| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:46 AM
The Secret Service is hoping to get its hands on software that will analyze sarcasm and false positives among comments on social media, according to The Washington Post.
The agency posted a work order to its site on Monday seeking browser-...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Rather than making any single splashy announcement, Apple's latest developers conference keynote Monday was all about how the company plans to make its gadgets work together even better.
The ease and simplicity of its iPhones, iPads and Macs have long...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 11:52 AM
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the United Kingdom advised computer users to consider using alternatives to Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer browser until the company fixes a security flaw that hackers have used to launch attacks.
| Apr 27, 2014
Is it fair to pressure companies into firing top officials because you don't agree with their political views? Since when, I am asking, is fairness a defining business value?
I raise this question because so many notable conservatives, ranging in...
| May 2, 2014
| 5:51 PM
By ordering Samsung to pay only a small fraction of damages that Apple had requested in the company’s latest patent trial, a jury awarded a symbolic victory to the South Korean smartphone maker.
After several days of deliberation, an eight-...
| May 3, 2014
Del. Don Dwyer is spending his final day in jail Sunday, completing a 60-day sentence for his 2013 drunken-driving and drunken-boating convictions.
But while that debt to society will be paid, the Anne Arundel Republican acknowledges there's a political...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Ethan Cutkosky stood in front of a large microphone at a Near North Side recording studio recently wearing the teenage-boy uniform of a baggy hoodie, jeans and sneakers while the screen in front of him played back a scene from Showtime's "Shameless." On...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 9:43 PM
BERKELEY — Sen. Rand Paul, a leading critic of the government's domestic spying program, came to the birthplace of the free-speech movement Wednesday to deliver a searing indictment of the intelligence community and call for a sweeping congressional...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Need to replicate a hinge on a washing machine? Create wedding cake ornamentation? Convert vinyl records to digital?
Head to the new Idea Lab media studio at the 95th Street branch of the Naperville Public Library. Adjacent to the second-floor computer...
| Feb 27, 2014
As students in school districts in the northern suburbs and elsewhere increasingly trade pencils and spiral-bound notebooks for laptops and iPads, educators say digital distractions also have begun to become a part of the classroom.
| Mar 6, 2014
| 2:23 PM
They're called technology evangelists, those who trumpet benefits and trends in the Digital Age without the need of a fire-and-brimstone app.
Anne Arundel Community College adjunct professor Travis Bonfigli is a self-proclaimed technology evangelist. You...