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  • Calls grow for wider inquiry into bidding on L.A. Unified iPad project

    Calls grow for wider inquiry into bidding on L.A. Unified iPad project
    A day after Los Angeles Unified abruptly suspended the contract for its controversial iPad project, there were growing calls for a more thorough investigation into whether the bidding process for the $1-billion program was improperly handled. The...
  • Amazon's 'Transparent' to Premiere September 26 in U.S. and U.K.

    Amazon's new original comedy "Transparent" will premiere on Friday, September 26 in the U.S. and the U.K. through Prime Instant Video, the site announced Wednesday. All ten episodes will be released at once. The series is written, directed and produced...
  • How to become a volunteer money mentor

    The University of Florida Lake County Extension needs volunteers for its Florida Master Money Mentor program, which provides free one-on-one financial coaching. Volunteers will help families and individuals create and track family budgets and promote...
  • Are Supt. John Deasy's days numbered? They should be after cozy iPad deal

    Are Supt. John Deasy's days numbered? They should be after cozy iPad deal
    It sounded like a great idea at the time: L.A. would give students a boost into the 21st century by putting tech directly into their hands. The Los Angeles Unified School District would buy an Apple iPad for every student,  more than 600,000,  each loaded...
  • Steve Bourie: When video poker really isn't

    Steve Bourie: When video poker really isn't
      I remember playing video poker games at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and noticing that it didn't matter what cards I threw away and what cards I kept.  That's because I was playing a Class II Bingo-style slot. That meant that each slot was...
  • 'Twerk', 'selfie' added to Oxford Dictionary

    Oxford Dictionaries Online announced Wednesday that it's embracing terms commonly used in pop culture and across the Internet. Some of the notable additions include "twerking," "selfie" and a slew of Internet abbreviations. While the majority of the new...
  • Now you can shower with your smartphone (You know you want to)

    Now you can shower with your smartphone (You know you want to)
    It's official. We're addicted to our smartphones. You probably already knew that. But if not, here's your proof: There's now a water-proof shower cap for your smartphone. A London-based Kickstarter campaign reached its bare-bones funding goal mere...
  • Letters: iPads won't cure what ails LAUSD

    Re "Giving Apples to students," Aug. 28 As W.C. Fields said, "Never give a sucker an even break." Los Angeles Unified School District Supt. John Deasy and his friends at Apple are taking the working-class parents of Los Angeles for suckers by pushing...
  • Starbucks adds tipping to new iPhone app

    Starbucks adds tipping to new iPhone app
    Starbucks doesn't want you to forget about your baristas. The coffee giant is launching an updated mobile app for iPhone users with a new tipping feature.  The app, coming March 19, will allow users to leave a tip at more than 7,000 Starbucks stores...
  • New Hungry Fan smartphone app could be the Yelp of stadium food

    New Hungry Fan smartphone app could be the Yelp of stadium food
    When you're at a ballgame, finding something decent to eat is often a challenge. And any foodie sports fan knows you have to be well fed in order to fully enjoy any spectator sport. And now, there's an app for that. Hungry Fan, a new smartphone app that...
  • As Apple stock drops, Carl Icahn buys $500 million more in shares

    With Apple's stock falling more than 8% at one point on Tuesday, activist investor Carly Icahn swooped in and bought another $500 million worth of shares.  "Just bought $500 mln more $AAPL shares," Icahn tweeted. "My buying seems to be going neck-and-...