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  • A 'kill switch' to deter smartphone theft: It's the right call

    Do you own a smartphone? If so, you are a target for opportunistic thieves. Robberies and thefts involving smartphones are now the most common property crimes in America. The black market for these stolen devices has become so lucrative that even...
  • Apple earnings preview: Second quarter may test investors' patience

    Apple earnings preview: Second quarter may test investors' patience
    Three months ago, when Apple reported its holiday earnings, the company posted record revenues thanks to refreshed lines of iPads and iPhones that had launched in the fall.  But instead of basking in a big win, Apple got pounded by Wall Street because...
  • Apple shares surge as second-quarter revenue tops forecasts

    Apple shares surge as second-quarter revenue tops forecasts
    After weeks of anxiety among investors over Apple Inc.'s fiscal second-quarter results, the company delivered a one-two punch of good news Wednesday that sent its stock soaring. First, Apple posted revenue for the three months ending in March that...
  • Apple, Facebook post strong results

    Apple, Facebook post strong results
    Talk of Silicon Valley losing steam was put on hold as two technology titans, Apple Inc. and Facebook Inc., tallied better-than-expected quarterly earnings and revenue. Apple's stock climbed more than 7% in after-hours trading after it reported that...
  • A 'one-size-fits-all option' in Easton

    For some people, gift cards are lazy and impersonal. For others, they are convenient and practical. For Easton Main Street Initiative, which debuted its Downtown Easton Gift Card program in late September, they are an innovative way to explore and...
  • Popular mobile apps weren't secure, feds allege

    Popular mobile apps weren't secure, feds allege
    If you've gotten so used to using your smartphone anywhere that you don't think twice about using it to shop and manage your financial affairs while you're out and about, this should make you think twice. Two popular apps, Fandango and Credit Karma,...
  • Making retailers liable for damages from hacking

    Making retailers liable for damages from hacking
    SACRAMENTO — The recent hacking of customer data from Target Corp. computers is roiling the California Legislature. Last week, two members of the Assembly touted a bill to strengthen consumer safeguards and limit the type of information...
  • Automakers upgrade new car technology

    Automakers upgrade new car technology
    When the sleek 2015 Hyundai Genesis goes on sale later this spring, the automaker will put an ambitious new telematics and customer service program on the road with it. The system, which is the second generation of Hyundai's Blue Link connectivity,...
  • Microsoft says goodbye to Windows XP operating system

    Microsoft says goodbye to Windows XP operating system
    Microsoft Corp. is finally pulling the plug on a piece of technology that has refused to go away. On Tuesday, the software giant will stop supporting Windows XP, the still ubiquitous computer operating system that's been around for almost 13 years, an...
  • Tablets and apps for children are on the rise

    Tablets and apps for children are on the rise
    Nick Stepka knew what gift would make his daughter's third birthday a hit, and it wasn't a toy or doll. He gave her a tablet — not a sleek new iPad or a hand-me-down Samsung, but one specifically designed and marketed for little ones. It even came...
  • Comcast and Time Warner Cable tell Congress: We'll be good -- promise!

    Comcast and Time Warner Cable tell Congress: We'll be good -- promise!
    Comcast and Time Warner Cable today brought their road show to the U.S. Senate, trying to prove that their proposed $40-billion merger will bring fabulous service to consumers, create new competition and, one would think, end the stalemate over the...