| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:17 PM
The possibilities were as dizzying as a Tim Howard punt into the muggy Brazilian sky.
If the United States could beat or tie Germany in Thursday's crucial game, it would advance to the knockout round of the World Cup for the fourth time in 64 years....
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:59 PM
The Blackphone, the first smartphone focused on privacy, began shipping Monday. Designed for users primarily concerned about privacy and data protection, the Blackphone carries a high price tag: $629, with no subsidy available through cellphone carriers....
| Jul 2, 2014
As Metra searches for a way to offer wireless Internet access for its increasingly tech-savvy riders, a new study concludes the amenity could help soothe customers irritated by late trains and boost ridership.
Laptops, tablets and other devices that...
| Jul 6, 2014
Restaurant opens in Palm Beach Gardens
The Cooper, Craft Kitchen & Bar has opened for business in Palm Beach Gardens at the PGA Commons.
The Cooper's farm-to-table menu includes burgers, seafood and steaks. Among the menu items are crispy fried olives...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Fresh off the major networks' Supreme Court victory over Aereo, the National Assn. of Broadcasters helpfully pointed Aereo's erstwhile customers to a special offer from Antennas Direct: a free rooftop TV antenna! That's a $130 value, yours (if you're...
| Jun 15, 2014
— The Supreme Court heads into the last two weeks of its annual term Monday seemingly poised to hand down a series of decisions that will come as defeats to President Obama and victories for foes of abortion.
Already this year, the court has...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:03 PM
In the middle of the night, when most Americans are sound asleep, their lights and appliances off, a power hog is wide awake and running at nearly full throttle: the boxes that operate their cable or satellite television service.
The seemingly innocuous...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:57 AM
AT&T Inc. will exclusively carry Amazon.com Inc's long-rumored smartphone that is expected to be launched on Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the plans.
Amazon.com revived speculation about its next major...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Los Angeles school officials are scheduled Tuesday to vote on whether to reappoint a critic of the iPad project to a committee that oversees the spending of school construction bonds.
The Board of Education removed architect Stuart Magruder from...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:03 PM
President Obama pulled up a stool and clutched a microphone Tuesday for a session with entrepreneurs that, but for the lack of an 800 number, could have been an infomercial for nifty gadgets and gizmos.
A quick-alarm app for the cellphone. A credit card...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:03 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Earlier this month, an iPad app called Storehouse received one of Apple's top design awards at its annual developers' conference.
Launched in January, the app aims to make it easier for users to create compelling stories using...