| 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 12, 2014
| 3:48 PM
The Tesla Model S just became the world’s first open-source car.
Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla Motors Inc., said Thursday that he was opening up the electric car company’s patents to all comers.
“Technology leadership is not...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 7:00 AM
When T-Mobile announced the other day that it would exempt streaming music services from its wireless data caps, I thought it was the best reason yet for Washington to stop the company from being swallowed up by Sprint. But some consumer advocates thought...
| 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 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...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:17 PM
The possibilities were as dizzying as a Tim Howard punt into the muggy Brazilian sky.
If the United States could beat or tie Germany in Thursday's crucial game, it would advance to the knockout round of the World Cup for the fourth time in 64 years....
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Want to be a YouTube star? There's a convention for that.
About 18,000 video content creators, viral video stars and their fans are expected to pack the Anaheim Convention Center for the fifth annual VidCon.
The three-day conference, which kicked...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:54 PM
If Watson, IBM's cognitive computer and "Jeopardy!" winner, were taking notes while working with students at Ohio State University this summer or dreaming up another barbecue sauce recipe, it'd probably reach for a Livescribe 3 smartpen.
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:59 PM
The Blackphone, the first smartphone focused on privacy, began shipping Monday. Designed for users primarily concerned about privacy and data protection, the Blackphone carries a high price tag: $629, with no subsidy available through cellphone carriers....
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:45 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...