| Aug 27, 2014
| 8:30 AM
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...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 9:25 AM
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...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 3:38 PM
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...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 10:33 AM
T-Mobile announced that it will sell iPads capable of connecting to LTE networks at the same price as iPads that can only connect to Wi-Fi networks, essentially offering customers a $130 discount on the Apple tablets.
The Seattle-based carrier said...
| 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...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 1:42 PM
In an early win for BlackBerry, a start-up co-founded by Ryan Seacrest has been banned from selling its iPhone keyboard.
BlackBerry sued Typo Products in January, alleging that Typo's iPhone case -- which includes a physical keyboard -- copies...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Advocates of a free and open Internet could see this coming, but today's ruling from a Washington appeals court striking down the FCC's rules protecting the open net was worse than the most dire forecasts. It was "even more emphatic and disastrous than...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 10:27 AM
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...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:04 AM
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...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 1:16 PM
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...
| Aug 31, 2013
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...