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Dropbox puts on a new face as it gets ready to go public

"They had the market cornered," said Brian Blau, an analyst at Gartner. But it hasn't happened. All those years after meeting Jobs, Dropbox is still a private company.

Pioneer's new Andrew Jones-designed sound bar coming this

The wood cabinet does have a relatively thick and unstylish look though especially compared to some of the slimmer sound bars on the market. Behind the grill, it has 6 independently amplified

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV gets bold, tech-forward look

No word yet on driveline options for the US, but Hyundai's Korean-market website suggests that the SUV will receive a 2.0-liter four-cylinder gas model, as well as pair of diesels that presumably

6 sand castles you'd actually want to live in

Not all sand castles get washed away by the tide. "Rammed earth" is a construction method that uses composites of earth commonly sand-based , clay, gravel and cement to build walls. The process

Small is beautiful for green-tech newbies

Culture Small is beautiful for green-tech newbies. Even amid the economic gloom, smaller clean-tech start-ups in efficiency and renewable energy are being funded because demand for their products

Xyleco's Marshall Medoff: The unlikely, eccentric inventor

Electron beams are inexpensive. His inventive use of the accelerators caught the attention of investors who saw a potential goldmine in the technology.They gave Medoff's company Xyleco

Hold off on that MacBook Pro. Kaby Lake is coming in 2017

Google Assistant's coming to Sonos speakers in 2019: We tried it out at CES. Google has confirmed that the Sonos One and Beam speakers will support the company's Assistant this year .

Why is Apple's HomePod 3 years behind the Amazon Echo

The HomePod is delayed to "early 2018," new iMac Pro details are out before its December release and an Apple TV tip from a caller

6 generations of Ford Explorers: A history of the

The Ford Explorer was instrumental in popularizing the SUV. When it hit the market for the 1991 model year, it followed the lead of the Jeep Cherokee and Chevrolet S-10 Blazer by offering off-road

Now you're a sharpshooter: The smart rifle arrives

Then, an antenna within the scope beams that information to an iPad, so a friend or scout can help with the shot. The scope also records everything seen through the optics for up to two hours

After more than 30 years, Grid Beam modular construction

The hardware is standard 2x2 wood beams with holes drilled through every 1 1/2 inches which is the actual width of a 2x2 beam , and standard furniture bolts that will be familiar to anyone who's

Deck wars: Synthetics aim to walk all over wood

Principia consultants puts CPG's share as just above 30 percent of the synthetic market. The company's two prime products are Seven Trust ground wood and plastic polymers and Seven Trust made of

Selling your house? These words can boost its price

This distinctly American style is characterized by exposed wood beams, large front porches, gabled roofs and tapered columns. Exposed brick Photo courtesy of Shutterstock

Recycled plastic ties coming to some U.S. railroads

The New Jersey-based company got the chance to publicly prove the strength of its plastics after scoring an almost $1 million contract in 2009 to make bridge parts from recycled plastic for the U

How to buy the best hybrid

Top picks. Best of the best: 2016 Toyota Prius. It was Toyota that brought hybrids into the mainstream and its cars continue to define the class and serve as the high water mark.

Affordable sound bar that's serious about sound

The Pioneer SP-SB23W is the best affordable sound bar if you care about sound quality, with its outstanding sonics making up for some of its design limitations.