| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Taboola, a New York online advertising and publishing start-up, has acquired Pasadena-based rival Perfect Market.
The terms of the sale were not disclosed but the acquisition brings together two start-ups that provide services for increasing traffic and...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:40 AM
Originally, mobile phones were the size, shape and heft of your average brick. People would walk down the street yelling, "Guess where I'm calling from!" into the mouthpiece.
Now we have "smartphones." Ironically, it's the user who has to be smart to...
| 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...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
For the last year, Charlie Wynkoop has been tracking his exercise with a digital fitness device he wears on his wrist and syncs with his smartphone.
"If you pass your goal, it plays some da-da! music to make you feel good about yourself," says the 56-...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:12 PM
As the father of 2-year-old twins, I'll readily concede that small children can be loud, unpredictable, distracting, mean, insufferable little tyrants. In fact, I'll concede it so readily that I don't have to be told as much by the fine diners smugly...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The developers behind "World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition" often hear the same familiar line from Xbox owners who've downloaded and played the online tank combat game.
"They say, 'OK, this demo is great, but when is it actually coming out?' And we're...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:05 AM
On its quest to get its technology on as many of your devices as possible, Shazam has released a new version of its audio-identification service built for Apple computers.
Shazam for Mac, available now on the Web and the Apple App Store, marks the...
| 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. […]...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Thirty years after Apple took thinly veiled potshots at IBM in the now-famous 1984 Super Bowl commercial, the two companies are making nice.
Tech giants Apple and IBM announced a partnership Tuesday to work together to provide business-centered apps...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Illinois Tollway motorists won’t exactly be guinea pigs, but they will be used to help test new technologies, including smartphones to pay for tolls, officials said today.
Tollway officials approved construction of a test zone along the southbound...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 9:58 AM
Like "2001: A Space Odyssey," Jake Kasdan's "Sex Tape" is a grim cautionary fable about the evils of technology, in this case pitting its desperate protagonists against an unseen force people refer to as "the cloud."
Unlike "2001," it's also a stupid,...