| 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 17, 2014
| 8:41 AM
Trevor Simm and his staff spend their days hunting sometimes-elusive prey: tech workers — particularly with security clearances — who'd like to switch employers.
Simm worked as a technical recruiter before founding OpalStaff, a...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 5:55 PM
BERKELEY -- Sen. Rand Paul, one of the foremost critics 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...
| 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 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 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-...
| 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....