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Todd Torbert, a Verizon cable splicing technician, works to connect the glass fibers to the Verizon FiOS fiber network in Rockville, Md.

Verizon Boosts FiOS Uploads to Match Downloads

CORPORATE | By Peter Svensson | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
Verizon is boosting the upload speeds of nearly all its FiOS connections to match the download speeds, vastly shortening the time it takes for subscribers to send videos and back up their files online.

Albert Shum, who heads interaction design across a range of Microsoft products including personal computer operating systems, Xbox game consoles, and phones.

Microsoft Makes Design Central to Its Future

CORPORATE | By Ryan Nakashima | Jul 22
Microsoft is putting an emphasis on design excellence more than ever - to make its products more competitive with offerings from rivals Apple, Google, and Amazon and to prod its hardware making partners to dream up new, more innovative devices.

The Giving Pledge: A New Club for Billionaires

CORPORATE | Jul 21
Membership comes with just two requirements: You must be worth at least a billion dollars and be willing to give half of that away. Charlie Rose reports.

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Impact on International Travel

CORPORATE | Jul 21
The downing of Malaysia Flight 17 is creating extraordinary questions for Malaysia Airlines and all of commercial aviation. CBS travel editor Peter Greenberg discusses how the airline industry's response could mean longer and more expensive flights.

Verizon Launches Rewards Program with Tracking

CORPORATE | By Peter Svensson | Jul 21
Verizon Wireless is launching a nationwide loyalty program this week for its 100-million-plus subscribers. There's a twist, though: To earn points for every dollar spent, subscribers must consent to have their movements tracked.

2014 Land Rover LR4

LR4 is Updated for Fuel Efficiency

CORPORATE | By Ann M. Job | Jul 18
Land Rover's capable and rugged LR4 mid-size sport utility vehicle is more fuel efficient for 2014 and has refreshed exterior front styling and new standard features such as rearview camera.

TripIt app for iPhone

Tech Goodies to Bring Along on Trips

CORPORATE | By Anick Jesdanun | Jul 18
Your swimsuit and your sunscreen are in the luggage, and your boarding passes are all printed out. But did you remember your gadgets and chargers? Did you download enough entertainment? Do you know where you're going?

Largest Gathering of LGBT Business Owners in History

CORPORATE | By EDGE | Jul 18
In a year of historic changes and challenges, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender business owners will meet in an unprecedented gathering organized by the National Lesbian & Gay Chamber of Commerce to brainstorm and get energized.

Tasting with the Eye First

CORPORATE | Jul 18
There's a saying in the culinary world: you taste with your eyes first. For many diners, the first thing that comes to mind when they get their plate is to take a picture. Bill Plante explains why.

An AeroVironment Shrike vertical take-off and landing small unmanned aircraft system is displayed at the AeroVironment stand during Farnborough International Air Show, Farnborough, England.

Drones: Next Big Thing in Aviation is Small

CORPORATE | By Danica Kirka | Jul 18
With some no bigger than a hummingbird, the hottest things at this week's Farnborough International Airshow are tiny compared with the titans of the sky, such as the Airbus 380 or the Boeing Dreamliner.

Grand Canyon Controversy :: National Treasure at Risk

CORPORATE | Jul 17
The Arizona town bordering the Grand Canyon is planning new developments, including restaurants and hotels. Ben Tracy reports on the debate over the national landmark's future.