| Aug 6, 2014
| 11:50 AM
The speed of new technology can be dizzying, especially when it's flying down the highway and streaming movies, games and music all at once.
That was my experience recently with one of the first cars in the U.S. to come equipped with 4G LTE wireless...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:23 PM
Now that "Halt and Catch Fire" has ended its first season on AMC, the network apparently has no new episodes of shows to air on Sunday nights until "The Walking Dead" returns Oct. 12. So it's dipping into the well for the "Breaking Bad" Binge.
| Aug 5, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Zirtual, an online service that provides virtual executive assistants to small businesses and entrepreneurs, said it’s hiring in Chicago.
The Las Vegas-based company, whose financial backers include Zappos.com CEO Tony Hsieh and his VegasTechFund,...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 9:45 PM
With three children ages 12 to 17, Ross and Michelle Meador are thinking about student debt.
They're worried not only about how to fund some 12 years' worth of college classes but also the $450,000 in loans that piled up while Michelle was training to...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Last year, James Hammond, the superintendent of the Montclair-Ontario Unified School District in the Inland Empire, was paid $492,077. Jonathan Eagan, the principal of a junior high school in the Bay Area city of Martinez made $279,669.
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Criticism of President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Social Security Administration appeared to evaporate Thursday at a confirmation hearing that featured few questions about controversial service cuts and recent allegations of mismanagement....
| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:24 PM
BitTorrent Inc., the San Francisco company behind the most popular technology for sharing files online, is branching out into a new arena: snoop-proof calling and texting.
The company announced the availability Wednesday of a preliminary, test version...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Baltimore's Virtual Supermarket is up and running for the first time in about nine months under a retooled program that makes free the delivery of groceries in one of the city's food deserts.
The city relaunched the program this month with two sites in...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Burbank residents can now leave comments for city officials on issues slated to be discussed at upcoming meetings as part of a pilot program to increase community engagement, especially for those who may not be able to attend a meeting in person.
| Jul 20, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Once again, the printouts heralding housing news that are heaped on my desk threaten to fall over and hurt me. In the name of safety, let's get the news (much of it mortgage-related) to the people:
The ads touting reverse mortgages are hard to miss if...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Netflix Inc. has hit the 50-million member milestone.
The Los Gatos, Calif., on-demand video company said Monday that 50.05 million people around the world now subscribe to its online service, after it added 1.69 million members in the quarter that...