| Dec 25, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Critics and early viewers agree that "The Interview" is less than a masterpiece. But thanks to threats from hackers that nearly derailed its release, it has become an event.
Hundreds of theaters Thursday, from The Edge 8 in Greenville, Alabama, to...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Yahoo Inc struck a deal with Firefox maker Mozilla Corp to replace Google Inc as the default search engine on the Firefox Web browser in the United States, a move that Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer said will help boost its flagging search market...
| Jan 18, 2015
Terror groups such as the Islamic State have a secret weapon when it comes to recruiting teens, but it's probably not what you think.
It's a solid social media strategy, the kind anyone with even limited knowledge of online demographics could put...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 12:15 PM
Google will stop selling its Internet-connected eyewear to consumers until the company can develop a more polished and affordable version that's less likely to be viewed as a freakish device.
The sales moratorium on the nearly 2-year-old "Explorer"...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Google Inc. is planning a major expansion in Playa Vista, and some see this as further proof that Silicon Beach, or Silicon Valley South, is only going to attract more companies and tech talent to the Westside.
This is great news and a welcome...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 9:32 PM
The real-time traffic app Waze has earned the ire of the Los Angeles Police Department, which contends the app jeopardizes the lives of police officers.
In a Dec. 30 letter to Google, which acquired Waze in 2013, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck wrote that by...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Hard to believe it was just a few years ago when we first heard about Google Glass, the breakthrough in augmented-reality eyeglasses. And today — what a marvel! — millions of us wear this futuristic headgear to surf the Web,...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 8:40 AM
China is blocking VPN services that let users skirt online censorship of popular websites such as Google and Facebook amid a wider crackdown on online information, tech companies and specialists said Friday.
The virtual private network provider Golden...
| Jan 13, 2015
Cartoonist Kate Beaton, the author of 2011's acclaimed “Hark! A Vagrant” and the wildly popular webcomic on which it is […]...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 7:50 PM
Veteran Los Angeles drivers who know the shortcuts between the San Fernando Valley and the neighborhoods over the hills to the south still find the steep, zig-zagging side streets of Sherman Oaks daunting. Make one wrong turn, residents joke, and you will...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 7:45 PM
Google is planning to sell wireless phone service directly to consumers using the networks of Sprint and T-Mobile, according to reports published Wednesday.
If everything falls into place, Google Inc. could offer discounted wireless data plans that...