| Dec 1, 2013
| 11:10 AM
The Thanksgiving and Black Friday back-to-back shopping events proved to be more popular with Americans than they were last year, according to industry data.
The National Retail Federation pegged the number of unique shoppers Thursday through Sunday...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Some vendors in China, the largest marketplace for bitcoin, have stopped accepting the unregulated digital currency after the government there warned against its use, state media reported.
Baidu, an online search engine and Web services company, said it...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: I have been a high school teacher for six years and had expected to continue for many years more. But the budget problems of public education have caused me to consider a career move. I have strong managerial skills, computer competence and an...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 9:30 AM
NEW YORK — She knew they were waiting to hear from her — Channing Tatum's millions of fans.
It had been more than an hour since LaQuishe Wright had posted a photo of the actor on his Twitter account, dressed in a suit "Headed to the...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Social media have proved to be a powerful recruitment resource for companies. A recent CareerBuilder survey found that the 39 percent of hiring managers research candidates via social media to find out more about them. In a recent article in The Atlantic,...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The days of finding good job listings in the "help wanted" sections of newspapers are waning.
Now, online job search engines will likely be your key to finding a new place of employment. But in the age of digital information overload,...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 7:36 AM
A study released by the Motion Picture Assn. of America is taking aim at Google, alleging the Internet giant and other search engines are making it too easy for consumers to find pirated content online -- even when they're not looking for it.
| Dec 24, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Faster Internet, faster smartphones and bigger screens means U.S. mobile users are going online with their phones more than ever before -- nearly twice as much in 2012, to be exact.
On average, U.S. mobile users consumed about 1.2 gigabytes of data...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Computer programming has long been a hobby of Iraq War veteran Eric Kelly, but it wasn’t until this past weekend at a hacking competition that he realized how good he was.
“It was more of a confirmation: ‘You can do this, buddy,’...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: I am an employed dad with twin sons who are headed to college in 2015. Their mom already has a part-time job, but I think our family had better become very savvy about the real college costs, the best buys and the size of the future debt load....
| Dec 31, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Howard County has agreed to supply treated wastewater to cool a massive computer center being built at Fort Meade by the National Security Agency — a money-saving, environment-conserving deal that officials say could serve as a model for others....