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  • 'Halo' Spawns Second Project From Xbox Entertainment

    Videogame mega-franchise "Halo" is getting the creative juices flowing over at Xbox Entertainment Studios, which disclosed a new project Wednesday. In addition to a previously announced series with executive producer Steven Spielberg, the programming arm...
  • Microsoft: Start menu coming back to Windows

    SAN FRANCISCO In an apparent effort to shore up support for its Windows software, Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced at a developer conference here that it's bringing back the Start menu and will offer certain versions of its operating system for...
  • Microsoft dice que Windows será gratuito para teléfonos y tabletas pequeñas

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp informó el miércoles que entregará su sistema operativo Windows a los fabricantes de teléfonos inteligentes y tabletas pequeñas mientras busca afirmarse en esos mercados de rápido crecimiento. La movida de...
  • Amazon's Fire TV device builds on Prime streaming service

    NEW YORK Amazon.com Inc. unveiled a $99 television set-top box Wednesday, offering viewers voice-controlled search and a wide variety of casual gaming not found in rival streaming-media gadgets. The slim, square Amazon Fire TV enters a crowded field that...
  • With Fire TV, Amazon aims to sever Prime viewers from streaming competitors

    NEW YORK Amazon.com Inc. on Wednesday unveiled the Amazon Fire TV, its new set-top box. The slim, square device, priced at $99, goes on sale Wednesday, entering a crowded field that includes Apple TV, Google Chromecast and Roku. Peter Larsen, a vice...
  • Economist: Bay Area jobs surge creating 'superstar' economy of haves, have-nots

    The economic surge in the San Francisco Bay Area and other parts of California that's being led by the tech boom could create a "superstar" economy of haves and have-nots, an economist said in connection with a new economic forecast released Wednesday....
  • Sound Advice: 'Fly' at home with flight simulator

    Q. On your Facebook page there is a picture of you at the controls of what looks to be a large airplane. Is that an actual plane you are flying? K.T., San Jose, Calif. A. It's a full-motion Boeing 737-800 flight simulator. I flew it in Las Vegas through...
  • Tech Q&A: TV providers make it tough to record onto DVDs

    QUESTION: My VCR-DVD recorder now appears to be blocked by DirecTV from recording TV shows on a DVD. All channels display the message, "Copy Protected. Can Not Record." Should I toss out my DVD recorder and get a DVR (digital video recorder)? Bob...
  • Caterpillar avoided $2.4 billion in taxes, senator says

    WASHINGTON — Sen. Carl Levin, saying it was "long past time" to ensure that multinational U.S. corporations pay taxes on their overseas profits, took Caterpillar Inc. to task for an offshore strategy that helped the company avoid $2.4 billion in...
  • Microsoft to Give Xbox One Owners Control of their DVRs through Mobile Devices

    Microsoft plans to make the content you record and store on your Xbox One accessible on mobile devices later this year. The Xbox division announced Tuesday morning an update of its SmartGlass app that will add control of the DVR found inside the Xbox One...
  • Westside mansion sells for $102 million, highest Southland price

    After an international bidding war, a Westside mansion often described as a French palace has changed hands for $102 million, making it the most expensive residential sale ever recorded in Southern California. As is often the case with high-end...