| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:42 AM
Carmakers are tapping smartphone technology to spruce up low-cost city cars and try to get an edge in a market that has grown to account for almost 10 percent of new car sales in austerity-scarred Europe.
The Opel Adam Rocks, the new Peugeot 108, the...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Top tech executives, including BlackBerry Chief Executive John Chen and Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt are in town this week for a two-day technology and media conference.
Oasis: The Montgomery Summit -- for a decade known as the Montgomery...
| Feb 16, 2014
Employment in South Florida's technology sector can be a roller-coaster experience, with workers riding the ups and downs of changing businesses and technologies.
When companies shrink, affecting the local market, it's "a little frustrating sometimes,"...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 2:37 PM
John Chen is not pleased with T-Mobile.
BlackBerry's new chief executive took to the company's blog to slam the wireless carrier, which last week targeted BlackBerry users in an email offer that encouraged them to switch to the iPhone 5s.
Chen said he...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 6:01 PM
T-Mobile, which got into a bit of trouble with BlackBerry a few days ago when it encouraged its BlackBerry users to switch to the iPhone 5s, is trying to make amends.
The wireless carrier said in a blog post that starting this Friday, it will offer a...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Facebook is acquiring mobile messaging company WhatsApp for about $16 billion, plus $3 billion in stock grants, as the social-networking firm looks to boost the overall time users spend on its properties.
The price tag for the deal -- the biggest for...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:57 AM
More and more tech companies are rolling out smartwatches, the latest in high-tech gear that, in terms of design, only gadget-lovers can appreciate.
But now there is another option for regular consumers looking for both style and function.
| Feb 20, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Google is bringing awareness to global deforestation with a new website that lets users see how the world's forests have been being cut down since 2000.
The Silicon Valley tech giant has partnered with the World Resources Institute and numerous other...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:29 AM
After the coffee. Before yelling at Sprint to replace my BlackBerry.
The Skinny: My BlackBerry's bad habit of freezing went from annoying to unacceptable when it froze in the middle of the night and my alarm didn't go off. And yes, I still have a...
| 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...