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  • Scanning for the best deal

    Scanning for the best deal
    Even though the bar code turned 40 last month, smartphone apps around the world are still trying to figure it out. The ubiquitous block of black lines underscored by numerical coding, now supplemented by radio-frequency tags and the QR code, runs the...
  • Start-up CloudFlare to offer free HTTPS encryptions for websites

    Start-up CloudFlare to offer free HTTPS encryptions for websites
    CloudFlare, a San Francisco start-up that offers cloud-based optimization and online cybersecurity protection, said it plans to offer websites free encrypted HTTPS connections. HTTPS, or Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure, is an encrypted connection...
  • Pennsylvania designer a wrap with the stars

    Liz Rymar, 32, of Huntingdon Valley, Pa., is founder and designer of the fashion brand ellelauri, whose contemporary clothes have been worn by celebrities, including Jessica Alba and Kim Kardashian. The brand has retail stores in Pennsylvania and New...
  • Fox offer for Time Warner could bring out rival suitors

    Fox offer for Time Warner could bring out rival suitors
    Is there a white knight for Time Warner? Time Warner Inc. has made it clear that it does not want to sell itself to Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, rejecting the mogul's $80-billion offer. Still, analysts and industry insiders expect another bid from...
  • Snapchat could become latest start-up to reach a $10-billion valuation

    Last year, Snapchat decided Facebook's $3-billion offer wasn't cool. You know what's cool? $10 billion. The Venice Beach start-up, whose app enables users to send photos and videos that disappear seconds after they're viewed, is reportedly in talks with...
  • Test runtime tag

    Amazon is turning to its consumers to help decide which of the new television shows premiering Friday to add to its programming lineup, democratizing a process that was once reserved for a rarefied group of network executives. The online retailer will...
  • Report: A deal better than the new Amazon Unlimited?

    Report: A deal better than the new Amazon Unlimited?
    InsideHigherEd.com reports that people considering Amazon’s new $120 Amazon Unlimited should consider what columnist Barbara Fister calls a much better deal: a free service that’s been around for decades and has an even larger selection than...
  • Marijuana delivery: Is capitalism turning us into the laziest people on Earth?

    Marijuana delivery: Is capitalism turning us into the laziest people on Earth?
    "It's the balloon theory," Jeff Raber, president of a cannabis testing lab in Pasadena, tells The Times' David Pierson about an unintended effect of Proposition D, which prompted a crackdown by local authorities on storefront marijuana dispensaries in Los...
  • Amazon expands same day delivery in Baltimore

    Amazon expands same day delivery in Baltimore
    Amazon is expanding same-day delivery service in the Baltimore area and five other metropolitan areas, the online retailer said Wednesday. Through "Get It Today," customers can order from more than a million eligible items as late as noon, seven days...
  • Grocery chain tops list of fastest-growing retailers

    Grocery chain tops list of fastest-growing retailers
    A hodge podge of companies --  grocery chain Albertsons, home furnishings e-tailer Wayfair, sportswear brand Under Armour and discount store Five Below -- made the top 10 list of fastest growing retailers, according to an annual report from Stores, a...
  • Helpware: How to really use your DSLR

    The digital single-lens reflex camera I just purchased has an automatic setting that does all the work for an amateur photographer like me. It senses what the scene in the camera's viewfinder requires in terms of aperture, shutter speed, white balance,...