| Mar 31, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Google has kicked off the tech world's annual round of April Fools' Day gags with a Pokemon Challenge.
The tech company's Japanese blog on Monday announced that an update for the Android and iPhone versions of Google Maps lets users go around and, you...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:09 PM
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Silicon Valley, with its influence and economic clout soaring to all-time highs, is having its pop culture moment.
But the stream of movies, books, even a reality TV show spotlighting nerdy start-up culture have all been...
| 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 7, 2014
| 3:00 AM
WASHINGTON — Adam Crain assumed that tapping into the computer networks used by power companies to keep electricity zipping through transmission lines would be nearly impossible in these days of heightened vigilance over cybersecurity.
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
With more start-up businesses per capita than anywhere in the world, Israel is brimming with tantalizing investment prospects. Moreover, many Israeli stocks trade in the U.S, making it simple for Americans to buy in....
| Sep 12, 2013
At William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance, employee cubicles are rapidly being replaced by shared workspaces. Computers of all sorts — laptops and tablets — are being added, and digital networks are being ramped up for speed and...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Google is once again expanding its reach outside of search engines and tablets.
The tech giant recently acquired Boston Dynamics, a robotics company that specializes in military research projects. It is the eighth robotics company Google has bought in...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Nearly a year ago Google launched a new version of Google Maps that eager users could voluntarily try. That version has now begun rolling out to all users.
The Mountain View tech giant this week announced that over the coming weeks the "new Google Maps"...
| 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...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:17 AM
A grieving father was shocked last week when he discovered a photo on Google Maps of his 14-year-old son's body lying dead next to a set of train tracks. After much media attention, that father has convinced Google to remove the aerial photo of the...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:25 PM
This article originally ran in print on March 7, 2012
At the time of his latest arrest, Jeremy Hammond was living on Chicago's South Side, about three dozen miles and an entire political spectrum away from the conservative DuPage County community...