| Aug 25, 2014
| 9:07 PM
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.
| Aug 25, 2014
| 10:57 PM
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...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 3:21 AM
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,...
| Aug 13, 2014
A feminist icon in a genre dominated by male characters, Wonder Woman has always been a pioneer in superhero comics, […]...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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....
| Aug 18, 2014
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...
| Jul 22, 2014
Fifteen years ago in San Diego, IDW wasn’t publishing comics and Comic-Con drew about 45,000 people. How times have changed. […]...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:46 PM
The Maryland Public Service Commission's decision this week to classify the ride-sharing service Uber as a common carrier is probably not the end of the story as to whether the company will continue its operations in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Uber has...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Computer science is getting stunningly close to granting the wish of the Scarecrow, not to mention the needs of the modern soldier.
The Pentagon has long sought what the Wizard of Oz could not manufacture: a brain, or at least an electronic cognition...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Like a kindly uncle, physicist Shin-Tson Wu banters with his students as they work in an optics lab at the University of Central Florida. They become respectfully silent, however, when he sits down at a microscope to peer at the pixels of an iPhone...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Lawmakers have flipped the kill switch again, and legislation nearly defeated by the powerful wireless communications industry appears close to passage.
At stake is a bill that would allow owners to remotely deactivate their smartphones if they are...