| Nov 19, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Google is getting into retail, at least temporarily, hoping to woo holiday shoppers at pop-up stores in Annapolis and five other spots across the U.S.
The search engine’s store, "Google Winter Wonderlab" opened over the weekend at Westfield...
| 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-...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Venture capital rising to levels not seen since 2001. Companies with no profits going public. Billions of dollars being paid for start-ups.
These and other signs that the tech boom may be taking an irrational turn are leading...
| May 1, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Powerhouse Café in Winter Park is only two blocks from the new SunRail station, but the commuter train's debut early Thursday did not give it a bump in business.
Nearby, a few customers trickled into Barnie's Coffee Kitchen, which is visible from the...
| May 2, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Doodle 4 Google is underway. This is the annual contest that lands a student's artwork on the Google homepage to be seen by multiple millions of users.
Works by 50 state winners are now up for a public vote, and Southern California has a representative....
| Apr 4, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Google Maps has added Cambodia's ancient temples of Angkor to its World Wonders Project.
More than 90,000 images captured by the Internet giant's Street View cameras have been collected and made available in a virtual tour of the Khmer temples and...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:00 AM
WASHINGTON — Adam Crain assumed that tapping into the computer networks used by power companies to keep electricity zipping through transmission lines would be nearly impossible in these days of heightened vigilance over cybersecurity.
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:06 PM
We all have things we'd like to forget — being the victim of a crime, a bad relationship, an embarrassing faux pas. What if we could erase those bad memories? Or at least take the edge off them?
Over the last 10 or 15 years, researchers have...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:19 AM
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Jane Dailey is a professor of American history at the University of Chicago and the Law School. She has published extensively on the history and law of race in the United States since the Civil War.