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  • What's the problem for which Apple Pay is the solution?

    The late, great social critic Neil Postman used to pose a question that had to be asked whenever a new technology appeared in the marketplace: "What is the problem to which this is the solution?" It was a rigged question, of course, because more often...
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica sees digital growth, aims to draw new users

    Encyclopaedia Britannica sees digital growth, aims to draw new users
    Chicago-based Encyclopaedia Britannica, which shelved its venerable print edition in favor of a digital-only version more than two years ago, is looking to reclaim its legacy as the household reference of choice. The 246-year-old, privately held company...
  • Can Apple turn its iPhone and Watch into a wallet?

    Can Apple turn its iPhone and Watch into a wallet?
    In any checkout line these days, many consumers are staring down at their smartphones. With its new iPhone 6 and Apple Pay system, Apple Inc. hopes to get many of them to use the same phone like a credit card, promising easier and more secure...
  • If I was an identity thief, today's mail would have been a golden ticket

    If I was an identity thief, today's mail would have been a golden ticket
    When I spoke with online security and identity theft expert Neal O'Farrell yesterday about the Home Depot data breach, he told me that a corporation's best security measures can be rendered useless by the slip-up of a single employee. What I got in the...
  • Trump hotel to hire 500

    Jobs The Trump National Doral Miami is seeking to hire 500 new full-time, part-time and on-call workers.  Interviews will be held at the hotel at 4400 NW 87th Ave. in Doral. Positions range from management to hourly team members in roles varying from...
  • New chip credit cards confuse travelers even more

    Editor's note: Data breaches at retail stores such as Target and, more recently, Home Depot could be avoided with the adoption of credit cards secured by microchip technology. Some credit card companies are using a transitional system known as "chip and...
  • What's in your wallet? Maybe less, with Apple Pay

    What's in your wallet? Maybe less, with Apple Pay
    Remember Bitcoin? It was going to change the way we buy things. Forget Bitcoin. Ever heard of Google Wallet? Probably not. Technology advances so rapidly that it's easy to overlook how many dazzling concepts are introduced and then fizzle. This isn'...
  • Tips for refreshing soil as fall approaches

    Al Renner of the Los Angeles Community Garden Council has been getting dirty as an urban agriculture activist for two decades in Los Angeles, starting with a community garden on an unused lot in Echo Park. Born on a farm, he has a system for preparing...
  • Downtown Allentown sea of activity for arena opener

    Downtown Allentown sea of activity for arena opener
    Some 10,000 people streamed into downtown Allentown Friday night to see the Eagles play PPL Center's opening night, and, as local officials predicted, it wasn't a disaster. Nearly everyone made it to the city's new arena on time to see Don Henley open...
  • Home Depot confirms data breach in U.S., Canada

    Home Depot confirms data breach in U.S., Canada
    Home improvement retailer Home Depot on Monday confirmed its payment systems were breached, potentially impacting customers using payment cards at its U.S. and Canadian stores. While the full scope of the breach was yet to be determined, there was no...
  • Home Depot confirms data breach, which may have started in April

    Home Depot Inc. confirmed that its payment data systems had been breached, saying that its investigation is stretching back as far as April. The Atlanta home improvement chain said Monday the breach could affect customers who used credit or debit...