| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:20 AM
Back-to-school shopping has started, and for college students, that means figuring out how to pay for at least one big expense: textbooks.
The average student at a four-year public college spends about $1,200 per year on course books and materials,...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:06 AM
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Lenovo Group said first-quarter profit jumped 23 percent, beating estimates, as a surge in smartphone sales showed how quickly the world's biggest personal computer maker is transforming itself into a major player in mobile...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 7:30 AM
My first question about Wi-Fi used to be whether it was free. That was before my Facebook and Gmail accounts were compromised. Now I surf with protection.
“We leave breadcrumbs wherever we go," said Robert Siciliano, the identity theft expert...
| 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...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Following reports of a Russian ring of hackers who stole more than a billion online logins and passwords from vulnerable websites, Google has announced that its search service will give higher priority to websites that use encrypted connections to keep...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Is there a white knight for Time Warner?
Time Warner Inc. has made it clear that it does not want to sell itself to Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, rejecting the mogul's $80-billion offer. Still, analysts and industry insiders expect another bid from...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:34 PM
The SpaceX rocket launched into orbit during Tuesday's overnight hours, carrying a communications satellite to support customers in China, India, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.
The Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station'...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The third and final installment in the "Overheard" franchise boasts a timely, intriguing subject: the corruption and controversy surrounding the real-estate development of Hong Kong's New Territories. With their skillful dialogue and direction,...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Few places in the country are so warm and bright as Mary Wilkerson's property on the beach near St. Petersburg, Fla., a city once noted in the Guinness Book of World Records for a 768-day stretch of sunny days.
But while Florida advertises itself as the...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Faith Kohler wears skinny jeans, ankle boots, chunky bracelets and cropped jackets. She wasn't about to settle for a handbag that didn't fit her style.
And that was the problem: She couldn't find a purse that would fit her wardrobe and also her handgun....
| Aug 4, 2014
| 1:59 PM
EAST HARTFORD — Seconds before emergency operators dispatched firefighters to a serious car accident on High Street in July, Deputy Chief Christopher Tardif had all the information he needed at his fingertips.
"See, we just heard [the operator] say...