| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:17 AM
Time Warner Cable's incoming chief executive wants to improve the pay-TV distributor's relationship with its subscribers.
Speaking Monday at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference in New York, Rob Marcus, who succeeds Glenn Britt as chief...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Heidi Lieske's business idea came while shelling out more than $300 for a wedding-suitable outfit — for her 1-year-old son.
"There has got to be a better way to do this," she thought.
Her Timonium company aims to be that option for like-minded...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Looking to bring an end to channels going dark as a result of contract disputes between broadcasters and pay-TV distributors, two lawmakers are proposing legislation that could radically alter the media landscape.
Reps. Anna Eshoo and Zoe Lofgren,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:20 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- For those of you who routinely type long, complex questions into the Google search box, rather than just a few random keywords, this search engine update is for you.
Google revealed Thursday that it has quietly changed the formula...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:51 AM
A 15th birthday, or quinceañera, is a very special occasion for young Latinas. It's also apparently very important for Google.
The search giant has been pulling out all the stops this week to make its 15th anniversary a memorable one. It's latest...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:46 PM
If there has been any backlash against online education by traditional bricks-and-mortar universities, that notion is usually couched in words such as "confusion" and "misuse."
Confusion as to what online learning is supposed to be and how to make it...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:32 PM
The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday in the most important copyright case of the year, and possibly the most important one since it took up file-sharing piracy in MGM vs. Grokster. The new case, ABC vs. Aereo, tests the reach of a...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Moments after news leaked about a new "Net neutrality" plan from the Federal Communications Commission's chairman, consumer advocates in Washington began proclaiming their distaste. "With this proposal, the FCC is aiding and abetting the largest ISPs in...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Following the discovery of a major bug known as "Heartbleed," Tumblr has sent out a note encouraging users to change the passwords for all of their online accounts immediately.
The Heartbleed bug makes it possible for hackers to retrieve code from...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Comcast Corp., already the nation's largest cable and Internet provider, says it needs to get bigger to compete against the formidable giants of Silicon Valley.
The Philadelphia-based cable behemoth said in a government filing Tuesday that its...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:13 AM
A bug named Heartbleed, which has ramifications likely to affect every user on the Internet, was recently discovered by security researchers and announced this week.
Heartbleed is a vulnerability within the OpenSSL technology that is used by many...