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  • Smartphone 'kill switch' bill mugged by telecom industry

    Smartphone 'kill switch' bill mugged by telecom industry
    In truth, I wouldn't know a smartphone "kill switch" from a typewriter shift key. But I do know strong special interest influence when I smell it. I'm not saying that every state senator who voted against a bill to require kill switches as theft...
  • La Cañada Crime: Golf cart stolen

    La Cañada Crime: Golf cart stolen
    La Cañada April 22 Burglary, commercial: 4400 block of Oak Grove Drive. A deputy, working as a school resource officer at La Cañada High School, was informed that an iPad, MacBook and several personal items had been taken from the school sometime...
  • Samsung closing gap on Apple in tablet market

    Samsung closing gap on Apple in tablet market
    When it comes to tablets, Apple remains the dominant leader, but rival Samsung is catching up. Apple iPad sales fell from 19.5 million during the first quarter of 2013 to 16.4 million during that period this year. At the same, Samsung grew its tablet...
  • Vice to Launch Digital Sports Channel, 4 New Original Shows

    Vice, the hipster digital media company and studio aimed at Gen Y audiences, is set to launch a sports channel this summer -- promising a journalistic deep-dive into drama on and off the field -- and announced that it has four new series in the works....
  • Samsung ordered to pay Apple just $120 million for infringing patents

    Samsung ordered to pay Apple just $120 million for infringing patents
    SAN JOSE — A federal jury has handed a symbolic victory to Samsung by ordering the South Korean smartphone maker to pay only a fraction of the damages that Apple had requested in the rivals' high-profile patent trial. After several days of...
  • American Standard unveils latest smart toilet with bidet

     American Standard unveils latest smart toilet with bidet
    Will Americans, who are notoriously bidet-shy, embrace a $4,200 smart toilet with integrated washing system? Yoshiaki Fujimori, chief executive of Japan's Lixil Corp., thinks so. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal this week, Fujimori said he...
  • Beats buy is Apple's play for new cool

     Beats buy is Apple's play for new cool
    In agreeing to pay $3 billion to acquire Beats, Apple Inc. is betting that two music industry insiders can help restore some of its fading cool among young consumers while also helping it reinvent a troubled digital music business. The largest deal in...
  • Allstate testing smartphone app to monitor drivers' habits

    Allstate testing smartphone app to monitor drivers' habits
    Allstate Corp. said Thursday it is testing a smartphone application that is collecting drivers' habits. The application is being tested a few states so far, the Northbrook-based company's CEO said at a conference. Allstate currently has a driver-...
  • China's famed Hai Di Lao brings its hot pot to San Gabriel Valley

    China's famed Hai Di Lao brings its hot pot to San Gabriel Valley
    What is it like to eat at Hai Di Lao, the Ferrari of Chinese hot pot restaurants, to assemble your dipping sauce from an infinite bank of possibilities, to swish your bits of meat and fish through your own pot of seasoned broth instead of having to endure...
  • Steve Ballmer 'personable,' 'intense,' but legacy at Microsoft mixed

    Steve Ballmer 'personable,' 'intense,' but legacy at Microsoft mixed
    That Steve Ballmer is buying a sports franchise is no surprise to anyone who worked with him over the many decades he was at Microsoft. As a boy, born and raised in Detroit, he badly wanted to play basketball, but ended up a manager for his high...
  • Apple shows off OSX 10 Yosemite, iOS 8 and new programming language

    Apple shows off OSX 10 Yosemite, iOS 8 and new programming language
    Apple Inc. announced updates to its mobile and desktop operating systems Monday at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. Apple CEO Tim Cook said the updates were designed to help the company's devices "all work together in harmony....