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  • Orange school board approves outside review of construction and purchasing programs

     
    You will see a shorter version of this in the paper tomorrow. Orange County’s School Board voted tonight to hire an independent auditor to investigate its construction and purchasing departments. In a heated meeting, the board approved a recommendation....
  • How Sezmi stacks up

     
    If digital cable and Verizon's FiOS are version 2.0 of pay TV, then Sezmi is version 2.5. It's a step in the right direction, but still a work in progress. Sezmi is a hybrid of over-the-air, cable and online television services, combining more than 50...
  • Digitally downloaded software popular online, automatic renewals not so much

     
    In 1990, Bill Gates introduced Microsoft Windows when software came in a box and you had to run to the store to get it. Credit: Marty Lederhandler/Associated Press. Digital delivery is the preferred method of getting software, with consumers reporting...
  • IFixit 'teardown' expert wishes Apple would open up a bit more

     
    IFixit, the online electronics part reseller, relies mostly on the enthusiastic attention and dollars from fanatics of all things Apple. But the San Luis Obispo startup isn't exactly keen on some of the hardware giant's business philosophies. Apple has...
  • Southern California Edison customers will be able to check electricity usage online

     
    Southern California Edison Co. installed its 1 millionth smart meter at a Redondo Beach home on Monday. The device will allow Edison customers to check electricity usage online. Credit: Southern California Edison. When you get your pricier-than-normal...
  • DECE turns UltraViolet

     
    The moniker chosen by the inter-industry Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem doesn't reveal much about its purpose -- to deliver movies and music to consumers through the Internet in a way that's resistant to piracy yet compatible with a wide...
  • Apple beats expectations, reports record revenue on strong Mac, iPhone sales

     
    Apple Inc. reported record revenue for the quarter that ended June 26, noting strong sales of its Mac computer line and iPhones, and selling nearly 3.3 million iPads during the first period where the tablet computer was available. "It was a phenomenal...
  • COMIC-CON 2010: A boom in digital comics portends big changes for readers

     
    Los Angeles Times writers Alex Pham and John Horn take a look at how a new wave of digital comic books designed for mobile phones, tablet computers and other devices stands to impact the publishing industry and independent retailers --......
  • IPhone 4's parts cost more than Droid Incredible's

     
    Customers can buy Apple's iPhone 4 or HTC's Droid Incredible for the same price, but the parts that make up the HTC smart phone cost about $18 less than the parts in its competitor, according to two reports from hardware analysis firm ISuppli. The Droid...
  • This month at the Orange County Library

     
    There are some fun (and free!) things going on at the Orange County Library this month, including: CPR Training — (Aug. 7 at the South Creek Branch;  Aug. 14 at the West Oaks Branch, 11 a.m.)  Representatives from the Pediatric Sports Medicin...
  • Back to school shopping without leaving the house

     
    Do you need to do back to school shopping? Do you like to shop online? Check out DealTaker.com for back to school discounts. I found clothes, shoes, backpacks, lunch bags, notebooks, calculators, and much more. Even if you're not school shopping, you...