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  • 2014: The year in quotes

    From rattled airline passengers who fear the coming of smartphones to jurors who don't know a smartphone from a tablet, here are some of the colorful quotes from IT news in 2014.

  • Best Buy cancels telework program

    First Yahoo, now Best Buy. In the midst of a corporate restructuring, the electronics retailer has canceled its flexible work program and expects corporate employees to put in traditional 40-hour work weeks at its headquarters in Richfield, Minn.

  • Two techies among Time's Person of the Year candidates

    Apple CEO Tim Cook and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer are the two techiest candidates for the 2012 Time Person of the Year honor that will be announced this Wednesday. They also have competition from a couple of non-persons: the Higgs boson (or "God") particle of Large Hadron Collider fame and the Mars Rover.

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  • Top tech stories of 2013: Big Brother, wearables, and the struggles of aging tech giants

    Politics collided with the world of technology this year as stories about U.S. government spying stirred angst both among the country's citizens and foreign governments, and the flawed HeathCare.gov site got American health-care reform off to a rocky start. Meanwhile, the post-PC era put aging tech giants under pressure to reinvent themselves. Here in no particular order are IDG News Service's picks for the top 10 tech stories of the year.

  • The year in tech quotes

    With 2013 coming to an end, we took our annual look back at quotes from news stories over the last 12 months. Here are a handful that stuck with us through the year: