| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:00 AM
When New Jersey officials were ready to start rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy roared up the Atlantic Coast in October 2012, they were determined not to repeat the mistakes of disasters past.
So Richard Constable III, head of the state Department of...
| 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...
| 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.
| 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 7, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Naughty Dog's apocalyptic zombie survival game "The Last of Us" won game of the year at the D.I.C.E. Awards in Las Vegas Thursday night.
Game took home 10 prizes, including outstanding achievement in story, outstanding innovation in gaming, adventure...
| 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Microsoft plans to end support for Windows XP on April 8, but there are still many users whose computers run the outdated software.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....
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:24 AM
Nokia will reportedly unveil a smartphone running Google's Android operating system later this month, before its acquisition by Microsoft closes.
The Finnish phone maker, which agreed to sell its hardware business to Microsoft for $7.4 billion last...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:11 PM
For the first time, a computer program has officially passed the Turing Test, which measures a machine's ability to think for itself -- at least under the standards set by a competition in Britain.
The achievement, being hailed as a milestone for the...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Glenbrook High School District 225 officials approved the purchase of new, more durable one-to-one technology devices to better equip the district's sophomores and incoming freshmen in the 2014-15 school year.
The district's incoming freshmen were...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Apple Inc. is expected to announce updated operating systems for its desktop computers and mobile devices -- Mac OSX 10.10 and IOS 8 -- at its annual developers conference starting Monday in San Francisco.
The company is expected to also introduce...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Apple Inc. announced updates to its mobile and desktop operating systems Monday at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.
Apple CEO Tim Cook said the updates were designed to help the company's devices "all work together in harmony....