| Jul 14, 2014
| 7:25 AM
Think of him as China’s Stephen Colbert – only his patriotism shtick isn’t a put-on. For years, TV news anchor Rui Chenggang has been a China booster and an icon for China’s global “soft power” push. But in a...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:20 AM
The 5th annual North Coast Music Festival has announced their official aftershows. More often than not, these aftershows are an opportunity for folks to keep the party going after the festival shuts down for the night.
The entire aftershow list is...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Microsoft Corp.'s new chief executive has signaled a new era for the company with a heavy finger on the delete key, erasing 18,000 jobs — 14% of the workforce.
Six months into the job, CEO Satya Nadella is targeting a red-tape culture that has...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Google, Microsoft, Facebook and several other tech giants have teamed to create an initiative that will be used to fund important open-source projects that are in need of financial assistance such as OpenSSL, which was recently plagued by the discovery of...
| 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 25, 2014
| 4:00 PM
By charging five Chinese military officers with hacking into U.S. corporations on behalf of Chinese industry, the Obama administration claims it is taking a tough step to protect the intellectual property of American companies. In fact, the move isn't...
| 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...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:33 AM
The price for a new iMac has fallen by $200 but the new model will have a slower processor and less storage space, Apple announced Wednesday.
The new entry-level 21.5-inch iMac desktop starts at $1,099 and will come with a 1.4GHz dual-core Intel...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:30 AM
An Army combat engineer turned advertising executive. A banking executive turned career counselor. A mother of 12, now a communications writer. An Intel engineer turned comedian. These are not your typical career changes.
Here are the...
| 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 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...