| Nov 21, 2013
All things Google were turned off last week after Plainfield school officials learned of some changes that gave students unrestricted access to the Internet.
School officials say Google will remain blocked until they can find a fix that will allow...
| 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...
| Nov 25, 2013
Plainfield students can once again use Google services now that school officials have rectified concerns about security and access.
Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 Superintendent John Harper sent parents a letter saying issues...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Studio chiefs and Los Angeles officials were gathered Tuesday morning at DreamWorks Animation for President Obama's speech to employees, as well as a meeting with film and TV executives.
Based on seating arrangements, those expected at the event...
| 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...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Google is now letting users create their own Street View-like virtual tours with a new feature that has been added to the company's Views website.
Now, when users post 360-degree panaromas -- otherwise known as photo spheres -- onto the Views photo-...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti set up a new command center Wednesday to minimize the threat that hackers, terrorists or foreign enemies will disrupt computer water, power, transportation and public safety systems.
In an executive directive creating the...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Worried that computer hackers attacking banks and media companies could easily shift targets, the airline industry is taking preemptive steps to ensure it doesn't become the next victim.
Although the "hacking" of planes midair to bring them down is...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Passengers at Bob Hope Airport will be able to keep their iPods and Kindles on through takeoff and landing — some starting Saturday, others soon, as airlines react to the Federal Aviation Administration’s decision this week to allow the use of...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR TIM: I'm having problems with my garage door opener. I wonder if it's time to invest in a new one. When I push the button to open the door, the door opens fine. But when I push the door to close it, the door starts to close but immediately goes...