| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:54 PM
A First World family feud and a lights-out epiphany in Central America resulted in two of this year's most talked-about launches at the 2014 International CES, the world's largest consumer electronics trade show, held each January in Las Vegas.
| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:46 PM
A federal appeals court swept aside government regulations designed to ensure equal access to the Internet, raising the prospects of higher fees for consumers and more barriers for start-ups seeking to compete online.
The decision Tuesday could allow...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 9:38 AM
As Central Florida businesses strap in for 2014, innovation is the magic mojo, the secret sauce that every company hopes to cook up.
It's the product that puts them on the map, the new service that stuns competitors, the revelation that blows up an...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 7:25 AM
The elusive art of jazz has proven notoriously difficult to capture on film, as has been amply demonstrated by films such as Clint Eastwood's ponderous Charlie Parker biography "Bird" (1988) and Ken Burns' stultifying, multi-part documentary "Jazz" (2001)...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:10 PM
California’s bullet train is taking heat from all sides.
Last week, Republican Rep. Jeff Denham of Turlock introduced legislation to suspend federal funding for the high-speed rail line, amid concern that the project may not get the state and...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Hilary Knight, decked out in her navy blue United States uniform and her long brown hair tamed by a stylist, stood on the ice at Ice World in Abingdon, frozen mid-shot near one blue line.
Children shuffled around the facility’s other ice rink to...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 10:38 AM
As Congress considers legislation aimed at limiting lawsuits filed by so-called patent "trolls" — those who collect patents solely so they can sue others for infringing upon them — there is another kind of intellectual property abuse that...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 11:47 AM
North County High School junior Jack Andraka is versed enough in the sciences to have created a cancer-detection method that has garnered him worldwide acclaim. But when it comes to knowing Latin and Italian, the Crownsville student isn't quite as...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Toward the end of their new book "Creative Confidence," the authors describe how to solve problems using mind maps — diagrams used to visualize information in order to promote clearer and more creative thinking. "We use them all the time. From...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The list of honorees entering the Variety Home Entertainment Hall of Fame this year clearly reflects the growth of digital distribution and its increasing importance to Hollywood. It includes two veteran execs responsible for negotiating key movie...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 1:14 PM
"Tim's Vermeer" is a fascinating new documentary about art, obsessions, ideas and answers.
Though the film unfolds in the present day, its genesis traces back to the 17th century, and, as the title suggests, to Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer. His...