| 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-...
| Jul 15, 2014
Gas prices are declining, as the price for oil fell for the third straight week and U.S. stockpiles rose.
"Motorists in the southeast could see prices at the pump fall 10 to 20 cents [per gallon] in the next two weeks," Mark Jenkins, a...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:50 AM
In Madison, Wis., where Wi-Fi hot spots often are easier to find than a parking space, you wouldn't think that a cafe would turn off its wireless Internet connection.
But that's the case at Madison Sourdough cafe and bakery on Williamson St., where owner...
| 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...
| 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 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...