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  • Tollway test zone may pave way for smartphones to pay tolls

    Tollway test zone may pave way for smartphones to pay tolls
    Illinois Tollway motorists won’t exactly be guinea pigs, but they will be used to help test new technologies, including smartphones to pay for tolls, officials said today. Tollway officials approved construction of a test zone along the southbound...
  • Review: 'Sex Tape' ★ 1/2

    Review: 'Sex Tape' &#9733 1/2
    Like "2001: A Space Odyssey," Jake Kasdan's "Sex Tape" is a grim cautionary fable about the evils of technology, in this case pitting its desperate protagonists against an unseen force people refer to as "the cloud." Unlike "2001," it's also a stupid,...
  • 18,000 job cuts mark new era at Microsoft

    18,000 job cuts mark new era at Microsoft
    Microsoft Corp.'s new chief executive has signaled a new era for the company with a heavy finger on the delete key, erasing 18,000 jobs — 14% of the workforce. Six months into the job, CEO Satya Nadella is targeting a red-tape culture that has...
  • Apple's swagger returns as fever around new products builds

    Apple's swagger returns as fever around new products builds
    It would be unfair to say that Apple has got its mojo back this summer, since I'm sure the company and many of its fans would say it never lost it. But as the tech giant prepares to release third quarter earnings Tuesday, it's certainly riding some...
  • Microsoft's profit takes a hit as new strategy takes shape

    Microsoft's profit takes a hit as new strategy takes shape
    The purchase of Nokia’s mobile-phone unit cut into Microsoft’s profit, but a surging cloud business and a new effort to launch its applications on a greater number of gadgets kept analysts optimistic about the company’s prospects....
  • Apple fiscal third-quarter revenue growth driven by iPhone, Mac sales

    Apple fiscal third-quarter revenue growth driven by iPhone, Mac sales
    Apple posted strong fiscal third-quarter results driven by iPhone and Mac sales. The company on Tuesday reported quarterly revenue of $37.4 billion and net profit of $7.7 billion, or $1.28 per diluted share. Analysts had expected profit of $1.23 a...
  • Dan Borislow, creator of MagicJack, dies at 52

    Dan Borislow, creator of MagicJack, dies at 52
    Dan Borislow, a West Palm Beach businessman whose "MagicJack" helped pioneer free Internet phone calls, has died at age 52. His death was confirmed by Brad Shewmake, a spokesman for MagicJack Vocaltec Ltd., the maker of the device. Borislow was the...
  • LAUSD board agrees on testing alternative laptops

    LAUSD board agrees on testing alternative laptops
    With minimal discussion, Los Angeles school officials this week authorized contracts for the purchase of six different laptop computers to determine which device and curriculum works best for high school students. The approach is a marked contrast to...
  • HTC posts profit in second quarter with the help of One (M8) smartphone

    HTC posts profit in second quarter with the help of One (M8) smartphone
    HTC showed signs of life Thursday, reporting a net profit of $75.5 million for the quarter ending June 30. Despite the positive results, analysts remain skeptical of the company's long-term fortunes. The Taiwanese company's second-quarter net...
  • App is capitalizing on 'fast food'

    It's an idea that started on the golf course. Rob Tomko of Whitehall Township was at the seventh hole at the Allentown Municipal Golf Course when he thought to himself that he should be able to order food and have it delivered to him right there on the...
  • State taxi companies sue Uber

    State taxi companies sue Uber
    More than 30 Maryland cab companies filed a lawsuit Thursday against the popular ride-sharing company Uber, alleging antitrust violations and demanding an unspecified amount of damages for upending the state's cab industry. The lawsuit, filed late...