| 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...
| May 7, 2013
Q: You have a pretty big audience of friends. I bet they have the some of the same questions for you that I have. When you eat out, do you go with a group of people? Do you order extra dishes just so you can taste them? Do you take notes while you are...
| May 8, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Welcome to the 21st century, where a compass can be used to find the nearest pizza place.
Thanks to Pizza Compass, an app released Tuesday, iPhone users can now turn their smartphones into their own personal guides toward melted cheese, warm crust and...
| May 12, 2013
| 6:30 AM
With this app, collect and organize vacation ideas before your trip, as well as digital memorabilia afterward.
Available for: iOS, Android
What it does: Saves notes, photos, videos, to-do lists, audio, books, music and more to...
| May 16, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Going to a large sporting event usually means you won't have Internet connection until you leave the stadium, but Los Angeles' Staples Center will no longer have that problem.
The arena, which is home to the Lakers, Clippers and the Kings, has been...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:32 PM
A grinning teenage girl confesses to the camera in a YouTube video sponsored by the Howard County Public Library that she checks her texts and emails "an inappropriate number of times a day." With a quick laugh and a shrug, she seems to say, "Who doesn't?...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 11:57 AM
The bullet, of course, is the disastrous rollout of the government's sign-up website for federal health insurance exchanges, which has prevented countless Americans from signing up for health coverage. The dodge was graciously provided by the House...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer, stars of the CBS comedy "Two and a Half Men," have been named the highest-paid TV actors of 2013 by Forbes magazine.
Despite flagging viewership as of late, the show makes most of its dough in syndication, which keeps its...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 10:40 AM
It would take a finely tuned instrument to measure the speed with which a strike by public employees is followed by politicians calling for a ban on this fundamental right of organized labor. Sure enough, the ink wasn't dry on the settlement ending the...