| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:11 PM
La Caņada 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...
| 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.
| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:29 PM
Airline passengers may no longer have to power off and stow their portable electronics when they fly, the Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday, opening the door for airlines to lift most restrictions on how and when customers can use phones,...
| Nov 19, 2013
Re "Obama facing dissent in the ranks," Nov. 16
Obamacare is not about a temporarily problematic website. It is about a revolution in medicine.
Obamacare is about moving from fee-for-service healthcare to evidence-based medicine. It is about...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:07 PM
Keyboards will be necessary for Los Angeles students to take new state standardized tests on iPads, an additional cost in the $1-billion effort to provide tablets in the nation's second-largest school system, The Times has learned.
In the past, L.A....
| Jan 27, 2014
| 8:30 PM
A screenwriter who contends his idea was stolen for Warner Bros.' "Trouble with the Curve" is now claiming that the studio is relying on "fraudulent documents" in presenting evidence that the movie was hatched well before he came up with his own project....
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:58 AM
Changes to the Apple Store website appear to indicate that the Cupertino tech giant is now placing more importance on Apple TV, a product Chief Executive Tim Cook has referred to as a "hobby" many times before.
When Apple updated its store website to...
| Sep 6, 2013
Re "In iPad project, key need emerges," Sept. 3
Who in the Los Angeles Unified School District came up with the idea to give Apple iPads to 635,000 students? Who would select such a tech toy as opposed to many less-expensive options?
And given that...