| Jun 20, 2014
| 1:32 PM
The curled metal fixtures set to go up on a handful of Michigan Avenue light poles later this summer may look like delicate pieces of sculpture, but researchers say they'll provide a big step forward in the way Chicago understands itself by observing...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:39 PM
With President Obama in San Diego for a political fundraising event Thursday, a national veterans group called for him to "clean up" the Department of Veterans Affairs, mired in scandal over alleged lapses in medical care.
"The president is here in...
| May 19, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Motorola this month began selling the Moto E, a low-cost smartphone available for $129 with no contract.
The Moto E is Motorola's latest effort to go after customers who want high-quality devices but don't want to spend hundreds of dollars or get...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 11:29 AM
HTC on Tuesday announced its next flagship device: the One (M8).
Besides its funky name, the HTC One (M8) features a five-inch 1080p HD display, comes with 32 gigabytes of storage and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat with the HTC Sense 6 interface. The device...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:02 PM
HTC unveiled the One (M8) smartphone Tuesday and immediately began selling the device.
The phone features a five-inch full 1080p HD screen, uses a 2.3-GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat. The HTC One (M8) comes...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:00 PM
NEXT month Britons will have yet more smartphones to choose from, when devices from Wiko, a two-year-old French company, go on sale. Wiko will be hoping that its phones, which in France start at around €70 ($96), prove as popular across the Channel...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 2:08 PM
The Samsung Galaxy S5 and the Gear Fit will make their U.S. debuts on Friday.
The GS5 is the latest version of Samsung's flagship phone, while the Gear Fit is a brand new product aimed at consumers who are interested in tracking their fitness.
| Mar 20, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The San Diego Opera shocked many in the arts world by announcing it will cease operations at the end of the current season, citing a tough fundraising environment and weak ticket sales.
The company's board voted to shut down rather than declare...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:29 AM
Stocks surged Tuesday as traders celebrated reports of a softening of tension in Ukraine. The three major indexes were in positive territory, with the S&P 500 trading at a record high.
The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 192 points, or 1.2%, to 16,...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Motorola is trying to lower the cost of entry for smartphone buyers around the world with its latest device: the $129 Moto E.
The company announced the device Tuesday morning, saying the gadget will be available at its low price without requiring a...
| May 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Two former Qualcomm Inc. sales directors were charged with insider trading, allegedly making $230,000 in profit from trades in Atheros Communications Inc. when Qualcomm bought the company in 2011.
Derek Cohen and Robert Herman, both 52, were charged...