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  • Cyanogen gets $23 million for 'Android on steroids' operating system

    Cyanogen gets $23 million for 'Android on steroids' operating system
    SAN FRANCISCO -- You can add all the apps in the world to that phone in the palm of your hand. But the device manufacturer still has more say over how your phone looks and works than you do. Some people in the tech community don't think it should be...
  • LCF students try their hand at coding

    By 2020, there will be an estimated 1.4 million computing jobs in the United States, according to the National Center for Women and Information Technology. Unfortunately, there will only be about 400,000 graduating computer science students ready to...
  • California passes up millions for prison healthcare, report says

     
    This post has been updated. See the note below for details. California's court-run prison healthcare program is missing out on tens of millions of dollars a year in federal funds because of disagreement with counties and software problems, a new......
  • Shutting down online poker invades privacy, destroys jobs

    Shutting down online poker invades privacy, destroys jobs
    The banishment of U.S. players from the major online poker rooms has affected millions of Americans. With the exception of a few jurisdictions, such as Washington state, it is not illegal for Americans to play online poker. Instead, the Department of...
  • Confession? There's an app for that

    Q. A new app for the iPhone and iPad allows people to make confession with a virtual priest. According to its makers, the “Confession: A Roman Catholic App,” which is on sale at Apple's iTunes store, offers “a personalized examination of...
  • Electronic wallets: Google working to allow MasterCard, Citigroup mobile payments on Android phones

    Electronic wallets: Google working to allow MasterCard, Citigroup mobile payments on Android phones
    Google is teaming up with MasterCard, Citigroup, to soon offer mobile payments via Android phones. That means you won’t need to carry plastic cards to make credit card and debit card purchases, just grab your smart phone. Mobile payments are expected...
  • Guide for new Mac users

    Guide for new Mac users
    After nearly two decades of PC ownership, I've gone back to Mac. I got tired of life with two laptops — a tricked-out (for 2005) Windows machine and my wife's hand-me-down Mac. I recently bit the bullet and grabbed a 13-inch MacBook Pro, maxed out...
  • U.S.: The no-vacation nation

    U.S.: The no-vacation nation
    Let's be blunt: If you like to take lots of vacation, the United States is not the place to work. Besides a handful of national holidays, the typical American worker bee gets two or three precious weeks off out of a whole year to relax and see the...
  • Software engineers have the best jobs, lumberjacks the worst

    Software engineers have the best jobs, lumberjacks the worst
    Software engineers have the best jobs, writing code for operating systems and apps at companies such as Apple and Facebook, according to a new CareerCast list. Lumberjacks, who deal with high unemployment and constant danger, aren’t as lucky. The...
  • Md. regulators order Exelon to explain merger agreement violations

    Maryland energy regulators have ordered Exelon Corp. to explain how the company "inadvertently" violated some conditions related to its merger with Baltimore's Constellation Energy Group. As part of Maryland Public Service Commission's approval for the...
  • Windsor Mill man pleads guilty in Chinese software piracy case

    A Windsor Mill man, a former NASA employee, has pleaded guilty in Delaware federal court to buying more than a million dollars' worth of pirated software from black-market Chinese vendors who themselves were indicted Wednesday in federal court in...