| 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...
| 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 11, 2014
| 1:43 PM
Gas prices have dipped for more than 40 straight days in the U.S. southeast and should continue to fall this week, thanks in part to growing oil supplies in the United States, travel club AAA said.
On Monday, the price of regular gas averaged...
| 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'...
| 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...