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  • L.A. Unified halts contract for iPads

     L.A. Unified halts contract for iPads
    L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy suspended future use of a contract with Apple on Monday that was to provide iPads to all students in the nation's second-largest school system amid mounting scrutiny of the $1-billion-plus effort. The suspension comes...
  • Tom Hanks' new app an homage to manual typewriters

    Tom Hanks' new app an homage to manual typewriters
    A new app for the iPad aims to recreate the nostalgic sense of typing on a manual typewriter, but ramped up to meet the demands of digital-age word processing. The brainchild of Oscar-winning actor and collector of vintage typewriters Tom Hanks, the app,...
  • Pump prices keep dipping on rising U.S. output

    Gasoline Gas prices continue to decline despite tensions in Iraq and Ukraine, thanks to rising U.S. output. Greater domestic supplies have led "to the cheapest gas prices for August in years," travel club AAA said. On Monday, the price of regular gas in...
  • Finally! An app to turn the ordinary person into a criminal

    Finally! An app to turn the ordinary person into a criminal
    Via this recent piece in Wired, we are introduced to a breakthrough in technological services that could make everyone's home or office immeasurably less secure and give almost everyone with a cellphone the opportunity to become a burglar.  Extra...
  • Amazon Fire Phone not enticing enough to leave Apple, Android

    Amazon Fire Phone not enticing enough to leave Apple, Android
    Amazon.com made its boldest move yet into the electronics hardware business by entering the fiercely competitive smartphone market earlier this month with the release of the Amazon Fire Phone. The Amazon smartphone is suited with top-of-the-line...
  • Shazam expands to Mac computers

    Shazam expands to Mac computers
    On its quest to get its technology on as many of your devices as possible, Shazam has released a new version of its audio-identification service built for Apple computers. Shazam for Mac, available now on the Web and the Apple App Store, marks the...
  • U.S. tech firms under increasing scrutiny in China

    U.S. tech firms under increasing scrutiny in China
    The Silicon Valley economy is hot these days, but U.S. tech firms are feeling a chill in China. Anti-monopoly investigators have raided Microsoft's China offices, and the government has banned Windows 8 from state computers. San Diego-based chip maker...
  • How Sprint's Family Share Pack plan compares to AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile

    How Sprint's Family Share Pack plan compares to AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile
    With a new chief executive at the helm, Sprint this week announced an aggressively priced plan that launches Friday and heavily caters toward families of four or more who use large amounts of data.  ------------ FOR THE RECORD An earlier version...
  • With One M8, HTC gives smartphone users a choice: Android or Windows?

    With One M8, HTC gives smartphone users a choice: Android or Windows?
    It’s hard to get excited about using the Windows Phone operating system instead of Android or Apple’s iOS. There’s a long list of official apps that can’t be downloaded, including YouTube, Snapchat, Dropbox and Lyft. But...
  • Taiwan growth outlook brightens as factories gear up for smartphone demand

    Taiwan growth outlook brightens as factories gear up for smartphone demand
    The launch of new tech products such as Apple's iPhone 6 will help Taiwan remain one of Asia's stronger exporters, bolstering its economic prospects this year amid a patchy global recovery. After the government raised Taiwan's GDP outlook for 2014 last...
  • A day in the life of Pink Taco CEO and Viper Room owner Harry Morton

    A day in the life of Pink Taco CEO and Viper Room owner Harry Morton
    On a recent Wednesday, Harry Morton sits at the head of a conference table at the Pink Taco offices on Sunset Boulevard. To his left, a bookshelf displays framed photos of Morton in Vanity Fair and Men's Vogue along with articles on how at 27 years old,...