| Jan 29, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Amazon.com is reportedly planning to offer small and mid-size retail businesses a checkout system that would use the company's Kindle tablets to process payments, a report Wednesday said.
The Seattle online retailer could have the checkout system...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Shooters armed with assault rifles and some knowledge of electrical utilities have prompted new worries on the vulnerability of California's vast power grid.
A 2013 attack on an electric substation near San Jose that nearly knocked out Silicon Valley'...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Apple will come out with two new iPhone models this year, and each one will feature a larger screen, according to a report Thursday.
The Cupertino tech giant will release a version of its flagship device that features a screen larger than 4.5 inches and...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:29 PM
WASHINGTON — The alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks has written a rambling, deeply religious manifesto that suggests Muslims should not use violence to spread Islam — a sharp departure from his earlier boasts of waging...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:08 AM
It didn't take long for Apple's fingerprint scanner to get a follower: HTC reportedly will announce a device with a similar feature next week.
The Wall Street Journal reports that on Oct. 15, the Taiwanese phone maker will unveil the HTC One Max, a...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Snapchat has spurned a $3-billion cash offer from Facebook, holding out for a larger bid or an investment in the company, according to a report that cited unnamed sources.
The Wall Street Journal says the messaging service is currently entertaining a...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Apple may have finalized a deal with China Mobile, that nation's largest carrier, to sell the iPhone.
Such a deal would give Apple access to China Mobile's 700 million customers for the first time. Though analysts have been predicting such a deal was...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:13 AM
The Wall Street Journal is reporting: More than one in six men in thier prime working years of ages 25 to 54, a total of 10.4 million, don't have jobs. The trend has been building for decades, according to government data. In the early 1970s, just 6...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:31 PM
This article originally ran in print on March 7, 2012.
The international group of computer hackers known as Anonymous lost some of its mystery Tuesday with the arrest of five men, including a 27-year-old Chicagoan, said to be connected to a clique of...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Apple has purchased Topsy, a Twitter analytics firm, for $200 million.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple has acquired the company, which is known for its extensive data of Twitter information. Topsy is capable of tracking what users are...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 8:13 AM
HTC and Microsoft, two companies that have been struggling to keep up with their rivals in the smartphone race, are reportedly working on next-generation wearable technology.
Reports this week say the two tech companies are working on wearable gadgets...