| Mar 6, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Electronics retailer Best Buy is calling its workers back into the office, shutting down its experiment with flexible workplace hours a week after Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer put the kibosh on telecommuting at her own company.
Best Buy said...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 4:21 PM
File this one under "Are you kidding me?"
Internet firm Yahoo recently banned its workers from telecommuting, and suddenly we have a nationwide debate blazing over an issue that had previously appeared settled solidly in the corner of increasing...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Despite recent moves by Yahoo Inc. and Best Buy to end work-from-home arrangements, telecommuters need not fret. Most firms have no plans to end the flexible work policies, a survey found.
A poll of 120 human resources executives by Challengers, Gray...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 5:57 AM
El año que termina dejó tocada la integridad de las empresas tecnológicas en EE.UU. con la alarmante constatación de lo vulnerables que son sus usuarios ante el espionaje de estado, un escándalo que eclipsa el sinfín de novedades generadas por este sector...
| 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 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 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 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 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...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Like Mugwumps, Gryffindor and Hufflepuff from "Harry Potter" before it, the world may now be divided into those for whom "Hunger Games"-related words such as Katniss, Peeta and Haymitch mean something and those for whom they do not.
The latter trio is...