| Mar 18, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Police in Miramar will soon have their own collection of video evidence recorded with sophisticated technology at murder scenes, traffic crashes and fires.
This week, the agency's five-member, crime-scene technician unit, led by Supervisor Michael...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 10:31 AM
Hewlett-Packard has begun heavily promoting its Windows 7 PCs over those that run Windows 8, the newer but far less popular version of Microsoft's operating system.
The Palo Alto tech company recently updated its website to showcase computers running...
| Jan 26, 2014
The value of contracts at Aberdeen Proving Ground plummeted 13 percent last year, but businesses with Maryland locations ended up with roughly as much as the year before.
Even with the overall drop, the numbers are eye-popping. The Army base in...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Grace Hopper, known as "the first lady of software," is celebrated for her computer genius, with a Google Doodle on what would have been her 107th birthday.
The doodle would have been deeply appreciated by Grace Murray Hopper. She rose through the naval...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Mozilla unveiled an early version of "Monster Madness Online," a 3-D multiplayer zombie-shooting video game built to run on Web browsers such as Firefox and Chrome.
It's the latest move that could upend the multibillion-dollar video game industry. Web...
| Dec 13, 2013
While there are many issues with our current system of education, perhaps none is more destructive than the acquisition of "knowledge" over the development of skill. Our system is based on a structure scholars decided on in the 1890s with the intention of...
| 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 1, 2014
| 6:30 AM
There was a time when Mike Judge feared that he'd missed the Google bus to the tech boom.
The writer-director, best known for creating MTV's "Beavis and Butthead," first thought of a TV series about the digital world in 1999. At the time, he was in...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 3:18 PM
SAN JOSE -- Setting aside all the technicalities of patent law and intricate technologies in smartphones, the second trial involving Apple and Samsung comes down to each side trying to stick the other with an unflattering label.
| 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...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:30 AM
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