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  • L.A. Unified halts contract for iPads

     L.A. Unified halts contract for iPads
    L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy suspended future use of a contract with Apple on Monday that was to provide iPads to all students in the nation's second-largest school system amid mounting scrutiny of the $1-billion-plus effort. The suspension comes...
  • Hewlett-Packard recalls six million power cords over fire hazard

    Hewlett-Packard recalls six million power cords over fire hazard
    Hewlett-Packard Co is recalling about 6 million computer power cords after 29 reports of the cords melting or charring, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Tuesday. The recalled item, the LS-15 AC power cord, was distributed with Hewlett-...
  • Best Buy says sales to fall as more shoppers buy online

    Best Buy says sales to fall as more shoppers buy online
    (Reuters) - Best Buy Co Inc, the largest U.S. consumer electronics retailer, said same-store sales were expected to fall and higher discounting would erode margins in the second half of the year. Best Buy's shares fell as much as 7 percent on Tuesday...
  • Internet banking still No. 1 but slips in popularity

    Internet banking still No. 1 but slips in popularity
    Consumers are banking less often on desktop computers, as an increasing number of people turn to mobile phones, ATMs and even branches to handle their finances, a survey released last week shows. Asked which methods they "use most often" to manage their...
  • Smartphone app reveals the politics in your shopping cart

    Herbal tea, Clorox wipes and Skippy peanut butter have a little blue in them, while Folgers coffee and Campbell's soup are as red as their labels. Finding out where your favorite brands lie on the political spectrum is now as easy as scanning bar...
  • U.S. tech firms under increasing scrutiny in China

    The Silicon Valley economy is hot these days, but U.S. tech firms are feeling a chill in China. Anti-monopoly investigators have raided Microsoft's China offices, and the government has banned Windows 8 from state computers. San Diego-based chip maker...
  • Q&A: SanDisk CEO Sanjay Mehrotra on flash and its 3-D future

    MILPITAS, Calif. SanDisk was founded in 1988 by three immigrants from different countries who championed the possibilities of flash memory, and those founders have helped guide the company to the top of the industry. After leading the company for its...
  • LAUSD officials had close ties with Apple, Pearson execs, records show

    Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy and his chief deputy developed a special relationship with executives from the companies that won a key technology contract, records show, raising new questions about the bidding process in a $1-billion effort to...
  • 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...
  • New College Football Hall of Fame a treat for fans of the sport

    New College Football Hall of Fame a treat for fans of the sport
    The college football season doesn't officially kick off until later this week, but fans looking to brush up on the history and pageantry of the sport need look no further than Atlanta. The new College Football Hall of Fame held its grand opening...
  • '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....