| 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 22, 2014
| 11:00 AM
To keep an eye on his child via his smartphone, Marc Gilbert installed Internet-connected video baby monitors in his home in Houston.
One evening, Gilbert heard a stranger's voice bellowing obscenities from the monitor. He disconnected the device...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 1:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: You've previously mentioned the computer software technology known as applicant tracking systems (ATS) used by many employers. I detest technology and as a job seeker, why do I care? I can network my way to employment. -- M.W.
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Weeks after officials at the state's health care exchange began blaming IBM software for the worst problems, including lost applications, IBM began pushing back, saying the state shares some of the blame.
It's the latest salvo in the blame game that...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:21 AM
Samsung kicked off the Mobile World Congress conference in Barcelona this weekend by announcing the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches.
The two devices are similar to the original Galaxy Gear, which was released just six months ago, but Samsung has made...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:03 AM
The security flaw in Apple products discovered late last week, and so far only partially patched, has shocked software experts the world over -- not because it's so serious, but because it's so simple.
The flaw could allow attackers access to most up-...
| 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...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:53 PM
In addition to reading and exercising, Top of the World Elementary School fourth- and fifth-grade students have another option when it comes to lunchtime activities: computer programming.
For the past six weeks, fifth-grade teacher Sarah Wolsey has...