| 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...
| May 2, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Doodle 4 Google is underway. This is the annual contest that lands a student's artwork on the Google homepage to be seen by multiple millions of users.
Works by 50 state winners are now up for a public vote, and Southern California has a representative....
| Apr 16, 2014
"Transcendence" is a most curious name for a movie that never shakes free from those hoary old cliches about the evils of technology and the danger by which man plays at becoming a god. The man in question here is Johnny Depp, whose listless lead...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 9:30 AM
The producers of Fox's "American Idol" are looking to give the long-running televised singing competition a fresh hook and attract viewers with new interactive features offered through partnerships with Google and Facebook.
In a first for Google, people...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The Grammy Awards telecast remains second only to the Academy Awards in terms of popularity, with Sunday's show on CBS drawing a big 28.5 million viewers -- up slightly from last year and the second largest audience in the last 21 years.
Since 1993, only...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:18 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Google's deal to sell its Motorola Mobility unit to Lenovo for $2.9 billion delivered a double-barreled shocker to the tech industry as the sale promised to scramble the playing field for mobile devices.
The transaction marks an...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Harriet Tubman, the Marylander credited with leading hundreds of slaves to freedom through the Underground Railroad, was honored with a Google Doodle today.
The Google search engine periodically uses an artistic interpretation of its logo, known as the...