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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 requiring cellphone 'kill switches'

    Gov. Jerry Brown and California lawmakers addressed technology's dark side Monday, with Brown approving a requirement for "kill switches'' on smartphones and legislators requesting new protection for victims of revenge porn and identity theft. A...
  • Deasy canceled iPad program after records showed ties to vendors

    Deasy canceled iPad program after records showed ties to vendors
    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...
  • 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...
  • Tom Hanks' new app an homage to manual typewriters

    Tom Hanks' new app an homage to manual typewriters
    A new app for the iPad aims to recreate the nostalgic sense of typing on a manual typewriter, but ramped up to meet the demands of digital-age word processing. The brainchild of Oscar-winning actor and collector of vintage typewriters Tom Hanks, the app,...
  • Wonder Woman visits Gotham in Gail Simone’s ‘Sensation Comics’ No. 1

     
    A feminist icon in a genre dominated by male characters, Wonder Woman has always been a pioneer in superhero comics, […]...
  • Could Kim Kardashian's video game make more money than a hit movie?

    Could Kim Kardashian's video game make more money than a hit movie?
    In the latest video game sensation, the player encounters an attractive stranger at a bar and must make a difficult choice: flirt or network. The goal: climb the Hollywood food chain and transform from a starving no-name to a rich-and-famous A-lister....
  • Here comes Entrepreneur Barbie

    Here comes Entrepreneur Barbie
    Lego's groundbreaking female scientists set sold out almost immediately after it was released this month. But never fear, fans of feminist toys: A new Barbie doll, now in stock, is also shattering the plastic ceiling. Yes, that swan-necked, thigh-gapped...
  • IDW at 15: Ted Adams, Chris Ryall talk growth, risks, Comic-Con

     
    Fifteen years ago in San Diego, IDW wasn’t publishing comics and Comic-Con drew about 45,000 people. How times have changed. […]...