| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Google can swoop in and buy Time Warner, but why bother?
The tech giant is doing just fine, thank you very much. With $61.2 billion in cash and a market cap of $397.62 billion, it could blow 21st Century Fox out of the water if it were to enter what is...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Citizens Property customers that renew on or after Nov. 1 will now have their policies filtered through the company's Property Insurance Clearinghouse in an effort to move even more Floridians into private insurance.
The computer-based system will seek...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Youku Tudou, China's leading online video platform, is expanding into financing and screening of original content. Last year, it backed Andy Lau actioner "Firestorm," while this month it is launching 20 new TV series. On Aug. 28, it announced the...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 10:02 PM
Baidu Inc launched on Wednesday a service that helps retailers advertise on the smartphones of nearby users as China's dominant search engine company expands its location-based technology to drive growth.
Baidu currently makes most of its income from...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Stunning 360-degree views of various Oahu attractions are available online, thanks to a partnership between Hawaii officials and Google Maps.
The website features virtual visits to 15 sites, including such destinations such as Byodo-In Temple and the...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:24 PM
As the FBI and U.S. Secret Service investigated the scope of recent cyberattacks on U.S. financial institutions, the nation's largest banks said Thursday that they hadn't seen any unusual fraud activity from their customers' accounts.
| Aug 21, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Work-at-home jobs promise big benefits: extra income, flexible hours and the enviable dress code of slippers and sweatpants. The trick, of course, is finding legitimate, well-paid positions because work-at-home scams abound.
To assemble our list of top...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 8:43 AM
If you have used the Google Maps app on your smartphone recently, you might have noticed a new feature.
Just in time for April Fools' Day, the company has launched the Google Maps Pokemon Challenge, where anyone with the app can catch Pokemon in...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
I had no idea a flasher plagued my Los Feliz neighborhood –– until I joined Nextdoor, a free social network website geared to individual neighborhoods.
I was, in fact, ignorant of considerable activity, all within blocks of me: a rash of car...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:11 PM
It's college application season, when those famous lists of college rankings really start to matter. But do they? Sure, the traditional lists can help you choose a strong academic program with national cachet. But what about all those 101 other things...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Nearly a year ago Google launched a new version of Google Maps that eager users could voluntarily try. That version has now begun rolling out to all users.
The Mountain View tech giant this week announced that over the coming weeks the "new Google Maps"...