| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:42 PM
It's a 12-month job that traffic engineers said would be done in four.
That's what they told the authority overseeing the construction of Allentown's new arena as they discussed plans for a massive upgrade of 35 traffic lights on the way to, around...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:36 PM
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,...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Genealogists those who accurately can trace a line of family descent through generations are sometimes misunderstood. It's easy to confuse them with services that sell generic information about last names and even coats of arms with dubious scholarship....
| Jul 28, 2014
| 4:31 PM
A start-up company run mainly by students and graduates has moved onto the Wheaton College campus, setting up shop in a cluster of classrooms left empty for the summer.
There, the students hover over their computers. An air-conditioning unit hums. Hand-...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:22 PM
In a small city in south central Russia, a gang of computer criminals has amassed a huge cache of stolen Internet credentials. They've swiped a mind-boggling 1.2 billion user name and password combinations, The New York Times reports. And more than 500...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:35 PM
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. One of the world's most powerful Internet companies is using its leverage to prod other websites into adopting a key safeguard against malicious hackers who try to steal Internet users' passwords or eavesdrop on their online...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Zillow Inc. announced plans Monday to acquire Trulia Inc. in a $3.5 billion stock deal that will combine two behemoths in the online home purchase and rental search business.
The companies said they will continue to operate as separate sites and...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:21 PM
More than 300 cars parked legally around Chicago have gotten tickets after drivers used smartphones to pay with new mobile technology introduced by the company that leased the city’s meters.
Since the ParkChicago smartphone app was launched in mid-...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The FCC has received more than 1 million comments to its proposal for rules of the road for the Internet, a.k.a. net neutrality, ranking it among the top issues of public interest before the commission.
Comments surpassed 1 million just after noon on...
| 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...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Democratic state Sen. Ted Lieu of Torrance called on Fox News host Bob Beckel to resign Saturday after he said on the air Thursday that "Chinamen" are the single biggest threat to national security.
During an episode of the “The Five,”...