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  • LAUSD abruptly cancels $1-billion iPad program

    Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy canceled the $1-billion program to provide all students with an iPad after public records showed he and his top deputy had developed a relationship with the vendors two years prior to the bidding. Recently released...
  • 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...
  • Gov. Brown signs bill mandating 'kill switches' on smartphones

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed into law a first-in-the-nation requirement that smartphones sold in California eventually be equipped with “kill switches” that allow owners to remotely render them useless if stolen, in reaction to a spate of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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....
  • 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...
  • Gloucester weekly crime log

    On George Washington Memorial Highway A traffic stop on Aug. 17 at 3:06 p.m. in the area of Town & Country Center resulted in Andrew Allen Ash, Jr., 27, of Hayes, being charged with violating a restricted license and expired state registration. 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...
  • 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...
  • With One M8, HTC gives smartphone users a choice: Android or Windows?

    It’s hard to get excited about using the Windows Phone operating system instead of Android or Apple’s iOS. There’s a long list of official apps that can’t be downloaded, including YouTube, Snapchat, Dropbox and Lyft. But...