| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Is the seemingly never-ending global patent war between rivals Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. finally coming to an end?
In a hopeful sign that they have finally realized the futility of years of patent litigation, the two companies have released...
| Jul 26, 2014
Cameras keep getting smaller and the quality just keeps getting better. Since I’m still holding onto my SLR (single-lens-reflex) roots, when it comes to serious photography, I’m still the most comfortable with a DSLR (digital-single-lens-...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:57 PM
The following items were gathered from police reports.
A 54-year-old Carol Stream man was charged with retail theft for stealing a television from Target, 3885 E. Main St., on June 2.
A 37-year-old Batavia woman was charged with retail theft on June 3...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Wireless Zone, the nation’s largest Verizon wireless retail franchise group, is looking in South Orlando and Celebration as possible locations to expand in Central Florida, a spokeswoman for the company said in an email.
To start a franchise, the...
| May 5, 2014
| 12:12 PM
The Florida Venture Forum announced Monday the 20 startup companies that will participate in its Seventh Annual Early Stage Capital Conference, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., May 15 in Kissimmee. Five are from Central Florida.
Each company delivers a six-minute...
| 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...
| May 15, 2014
| 6:18 PM
T-Mobile and Spanish media giant Univision Communications Inc. have teamed up to launch a new wireless brand specifically designed for Latino customers.
Starting Monday, Univision Mobile will offer customers monthly plans that include 100 minutes of...
| 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...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Some critics say the recent decisions by Toyota and Occidental Petroleum to move their U.S. headquarters from Southern California to Texas are just the latest signs of how toxic the state's business climate has become. Yet the state continues to attract...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:34 PM
The first time I saw Jose Chojolan, there was no smile, and you could see in his eyes that there was no hope, either. He had been a soccer-loving kid who wanted to go to college one day, but his life took a tragic, entirely unexpected turn.
| 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...