| Mar 29, 2014
| 12:16 AM
Enrollments in the nation's healthcare program have nearly concluded, but for states whose insurance exchanges have been crippled by technical problems, a difficult phase is just beginning: potential legal battles and a race to overhaul their systems...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Avoid shady deals and scams, and become a more savvy shopper with a free copy of the “2013 Consumer Action Handbook” from the Federal Citizen Information Center.
The annual 160-page guide, available in English and Spanish, offers tips on...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:04 AM
From dairy giant Land O'Lakes to tiny creameries, the butter business is booming.
Per capita U.S. butter consumption has hit highs not seen in about 40 years. The once demonized fat is downright de rigueur in cooking circles, a star on celebrity chef...
| Aug 10, 2014
ADT's chief innovation officer Arthur Orduña talks into his smartphone to check the security and lights at his Delray Beach home. The ADT app recognizes his voice.
"Security status" he says, receiving confirmation that all is well. "Light status," he...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:33 AM
Boca Raton-based JetSmarter wants to fly away with the consumer market for private jets.
The year-old venture connects consumers with charter jets via a mobile app, bypassing brokers and their fees.
Founder Sergey Petrossov said in the brokerage...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Increasing activity by data hackers has produced millions of victims and one clear winner: the credit monitoring business.
Services with names such as BillGuard and Identity Guard report a surge in sign-ups from people anxious to be protected. Nervous...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Here's a riddle for all you trigonometry fans: What do you call it when a student asks dad or grandma to help them take out a college loan to study advanced math?
Getting someone to co-sign so you can study cosines.
Trust me: Somewhere, a university...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 6:30 PM
When it comes to the "second screen" or co-viewing, television execs think it's just a matter of time.
Digital Kitchen co-founder and president, Don McNeill, said its an inevitability that advertisers and television networks alike will come to embrace...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Many of the world's top phone manufacturers, including Apple and Samsung, announced that they have committed to include basic anti-theft tools for smartphones made after July 2015 for sale in the U.S.
Google, Microsoft, Nokia, HTC and several others...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Google will begin selling a basic version of its Project Ara modular smartphone in January, the company said this week.
Project Ara is an effort by Google to make a smartphone that consumers can customize and upgrade by easily switching modules in and...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Aereo markets itself with the simple motto, "Watch Live TV Online."
The technology is new; the concept, not so much.
The mantra for the digital age has been to give consumers what they want, anywhere and anytime they want it.
But when it comes to...