| May 8, 2014
| 12:50 PM
The architectural renaiassance in Silicon Valley seems to be still gathering steam. In a region not known for its notable buildings, tech companies and developers now seem intent on changing the region's drab image.
The latest entry in the valley's...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:21 PM
LAS VEGAS -- As expected, talk of the smart home has been a big topic on the second day of the International Consumer Electronics Show. The Times previewed this trend a couple of weeks ago.
In a show so far lacking any startling product breakthroughs,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 6:55 PM
LAS VEGAS — Local resident Tony Holdip stood admiring the latest technological lust object on display at the world's largest consumer electronics show as a friend joined a crowd of amateur photographers snapping pictures of the immense 110-inch...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:51 PM
LAS VEGAS -- Samsung is betting big on ultra-high-definition televisions.
So big, in fact, that HS Kim, executive vice president of Samsung's visual display business, is predicting that ultra-HD sets will soon dominate the consumer market, eclipsing...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Apple Inc. agreed to refund customers $32.5 million to settle a complaint over mobile phone apps bought by children, prompting consumer advocates to call for a broader crackdown against deceptive practices by big wireless companies.
"This is a warning...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: No reports scheduled
Local earnings: Amcol International, W.W. Grainger
Other earnings: Bristol Myers Squibb, Kimberly-Clark, Honeywell International, Proctor& Gamble, Samsung Electronics, Xerox
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Samsung Electronics said it has sold 800,000 Galaxy Gear smartwatches in two months, making the device the best-selling smartwatch in the world despite lackluster reviews.
The South Korean company said Tuesday that Gear sales were better than its own...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 2:40 PM
A federal jury Thursday ordered Samsung Electronics Co. to pay $290 million in damages to Apple Inc. in the latest round of the two adversaries' ongoing litigation over mobile patents.
In U.S. District Court in San Jose, an eight-person jury handed...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Intel wants to sell its over-the-top pay TV service for $500 million, while Verizon -- one of the potential buyers -- has been discussing Internet distribution rights with programmers, Bloomberg reported.
Intel, after spending more than two years...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:16 PM
With BlackBerry's latest upheaval, the troubled company is again facing pressure to ditch its smartphones.
In a stunning turn of events, BlackBerry announced Monday that a tentative deal to sell itself to a Canadian financial services holding company...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Aereo markets itself with the simple motto, "Watch Live TV Online."
The technology is new; the concept, not so much.
The mantra for the digital age has been to give consumers what they want, anywhere and anytime they want it.
But when it comes to...