| Jun 15, 2014
— The Supreme Court heads into the last two weeks of its annual term Monday seemingly poised to hand down a series of decisions that will come as defeats to President Obama and victories for foes of abortion.
Already this year, the court has...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Colorado this week became the first state to regulate smartphone rides-on-demand businesses such as Uber.
Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law Thursday measures that mandate drivers pass background checks, vehicles be inspected by mechanics and ride...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:44 PM
With minimal discussion, Los Angeles school officials this week authorized contracts for the purchase of six different laptop computers to determine which device and curriculum works best for high school students.
The approach is a marked contrast to...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Amazon unveiled its first smartphone Wednesday. The Amazon Fire has many of the bells and whistles of other smartphones, with some new twists and with one extra, Amazon-only component: Firefly.
Firefly is a program that allows users to point their...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Skip the expensive butchers and stuffy steakhouses. According to the founder of a new device called the Steaklocker, the process of dry-aging steaks could be a reality in the average home.
A fridge of sorts, the Steaklocker is about the size of a...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Apple is gearing up to enter the smartwatch market with a wearable device to monitor health data set to debut in October, Japanese newspaper Nikkei reported.
The tech giant plans to produce 3-5 million smartwatch device per month -- more than the total...
| Jun 20, 2014
If you're confused by the battle between Uber and traditional cabbies, consider this: Machine Gun Kelly didn't legitimize bank robbing by using cutting-edge technology to persuade bank tellers to hand over the till.
Before Kelly's innovation, bank...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:57 AM
AT&T Inc. will exclusively carry Amazon.com Inc's long-rumored smartphone that is expected to be launched on Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the plans.
Amazon.com revived speculation about its next major...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 11:32 AM
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| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Google wants to be everywhere in your life, all the time.
In a marathon keynote address Wednesday at Google I/O 2014, its annual developers conference, the Mountain View, Calif., company rolled out a mix of new products and updates to older ones....
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:41 AM
Nerves were a little shakier than usual when the 2013-14 school year started in Chicago, as parents and city officials anxiously watched thousands of children heading off to classrooms in unfamiliar neighborhoods because of the district's move to close...