| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
As Microsoft's new CEO, Satya Nadella has a big decision to make. He must figure out whether he wants to have the kind of public persona that's meant to connect with consumers or lead from the shadows where he's operated for the past 22 years at the...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
They have grown up in a modernizing India, with 3G networks and 24-hour ATMs allowing freer access to money and information than their parents ever had. They are more educated and ambitious, too, but their middle-class aspirations have stalled in a...
| May 27, 2014
| 9:40 AM
When tycoons and world leaders meet - as they will at a conference today on inclusive capitalism in London, featuring the Prince of Wales, Bill Clinton and Christine Lagarde - you never see them exchange cards. If they do, I doubt they hang on to them. At...
| May 31, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Not to brag or anything, but I probably have more Twitter followers than you.
I wish I could say I earned them all with my erudite tweets. The truth is, I purchased many of them.
A couple of months ago I ran an experiment to see how easy it would be...