| Aug 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Organizers of the Archon Genomics X-Prize called off their $10-million competition Thursday, just two weeks before teams were set to begin work on 100 high-quality human genome sequences, in 30 days, at a cost of less than $10,000 per genome.
| Sep 4, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Samsung and Qualcomm both announced smartwatches, intensifying the war over wearable gadgets.
Although Samsung and Qualcomm are now the two biggest players to enter the fray, a handful of small companies have already been battling it out in the emerging...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Sony unveiled one of the largest smartphones of all time Tuesday: the Xperia Z Ultra, with a 6.4-inch screen.
The latest device to blur the line between smartphones and tablets, the phone features the largest 1080p HD display ever on a smartphone,...
| May 28, 2013
| 8:12 AM
LG is rolling out a white version of the Nexus 4, the popular smartphone it launched late last year in partnership with Google.
Hoping to build on the success of the black version of the Nexus 4, which was released in November and sold out multiple...
| May 17, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Calling it one of the great comebacks in sports, Mayor Kevin Johnson announced on Friday at City Hall that the sale of the Sacramento Kings to a local group of investors has been finalized.
The Maloof family is reportedly selling a 65% controlling...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 7:26 AM
Hollywood studios aren't known as easy places to work. But DreamWorks Animation once again has made Fortune magazine's list of the 100 best employers. The Glendale studio behind the "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" movies ranked 12th in the...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 6:45 PM
For anyone involved in the consumer tech industry, the 2013 International CES (formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show) is the holy grail of exposure and opportunity.
The largest such tradeshow in the world, CES attracts more than 150,000...
| May 13, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Knowing there's a lot of interest in waterproof smartphones, Sony has been coming out with devices that not only can survive an accidental drop in the toilet but actually be used underwater. It's latest, the Xperia ZR, can even record HD video while...
| May 9, 2013
| 8:57 AM
The U.S. and South Korean versions of the Samsung Galaxy S 4 may look the same, but inside they have different parts, and the cost to build them is different too, according to a report.
IHS, an analytics company, released its price breakdown on the...
| May 1, 2013
| 8:52 AM
LG, the latest phone manufacturer to launch a flagship smartphone in the last month, said its Optimus G Pro will go on sale May 10 in stores exclusively through AT&T.
The LG Optimus G Pro, already available in other parts of the world, is a mammoth...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 11:42 AM
Ravens starting left defensive end Pernell McPhee is sidelined for the fourth game in a row with right thigh and knee injuries. He was deactivated prior to kickoff today at Qualcomm Stadium.
McPhee had expressed hope that he might return this week after...