| Jan 4, 2014
| 6:56 PM
To glimpse the future of consumer electronics, get a grip on the world's first Internet-connected tennis racket.
With tiny sensors embedded in the handle, the racket measures a player's strokes, topspin and just about everything else that happens when...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 5:00 AM
LAS VEGAS — You won't find Apple, Facebook or Microsoft exhibiting at CES — at least not officially — but Pizza Hut, Ford and Schwinn are here.
The annual consumer electronics confab used to be the premier gathering place for the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 2:15 PM
T-Mobile loves to pick on AT&T.
T-Mobile Chief Executive John Legere, who crashed and was kicked out of an AT&T party Monday, took the stage at the Venetian on Wednesday with some choice words for the rival carrier.
In an appearance laced with...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Sony Corp. is getting into a new facet of the TV business: launching an Internet service that will bring live television programs and on-demand content into the home.
Andrew House, chief executive of the Sony Computer Entertainment Group, unveiled plans...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Katie Couric, in her debut as Yahoo's global anchor, took an inside-the-Beltway track with a sit-down interview with former Defense Secretary Robert Gates.
Gates is promoting his new book, "Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War," a tome about his tours...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:13 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Yahoo Inc. Chief Operating Officer Henrique de Castro will be leaving Thursday, the company said in a filing Wednesday.
The company did not give a reason for his abrupt departure in the regulatory filing and a Yahoo spokeswoman declined...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Yahoo said chief operating officer Henrique de Castro will leave the company effective Thursday, but did not explain why he's ankling.
In an 8-K filing with the SEC, the Internet media company said de Castro will receive the severance benefits as per his...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Starbucks has come under fire in the tech world this week for the security measures -- or lack thereof -- that it uses to protect user information stored within its mobile payment app.
Security researcher Daniel Wood published a report Monday that...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 4:50 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Even for Yahoo Inc., a company with a lengthy track record of failure, this was an epic fail.
For five days this week an untold number of its 100 million users couldn't send or receive email, prompting many longtime, loyal users to...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Is Katie Couric cutting the TV cord? Yahoo officially announced Monday that Couric is joining its ranks as its “global anchor.”
After more than three decades on the air as a journalist and talk show hostess, the 56-year-old will now add...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:30 AM
"The Hunger Games" featured kids killing kids for sport. Its sequel, the far superior "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," rewrites the rules, which not only makes for a more exciting death match, but also yields a rich sociopolitical critique in the...