| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:46 PM
To the editor: Every new detail about the iPad debacle underscores Supt. John Deasy’s ineptitude and disrespect for teachers, students and schools. ( "Calls mount for new LAUSD inquiry," Aug. 27, and “Can Supt. Deasy survive iPad fiasco?&...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 5:32 AM
Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan stopped recently in Farmington to visit a major office of the bank's home equity lending business. In the past 18 months, the location has added 200 employees, for a total of 650, most of them in home equity. More...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 2:12 PM
The pitched battle in the state Legislature between ridesharing companies and taxicabs is over, at least for now, and the smartphone-enabled services have emerged little worse for wear. The clear winner, though, was the California Public Utilities...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 7:15 AM
All is fair in love and cell-phone wars.
Thanks to a brutal battle between AT&T and T-Mobile, we foot soldiers get to save big bucks on family phone bills.
The blitz started Super Bowl Sunday.
Tim Tebow kicked off T-Mo's campaign, saying the carrier...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 7:02 PM
If you watch Clayton Kershaw pitch a no-hitter at Dodger Stadium this year, you can pretty much forget about saving your game ticket.
The Dodgers are just about doing away with paper tickets this season.
No longer will season-seat holders get a...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Starbucks customers may soon be able to pre-order their coffee and tip their baristas through their smartphone.
The world's largest coffee-shop operator will test a smartphone service this year that lets customers pre-order their coffees, lattes, ...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Whether you stay or go, it's smart to back up important files, photos and other information from your computer and other electronic devices.
MICROSOFT allows users to store data in the cloud with OneDrive. Once you create a free account, you...
| Jan 19, 2014
A smartphone-based ticket program used in Boston may be in the future for Metra riders as the rail agency's possible response to the CTA's Ventra card, officials say.
Commuters in the Massachusetts Bay area download tickets on their iPhones or Android...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 6:29 AM
If you're shopping for a fuel-efficient space-saving car, make sure to fit the redesigned 2015 Honda Fit onto your list. Even the outgoing car deserved that distinction; it thumped six newer competitors in a seven-car subcompact comparison back in 2012...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:42 AM
With Apple's stock falling more than 8% at one point on Tuesday, activist investor Carly Icahn swooped in and bought another $500 million worth of shares.
"Just bought $500 mln more $AAPL shares," Icahn tweeted. "My buying seems to be going neck-and-...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Sony Corp., a struggling electronics maker trying to regain its once stalwart status, is undertaking a major restructuring that includes the sale of its PC division, a spinoff of its TV business and layoffs of thousands of employees.
The Japanese tech...