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  • HTC One coming to Verizon Wireless on Thursday

    The HTC One smartphone will be sold by the nation's largest carrier beginning next week, four months after it launched on AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint. Verizon Wireless said in a tweet early Friday that HTC's top phone of 2013 would cost $199 with a two-...
  • Skype to be pre-installed in new version of Microsoft Windows

    Bloatware is the term given to programs that come pre-installed on computers even though it's unlikely they will be used by every owner. Sometimes they are difficult to get rid of and can consume resources unnecessarily.  Pre-installed anti-virus...
  • AOL's Patch local news service cuts 350 jobs; additional 150 in limbo

    AOL Inc. on Friday plans to lay off 350 employees who work for the tech company's Patch local news websites, Chief Executive Officer Tim Armstrong said in a conference call with AOL staff. An additional 150 workers could lose their jobs by October,...
  • Werner Herzog's 'From One Second to the Next' is an Internet hit

    Director Werner Herzog's sobering new documentary short, "From One Second to the Next," is a hit on the Internet. The 35-minute film, a cautionary look at the dangers of texting while driving, has racked up nearly 1.75 million views on YouTube since...
  • L.A. taxi firm adopts 'e-hail' app to counter ride-share startups

    L.A. taxi firm adopts 'e-hail' app to counter ride-share startups
    Fighting back against the growing popularity of smartphone-based ride-sharing services, one traditional taxi company in Los Angeles has rolled out an app that makes it easy to summon and pay for a ride. The app, developed by Flywheel Software Inc., a...
  • Video game music coming of age

    Video game music coming of age
    Austin Wintory doesn't care to participate in debates about whether video games count as art. But if anyone corners him about it Wednesday when he joins the Pacific Symphony as a guest conductor, he'll have a couple of powerful friends to back him up....
  • Toby Keith, Garth Brooks top Oklahoma Twister Relief benefit

    Toby Keith, Garth Brooks top Oklahoma Twister Relief benefit
    Saturday’s country music all-star gathering for the Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert in Norman, Okla., has aready generated at least $1 million for recovery efforts following the killer storms that swept through the region in May. The $1 million is...
  • T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon rolling out VoLTE: What is it?

    T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon rolling out VoLTE: What is it?
    T-Mobile, AT&T and Verizon have separately announced the launch of VoLTE, the latest in wireless networks. But what exactly is it and how will it affect consumers? Here's a quick guide: VoLTE stands for Voice-over-LTE, and essentially, it is a...
  • FHP botched investigation in I-595 hit-run tragedy, defense attorney says

    FHP botched investigation in I-595 hit-run tragedy, defense attorney says
    Joseph McGowan now knows that his vehicle was one of two or three that struck a woman who suffered from dementia and was standing in the center lanes of Interstate 595 about 3:30 a.m. on Nov. 3, 2010. The Florida Highway Patrol says McGowan's minivan was...
  • Businesses recognized by Howard County with Wellness awards

    Tower Federal Credit Union and Verizon Wireless, in North Laurel, received Innovations in Wellness awards from the Howard County Health Department's "Healthy Howard" program. The award recognized Tower's progressive "Wealth of Wellness" employee...
  • City Lights: Dylan worth the time, no matter the quality

    City Lights: Dylan worth the time, no matter the quality
    It's no small feat to decode the lyrics of Don McLean's "American Pie," but most critics I've read believe "the jester" in verse three is a reference to Bob Dylan. That's the character, of course, who sings "in a coat he borrowed from James Dean/and a...