| Mar 29, 2014
| 6:34 PM
The endless hum of whirling slot machines washes over the food court at the Sands casino in Bethlehem, as Yuli Cui of Flushing, N.Y., reads a Chinese newspaper.
Huddled at a table with her friends, Cui, 50, plucks a tangerine from the bagged lunch she...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 7:14 AM
TALLAHASSEE – In Florida budget politics, it pays to be a night owl.
Long after House and Senate budget negotiators have cinched deals on the biggest brick-and-mortar components of their $75 billion spending plan for next fiscal year –...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 7:36 PM
A high-stakes battle is underway in Washington over launching the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites.
Space entrepreneur Elon Musk is pitted against the nation's two largest weapons makers, Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Say hello to Robin Seggelmann.
The name may not ring a bell, but his handiwork has gained worldwide notoriety. Seggelman, it seems, is the poor soul who wrote the flawed piece of code that has come to be known as the Heartbleed bug.
According to his...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 8:19 PM
Allen E. Puckett, one of the engineers who after World War II built Los Angeles-based Hughes Aircraft Co. into the nation's leading defense electronics firm — dominant in the markets for air defense, radar systems, tactical missiles and satellites...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 11:11 AM
If you're looking to buy the iPhone 5s for cheap, RadioShack is the place to go.
The electronics retailer is holding a promotion that drops the price of the 16-gigabyte Apple iPhone 5s to $99 on a two-year contract.
That's a nearly 50% discount on the...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 12:02 AM
Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto of Temple City, the man recently named by Newsweek as the mysterious creator of bitcoin, has hired a law firm and issued a statement late Sunday night in what he says was an attempt to "clear my name."
The statement came in an...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 11:52 AM
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the United Kingdom advised computer users to consider using alternatives to Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer browser until the company fixes a security flaw that hackers have used to launch attacks.
| Apr 3, 2014
| 12:15 PM
The end is nigh for Windows XP, and Best Buy is hoping to make some sales off of that.
The electronics retailer will offer users of the the aged operating system $100 credit toward new computers when they trade in their current Windows XP laptop, Best...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 11:47 AM
North Central College and Naper Settlement are each moving forward with plans for projects in and around Naperville's downtown.
The city's Downtown Advisory Commission recently received updates from the liberal arts school and living history museum on...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:21 PM
The College Board's decision to make the essay portion of its influential SAT exam optional is setting off a national debate among colleges and universities about whether to require applicants to take it.
Beyond the potential effect on students, the...