| Nov 27, 2013
| 5:20 AM
If the crowds at the mall seem a bit thinner this holiday season, it may be because more shoppers are at home, buying gifts on an iPad.
This year, more consumers than ever before are expected to rely on their mobile gadgets as holiday shopping...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Laguna Beach police sent an alert last week to area businesses warning of an apparent telephone scam that demands immediate payment for allegedly past-due electricity bills, according to a police news release.
Impostors have been calling Southern...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
As the hardiest of shoppers prepare for the annual Black Friday consumption frenzy, many are convinced it's their one shot at a great deal.
But "that's not even close to the truth," said Matthew Ong, senior retail analyst at online personal finance...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:00 AM
That screaming baby may no longer be the most annoying thing on your flight.
The Federal Communications Commission is considering allowing fliers to make in-flight voice calls on their cellphones once the plane reaches 10,000 feet. The practice has long...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Uber is now accepting Paypal.
The popular ride service app announced on its blog that it will accept PayPal as a form of payment in the United States, Germany, Italy, France and the Netherlands.
"One of the most important things we’ve learned:...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:31 AM
News 13 anchor Jackie Brockington was seeking suggestions: Where could she hold a fundraiser for a co-worker?
Attorney Mark NeJame, News 13's legal analyst, knew a large place that would work, free of charge: His Windermere home.
| Nov 12, 2013
If you're stuck with a nonrefundable hotel reservation you find you can't use, a new startup, Roomer (roomertravel.com), will let you recover at least some of the money. And if you're looking for a good hotel deal, you can buy the seller's reservation...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:31 PM
This article originally ran in print on March 7, 2012.
The international group of computer hackers known as Anonymous lost some of its mystery Tuesday with the arrest of five men, including a 27-year-old Chicagoan, said to be connected to a clique of...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 3:00 AM
As soon as Cheri Rae Russell steps onto Spring Street, parking lot flag wavers and quinceañera outfitters flock to her like sparrows to St. Francis. Either this is a woman who has lived a life seriously committed to erasing all traces of urban anonymity,...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Submitting sports notices
Email sports copy to email@example.com by 9 a.m. on Monday.
On Saturday Nov. 9, the Elkridge Travel Baseball program will host a Double Header Fundraiser at the Timbers at Troy. The day kicks off with the...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:22 PM
The confessions from moms on the Scary Mommy blog are often funny: the spoon kept in the glovebox for eating Ben & Jerry's in the store parking lot, letting ketchup count as a "vegetable," going to the gym to read magazines instead of work out.