| May 28, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Back in the early days of feminism -- the 1970s -- the theme song of the wife who had a career outside the home was the Enjoli perfume commercial:
I can bring home the bacon,
Fry it up in the pan,
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:01 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Los Angeles entrepreneur Jason Calacanis is back with a new mobile news app that summarizes articles in 300 characters –- or about 40 words –- or less.
His bet: With more people hoovering up news while on the go, they need a...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 11:13 AM
BlackBerry's 2013 ended on a rough note, as the struggling phone maker accounted for less than 0.5% of U.S. smartphone sales during the fourth quarter, according to a report.
The dismal sales figures came despite the introduction of the Blackberry 10...
| Apr 30, 2014
As we near the end of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, by now you've likely heard at least some of the many statistics showing how smartphone use while driving is fraught with danger for motorists, their passengers and everyone around them.......
| Feb 25, 2014
Sync is the voice-activated central command system used to connect mobile devices, entertainment and emergency services within Ford's lineup of cars, trucks and SUVs. Though developed by Ford, at the core of Sync is Microsoft's Windows Embedded Automotive...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:01 PM
With incessant reports of impending doom, BlackBerry is in full-fledged damage-control mode, seeking to reassure the public that it is still healthy despite "challenging times."
The company made an unusual move this week, writing an open letter to its...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 3:49 AM
Get a free Android smartphone valued at up to $599 from Domino's Pizza to celebrate the chain's new app.
Sign up for a two-year service agreement or upgreade through Verizon, Sprint or T-Mobile and choose from several models of BlackBerry Curves,...
| Apr 28, 2013
You know the zombies that pop back to life even after you stab them with a pitchfork? It's the same with smartphones.
That's the bitter lesson I learned after returning home from Greenland and getting a $1,106 bill from Sprint for international data...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
In its first season, "Homeland" hinged on the premise that Marine Sgt. Nicholas Brody (Damian Lewis) had been turned while held captive by Al Qaeda and, now back in the States, was planning a terrorist attack. Nobody believed that war hero Brody would...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 12:00 PM
AUSTIN, Texas — In Neil Gaiman's passport case, on a scrap of paper beside his green card, are two verses of an unfinished work called "Pirate Stew."
"I assume it's for kids," Gaiman said. "But it's only two verses... and it just sits there, and...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Some offers are really not too good to be true.
The July issue of ShopSmart magazine is all about freebies, and the Consumer Reports publication says plenty are out there this summer if you know where to look.
ShopSmart says it has found dozens of way...