter and more efficient than their predecessors.For the first time in...

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Lego plans video games, social network for Chinese children

Toy maker Lego is partnering with China's internet firm Tencent to offer games, video and possibly a social network aimed at children.The privately-owned company based in Copenhagen, Denmark, said Monday that the deal would combine Lego's ability...

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Big UK government contractor to be liquidated amid debt woes

One of the British state's biggest contractors collapsed Monday, putting thousands of jobs at risk, after creditors and the government refused to bail out a company struggling under the weight of more than 1.5 billion pounds ($2.1 billion) of debt...

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