| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:50 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Tuesday.
Here's what we're reading this morning.
* Orlando Sentinel reports that the stae is retreating from Common Core exams being developed by PARCC in favor of a Florida-designed assessment.
| Aug 26, 2013
| 10:00 AM
One of Silicon Valley's favorite hobbies is complaining endlessly about the rise of "patent trolls" and how they're destroying innovation.
And by patent troll, we mean a company that doesn't make anything but just owns a bunch of patents and uses them...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 9:01 AM
(Reuters) - Businessman Mitch Goldstone planned to shell out about $40 at the Red Square restaurant in Las Vegas before heading to a show, but he ended up spending four times that amount because of the alluring pictures of food and drinks on an electronic...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:29 AM
How badly does Microsoft want customers to switch from an iPad to a Surface tablet? Well, it's now willing to pay them to do it.
The Redmond, Wash.-based tech giant has recently rolled out a new promotion that offers customers at least $200 when they go...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:42 PM
Expert in Asian American art
Karin Higa, 47, a specialist in Asian American art who worked for nearly a decade and a half as a curator at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, died Tuesday at her home in L.A., said Russell...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Microsoft had a rough go with the first generation of its Surface tablets, but the company hasn't let those early struggles deter its mission to compete in the tablet market.
The first set of Surface tablets -- the RT and the Pro -- was slow to sell, so...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Microsoft's new Surface 2 Pro went on sale this week, but the tech giant is still trying to clear inventory for its predecessor. And now, it's cut the price of the Surface Pro by another $100 in order to do so.
The Redmond, Wash., company updated one of...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Everyone knows the Internet is all about cats, but Dell may have taken that too literally with one of its new computers.
The Texas company on Wednesday issued one of the funniest customer service notes in the world of tech when it offered to replace a...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
TO: ALL PUBLIC SCHOOL PARENTS
FROM: ALL PUBLIC SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS
RE: SCHOOL SUPPLIES
Greetings, parents! It's hard to believe the new school year is upon us. It seems like only yesterday your children left for vacation and we began our annual...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I used to think the Department of Motor Vehicles was the best place to find a collection of individuals in catatonic states that cannot be broken, even when an employee says, "it will just be a few more minutes."
Then I visited a cellphone repair store....
| Nov 11, 2013
| 10:11 AM
At this rate, shoppers hoping to get in on "Black Friday" deals will have to eat their turkey for lunch, as both Target and Toys R Us announced plans to open Thanksgiving evening.
In its earliest opening ever, Target said it will welcome bargain hunters...