| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Lake Silver Elementary School has a new computer lab for its afterschool programs thanks to a grant from GTECH, an online lottery technology provider that works with the Florida Lottery.
The school, which is using a temporary space until its new...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Comcast announced this week that it increased the speeds of its Internet services for many customers in the Northeast, including in Baltimore.
A mid-range plan called "Blast" now has a top download speed of 105 Mbps, which is more than double the...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 12:05 AM
JACKSON, Miss. Mississippi's governor fought back hard from one of Hurricane Katrina's more exasperating blows a knockout punch to emergency radio systems that forced rescue workers along parts of the Gulf Coast to communicate with hand-carried notes....
| Mar 29, 2014
| 8:49 PM
Arman G. Hatsian, "Hatsie" to thousands of people in Connecticut, was a longtime news photographer for The Courant, well known around the state by politicians, society ladies and athletes.
His career ran through the end of one photographic era and...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 5:48 PM
Connecticut school districts began administering the controversial Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium test Tuesday, and it appeared to go fairly smoothly, with most of the snags reported during the day ironed out, the state's top education official...
| 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 21, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Verizon Wireless said this week that it has 103 full-time retail, sales and customer service job openings in Connecticut.
The jobs are in retail sales in various towns, customer service in Wallingford, account executive sales in Rocky Hill and Orange. It...
| 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...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Music-everywhere systems were going nowhere until Sonos streamlined the technology, Apple style, pushed it upscale and slapped a premium price on it.
Now Bluesound, a collaboration between the NAD (electronics) and PSB (loudspeaker) brands owned by...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Seriously, folks. I know Steve Jobs is totally amazeballs and all that, and changed the world, and gave us the iPhone, and rocked those turtlenecks.
But I think our obsession for all things Jobsian has just passed a new threshold of mania.
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:11 PM
La Cañada Flintridge
Grand theft: 1000 block of Ridgecliff Lane. Between 5 p.m. on Jan. 17 and 4 p.m. on Feb. 1. Victim stated that her residence has been under construction for 10 months. Two 5-ton air conditioning units were stolen from the...