| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 5:53 AM
The wireless wars continue.
That's wonderful, because as long as carriers keep fighting for your business, you'll keep saving big bucks.
Last month, T-Mobile and AT&T offered savings on family plans. Sprint and Verizon the largest carrier, have...
| 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...