| Feb 16, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Few companies have benefited more from the explosion of the wireless market and the increasing sophistication of cellphones than Qualcomm Inc.
The San Diego semiconductor and telecommunications company is the world's leading designer and seller of chips...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Alex. Brown Realty, Inc. a private real estate investment manager, has bought a five-acre site in Oregon with plans for a 140-room Marriott Residence Inn.
ABR and its partners, Portland-based Hillsboro Hotel Development and Texas-based Huntington...
| May 29, 2014
| 2:34 PM
South River High School sophomores Allison Marie Raines and Sally Albright recently discovered what happens when you combine an interest in chemistry with a passion for protecting Chesapeake Bay oysters.
The result was a first prize for environmental...
| May 30, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Four white guys and an Indian. A male Indian. That's the central cast of the new HBO hit sitcom “Silicon Valley.” The race and gender breakdown only slightly exaggerates the makeup of Silicon Valley's actual workforce.
Google Inc. recently...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:10 PM
Hollywood, meet Hadaia Ezzuldin. She's 14 and is in booth PH070 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
A ninth-grader from Erbil, Iraq, Hadaia was watching an Arabic-language romantic comedy called "Omar & Salma 2" when it dawned on her that she was...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Leading the nation in job growth in 2013, Texas likewise added more houses than any other state and is host to seven of the 15 fastest-growing cities in the country, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Thursday.
The Texas growth has been fueled by...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:15 PM
An Egyptian teenager accused of illegally protesting his country's government has defected to the United States after attending an international science fair for high school students in Los Angeles.
Abdullah Assem, 17, decided not to board a Cairo-bound...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:16 AM
The dollar amount is now on the record. Apple, Google and other tech giants accused of artificially suppressing wages by conspiring not to poach each other's talent have agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by their employees for $324.5 million.
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:37 AM
WASHINGTON – Two Boston bombing survivors and Jason Collins, a 12-year NBA player who came out as gay last year, will sit among the White House’s guests at Tuesday’s State of the Union speech. Accompanying First Lady Michelle Obama, they...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Apple is set to finally begin selling its new Mac Pro desktop after months of teasing the redesigned and American-built computer.
The Cupertino tech giant said it would start taking orders for the Mac Pro on Thursday, starting at $2,999 for a base quad-...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 12:15 PM
LG is the latest tech company to announce a computer running Chrome OS, the Google operating system designed to rival Microsoft Windows.
The new LG machine, called the Chromebase, is similar to Mac computers in that it is an all-in-one desktop, making...