| Sep 24, 2014
| 8:16 AM
With consumers rushing to buy the new iPhone 6, Moto X or any other late-model smartphone, a related industry is bustling: recommerce companies that will buy your old smartphone, sometimes for hundreds of dollars.
And unless you have a good reason not...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 11:07 AM
A gas station clerk figured something odd was going on after watching a man use three credit cards to fill up gas tanks in his pickup truck on Wednesday, according to a Palm Springs police arrest report.
It led to a police investigation that resulted...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It may be hard to imagine as you gaze upon your shiny new iPhone 6, but there just may come a day when you'll want something even newer and shinier.
At that point, you may decide to sell your iPhone on eBay or Craigslist to offset the price of its...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 6:12 PM
Apple wants you to ditch your wallet and pay with your iPhone.
The company took aim Tuesday at the increasingly vulnerable credit card system, integrating a mobile payment system called Apple Pay into its new iPhones.
The effort, which has been...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 1:00 PM
When Neel Kashkari, the Republican candidate for governor, steps into a television studio with Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday night, he'll be facing one of the most experienced debaters in American politics.
Brown has participated in no fewer...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:03 AM
It was important to look your best. After all, The Beatles were in town.
Today, it's hard to believe such things were important. But for four 15-year-old girls from Highlandtown, preparing to head into downtown Baltimore for a rock concert, such matters...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 1:10 PM
He’s told you what to wear and how to speak, behave and decorate. Now he’s telling you how to set your table. Connecticut resident Clinton Kelly, co-host on ABC’s “The Chew and co-host of TLC’s long-running “What Not To...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Most consumers are faced with one key question before making a purchase: Should I buy online or in person?
The answer is somewhat complicated, subjective and even scientific, according to shopping experts and studies.
"I think that the more familiar and...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The soundtrack for one of this week’s Great Reads, about a forgotten tennis Adonis who could have been one of the greats of the sport, was a departure for me.
For starters, it wasn’t even a song. It was a tennis match. Or actually, a...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
On a cluttered card table at a Westside estate sale, Sandy Marks spotted an antique silver trophy. It was a large bowl, so deeply tarnished that she struggled to read the inscription:
Ojai Valley Tennis Club
Men's Intercollegiate Singles Champion...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Target, eBay, Michaels Stores, Neiman Marcus, P.F. Chang's and SuperValu — the parent of Shoppers Food & Pharmacy. It reads like a who's who of American retail and dining, but it's also a list of companies that lost customer data to cyberattacks...