| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:59 AM
Americans should not be deterred from working to improve our health care system despite difficulties with implementing the websites of the health insurance exchanges as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Our resolve for improved health care should...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 2:55 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Turks are finding clever ways to defy the government and get around the ban on Twitter.
Workarounds such as DNS and VPN are now part of the lexicon and are being freely shared on social media and are even being painted on walls in...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Vehicles Affected: About 656 model-year 2014 Cadillac ELR luxury coupes not equipped with adaptive cruise control and manufactured between Sept. 26, 2013, and Feb. 14, 2014. The Problem: The electronic stability control system software may inhibit certain...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 2:16 PM
Recent behavior by Apple appears to suggest the tech giant may no longer have plans to issue security updates for Snow Leopard, a version of its desktop operating system that is used by nearly one in five Mac users.
The Cupertino tech company has not...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Microsoft plans to end support for Windows XP on April 8, but there are still many users whose computers run the outdated software. That's why the company has asked tech-savvy users to encourage their friends to upgrade their computers or buy new ones....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Should your airline be allowed to offer you a customized ticket?
That's the intriguing and somewhat thorny question being raised by the worldwide airline industry through a little-known proposal called Resolution 787 -- not to be confused with Boeing's...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Hoping to get a jump on its rivals, Nokia announced early Tuesday that it will be rolling out a tablet running the Windows operating system and two smartphones with whopping 6-inch screens.
The Finnish phone maker also said that popular apps Instagram...
| 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...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
A parent's work is never done, and my latest mission is a true crusade of the heart.
I want my granddaughters, the blondes and the brunettes, the kindergarteners and the crawlers, to learn Spanish. A second language will serve them well in life.
| 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.
| 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.