| Jul 10, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Google Maps is making it easier to use the app to bypass traffic jams on the fly and to find highly rated places.
An update Wednesday for the Android version of Google Maps app adds a new discovery feature and the ability to reroute navigation...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 10:21 AM
Haing S. Ngor won an Academy Award for portraying a survivor of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime in the 1984 movie "The Killing Fields," but his own life story offers an equally riveting and dramatic tale.
That's the audience hook for a new stage play...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 11:05 AM
In a move rarely seen in the tech industry, T-Mobile is criticizing rival AT&T for coming up with a new phone upgrade plan that is similar to what it introduced earlier this month.
AT&T on Tuesday introduced "AT&T Next," a plan that lets customers...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 5:52 AM
"The point is, I'm not who I used to be right now." -- Will McAvoy
"The Newsroom" is at its best when its characters fight for what's right and win. "The Genoa Tip" gave us a bunch of plotlines with characters fighting for things. But were they the right...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:05 PM
Restaurants, mom-and-pop shops and other small businesses often face an abundance of frustrating complications during start-up — construction delays and supply shortages being among the top obstacles.
Now, managing online presence is joining the...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Army Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Gantt, whose remains were returned to his widow 63 years after he went missing during the Korean War, will be laid to rest Saturday in Inglewood.
An Army honor guard will escort Joseph’s widow, Clara Gantt, 94, into...
| Nov 7, 2013
We've covered many basic tips here at So Social, such as the importance of adding a profile photo and the reasons to activate subscribers on Facebook. Those are easy and together take about 2 minutes to accomplish.
Now let's move to advanced tips on...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:31 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Pinterest has launched Place Pins, places of interest that users can display on maps to help plan trips and create guides to favorite haunts.
Pinterest Chief Executive Ben Silbermann made the announcement at event Wednesday night at the...
| Nov 24, 2013
It's the thrill of the hunt for great bargains that gets people to leave home on Thanksgiving or in the middle of the night on Black Friday.
If you're one of them, I have tips to help you score and save the most, no matter what day you venture out to...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Sunday is National Coffee Day, which means purveyors of joe around the country are offering scads of deals and discounts on what is arguably America’s favorite drink.
But first, some background on the beverage. Nearly 85% of American adults...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 3:11 PM
You couldn't say the crime is being committed by stealth. Quite the contrary: Tom Wheeler, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, is aiming to slay net neutrality in broad daylight. The murder weapon is a proposal to allow Internet service...