| Feb 4, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Google Maps for the iPhone is getting smarter thanks to a new feature that will recommend quicker routes to users as they drive.
"Outsmart traffic and save time on the road -- #GoogleMaps will notify you if there’s a faster route," the Silicon...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 2:25 PM
SALT LAKE CITY — Two embarrassed Utah lawmakers were apologetic after a spontaneous Twitter exchange that made light of changing genders instantly went viral on social media.
Among those seizing upon the exchange was an LGBT activist who decided...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Critics of a $1-billion school computer project in Los Angeles have launched an increasingly popular Facebook page asserting that the money should be spent instead on campus repairs.
The page, called “Repairs Not IPads,” was started...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Hard to believe, but the 2005 is the latest release of the LAN Gran Reserva. Rioja works on a different time scale than the rest of the wine world, releasing its reds only when they're ready to drink. The 2005, mostly Tempranillo with just 10% each...
| May 24, 2014
| 9:00 AM
With the Moto E, Motorola set out to make a well-designed affordable smartphone with a long-lasting battery. Mission accomplished.
The Moto E is by no means perfect, and customers who buy the device will have to compromise on certain features. But the...
| May 4, 2014
| 8:30 PM
HONG KONG - iQiyi, the Chinese online video service, will seek a stock market listing within the next three years, according to reports.
The company is currently a unit of Baidu, the NASDAQ-listed Chinese search engine giant, having been founded in...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Motorola is trying to lower the cost of entry for smartphone buyers around the world with its latest device: the $129 Moto E.
The company announced the device Tuesday morning, saying the gadget will be available at its low price without requiring a...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 9:06 AM
BEIJING — A Chinese government crackdown on “lewd and pornographic” content has ensnared Internet giant Sina.com, with authorities saying Thursday that inappropriate articles and videos were found on the portal and that the company would...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:17 PM
I receive numerous emails every day from people seeking nautical information, and not everyone is a boater. They want to know what a boat is worth, get navigational tips for a voyage and learn the long-range weather forecast because they will be...
| 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...