| 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...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
BEIJING — Want to engrave a few words in Chinese on your new iPad? No problem — Apple offers consumers in mainland China free personalization. Just don't get too political.
Say you type in the Dalai Lama's name in Chinese characters into...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 10:33 AM
T-Mobile announced that it will sell iPads capable of connecting to LTE networks at the same price as iPads that can only connect to Wi-Fi networks, essentially offering customers a $130 discount on the Apple tablets.
The Seattle-based carrier said...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 1:42 PM
In an early win for BlackBerry, a start-up co-founded by Ryan Seacrest has been banned from selling its iPhone keyboard.
BlackBerry sued Typo Products in January, alleging that Typo's iPhone case -- which includes a physical keyboard -- copies...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Advocates of a free and open Internet could see this coming, but today's ruling from a Washington appeals court striking down the FCC's rules protecting the open net was worse than the most dire forecasts. It was "even more emphatic and disastrous than...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 8:04 PM
These are the top deals from the newspaper ads on Sunday, Feb. 23.
Dollar Tree: Light bulbs
A three-pack of Sunbeam 60-watt incandescent bulbs are, like everything else at this store, just a buck.
Target: Gift card offers
Buy three U by Kotex...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Marty Tudor's 19-year-old daughter has just left for a semester of study in the Netherlands, which is very cool.
What's not cool is that AT&T told Tudor it wouldn't unlock her iPhone 5 so she could use it with a local service while abroad, even though...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Apple will likely introduce a new Apple TV set-top box in the first half of 2014, according to a report Thursday.
The Cupertino, Calif., tech giant's upcoming Apple TV will feature a new app store, according to 9to5Mac, a tech news site known for its...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:00 AM
This morning much of the tech world is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the original Macintosh computer.
It was Jan. 24, 1984, when a young Steve Jobs -- sporting a goofy bow tie -- stepped onto a stage in Cupertino, Calif., and unveiled the...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 8:41 AM
TOKYO (Reuters) - Panasonic Corp and Japan's other mid-tier camera makers have a battle on their hands to win over a smartphone "selfie" generation to mirrorless cameras that held such promise when they were launched around five years ago.
| Dec 30, 2013
| 4:31 PM
After coping with the June shutdown of the San Onofre nuclear power plant near San Clemente, the fallout from a fatal 2010 explosion of a natural gas pipeline in the Bay Area and a batch of consumer protection issues, the state's Public Utilities...