Stories by Gopika Vaidya

Amazon hosts 'Ginger' page, intends to sell mystery device

For the past two weeks, the information technology world has debated what a mysterious device known as Ginger is. After inventor Dean Kamen's company DEKA Research filed a patent application, reports have filtered in of it being a motorized vehicle, similar to the scooters teenagers are zooming around on these days.

Toshiba outfits laptops with fingerprint reader

Toshiba and Identix on Monday announced the release of the Toshiba PC Card Fingerprint Reader, which will allow users to log on to their Toshiba laptops by placing a finger in the device.