| 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...
| 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.
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 6:15 PM
I read on the front page of last Sunday’s News-Press that representatives from the Flat Earth Society visited a recent meeting of the Glendale school board to urge a return to the dark ages. How else to explain comparing the use of Wi-Fi in school...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 3:56 PM
I read the article in the Thursday, Nov. 14 edition of the Glendale News-Press regarding the alarm of some parents at the Glendale School District’s use of wireless routers in classrooms (“Group signals Wi-Fi angst.”).
This issue comes...