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  • Audit says $2.1 million in L.A. school computers unaccounted for

    Audit says $2.1 million in L.A. school computers unaccounted for
    The Los Angeles Unified School District was unable to account for $2.1 million in recently purchased computers, mostly iPads, according to a recent audit performed by the school system's inspector general. District officials, however, said they found...
  • 'Console Wars' revisits the '90s clash between Sega and Nintendo

    In the "console wars" of the early 1990s, I was in the trenches. Joystick in hand, I fought under the banner of Super Mario for Nintendo against the evil Sega and its not-so-super Sonic the Hedgehog. At least, that was how it felt in elementary school....
  • China targets own operating system to take on likes of Microsoft, Google

    China targets own operating system to take on likes of Microsoft, Google
    China could have a new homegrown operating system by October to take on imported rivals such as Microsoft Corp, Google Inc and Apple Inc, Xinhua news agency said on Sunday. Computer technology became an area of tension between China and the United States...
  • Top L.A. Unified officials worked with Apple/Pearson before iPad deal

    Top L.A. Unified officials worked with Apple/Pearson before iPad deal
    Senior Los Angeles school district officials, including Supt. John Deasy, had a close working relationship with Apple and Pearson executives before these companies won the key contract for a $1-billion effort to provide computers to every student in the...
  • New T-Mobile family plan: Four lines with 10 gigs of 4G data for $100 a month

    New T-Mobile family plan: Four lines with 10 gigs of 4G data for $100 a month
    T-Mobile is cranking up the heat on AT&T, offering a new no-contract family plan offering 10 gigs of shared 4G data for four for $100 a month. The carrier's new Simple Choice Family Plan offers unlimited talk, text and data with 10 gigs of 4G LTE data...
  • Hewlett-Packard's quarterly sales top expectations, but profit declines

    PALO ALTO, California Buoyed by a big increase in its personal computer business, tech giant Hewlett-Packard on Wednesday reported third-quarter sales that exceeded what Wall Street had forecast but its profit slumped from the same period last year....
  • Apple ramps up spending on R&D

    As rumors swirl about new Apple products that may be on the way, one thing is for sure: The company is doubling down on R&D. The Cupertino, Calif.-based company has shifted research and development into overdrive this year, spending $1.6 billion in the...
  • Rekha Basu: Recreational pot industry purveys a legal Rocky Mountain high

    Six months ago, Bill Zweitzig, a 38-year-old jazz musician and glass blower, moved his family from Pennsylvania to Colorado to sell something he had experience selling: marijuana. This time, though, he's on salary and doesn't risk arrest. "I've got three...
  • Inside GameStop's ROC, the hub for a multibillion-dollar used electronics business

    GRAPEVINE, Texas Inside the ROC, the heartbeat of the consumer electronics industry can be felt. At one end of the 182,000-square-foot facility, boxes roll in day and night, bringing thousands of video games, gaming consoles, smartphones and tablets sold...
  • Taiwan growth outlook brightens as factories gear up for smartphone demand

    Taiwan growth outlook brightens as factories gear up for smartphone demand
    The launch of new tech products such as Apple's iPhone 6 will help Taiwan remain one of Asia's stronger exporters, bolstering its economic prospects this year amid a patchy global recovery. After the government raised Taiwan's GDP outlook for 2014 last...
  • Sprint cancels Framily, rolls out new data pricing plan

    Sprint Corp. is killing its Framily discount plan and launching new pricing that tries to attract customers by doubling the data that rival carriers offer smartphone users. New chief executive Marcelo Claure announced the shift Monday afternoon. "There'...