| Jan 27, 2013
Whether you're looking for a cruise or looking to find more enjoyment from your trip on the high seas, apps can help. Here are some favorites from experts on the cruise industry. All of the apps work with iOS devices (iPhones, iPod Touches and iPads), and...
| 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...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Layovers don't have to be a pain in the derričre. This app points you to short-term hotel stays, tours and travel deals to help you fill the hours.
Name: Smart Layover
Available for: Android, BlackBerry, iOS
What it does: Shows travelers on long...
| Jun 23, 2013
Has a last-minute travel emergency left you frustrated with logistics such as ground transportation or airport navigation? Do you stress about storm updates when traveling by car? Perhaps an unexpected flight delay has left you stranded and bored. Take...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:33 AM
If you've ever wanted to pretend to be James Bond on the abandoned island he travels to in "SkyFall," you can now do so thanks to Google Street View.
The island of Hashima, near Nagasaki, Japan, was home to a coal mining facility that housed 5,000...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 1:52 PM
Facebook announced that it plans to introduce a new system next week that will remove ads from appearing on a wider range of Pages and Groups that some users may find offensive.
The Menlo Park giant announced the change after a campaign earlier this...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:34 PM
LAS VEGAS — For a corpse, the International Consumer Electronics Show was pretty lively.
The 2013 trade show, which ended a four-day run Friday, attracted a record 3,250 exhibitors and was on pace to match last year's 156,000 in attendance despite...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Terry Musika, an accountant and expert witness who worked in business fraud and patent damages claims, died of pancreatic cancer Dec. 18 at his Hunt Valley home. He was 64.
The co-founder of Invotex, a Fells Point business, he was a legal economics...
| Jan 28, 2013
Adela Cepeda stepped adroitly along her path to become one of the city's most prominent Latina businesswomen. But she walked it on her own, rather than as part of the power couple she and her husband were once well on their way to becoming.