| Feb 28, 2014
| 9:45 AM
'Moving Target' By J.A. Jance. Touchstone, 320 pages, $25.99
J.A. Jance skillfully avoids the predictable by expertly explores separate storylines about two strangers — a jailed teen-age computer hacker and an elderly British man trying to...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is set to speak at SXSW Interactive Monday, March 10, the fest announced Tuesday. Due to his fugitive status in the U.S., he will not appear in person and speak via videoconference.
SXSW has said that surveillance and...
| Mar 5, 2014
As more of our children's education moves online, there are increased opportunities for abusing the collection of their personal data. Last month, state Senate leader Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) introduced a bill that would help close a loophole in...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:45 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Electronic Privacy Information Center and the Center for Digital Democracy are urging the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp.
The privacy groups...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 2:22 PM
In the two weeks between recent revelations that hackers stole data on students, alumni and faculty from the University of Maryland, College Park and the Johns Hopkins University, nearly 360,000 records were swiped in similar attacks at schools in...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:18 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Federal Trade Commission and California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris say that Facebook is misinterpreting how a children’s privacy law applies to teen privacy in a move that could undercut the giant social network in a federal court...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Jaimie Alexander's fierce Asgardian Lady Sif will make a guest appearance on ABC's “Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Marvel and ABC […]...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:50 AM
The small team at Ohana Brewing Co. has been busily making a wide variety of beers in its downtown-adjacent brewery for more than a year, but there hasn’t been a tasting room to visit where you could sample the parade of brews (almost every...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Businesses have the tools and know-how to keep our personal information safe.
They just don't do it.
"It's expensive," said Nick Mancini, a partner at Tech Consultants, a Woodland Hills information technology firm.
And that, in a nutshell, is why...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:48 PM
The data breach at Target Corp. is dramatically larger than first estimated, affecting as many as 110 million consumers and deepening a public relations nightmare for the beleaguered retailer.
The Minneapolis company said Friday that the personal...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 9:36 AM
The tech-networking event known as VenturePitch Orlando may still be a relatively new phenomenon, but it has already helped raise millions of dollars for startup firms from across the state.
Since its inception in mid-2012, the entrepreneurial gathering...