| Jan 17, 2010
When President Obama announced plans in April to spend $13 billion in federal stimulus funds on developing high-speed rail in America, he invoked the usual role models -- Japan, China and France -- as examples of fast-train culture.
He also praised...
| Jan 6, 2010
| 11:06 PM
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer showed off a new touch-screen, tablet-style computer from Hewlett-Packard Co., the first of several such devices expected to be unveiled this month.
The tablet - also known as a slate, a one-piece portable computer without a...
| Jan 8, 2010
A laptop computer maker is issuing a recall of thousands of notebook PCs because they pose a potential burn hazard to consumers.
About 22,000 Acer Aspire-series Notebook Computers are being recalled. An internal microphone wire under the palm rest can...
| Jan 9, 2010
If all the Consumer Electronics Show coverage this week has you scheming to buy the new Google smart phone or a 3-D home theater system, you aren't alone. Americans have an insatiable appetite for the latest and greatest gadgets.
So what if we own an...
| Jan 24, 2010
Apple is expected to unveil its much-anticipated touch-screen tablet on Wednesday morning. A few journalists see the device as a possible savior for the newspaper business. Me? I'm wondering how it'll affect the skyline.
Don't laugh. Whatever shape it...
| Jan 27, 2010
After weeks of hype, the Apple Ipad is finally on store shelves (where it isn't already sold-out). I can search in internetm watch movies, play video games, even download and read books.
So does it spell the end of the Mom-and-Pop Bookstore?
| Feb 5, 2010
| 3:24 PM
Optimum Energy, LLC, provider of heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) software solutions that set a new standard in energy efficiency, today announced the successful implementation of OptimumHVAC software in Chilling Station 6 of the...
| Feb 11, 2010
| 11:23 AM
Many homeowners including a good handful of builders and developers are still under the impression that green building is expensive. But research shows just the opposite. Then there's 'green washing,' a term that describes misleading environmental...
| Jul 26, 2010
Back to school shopping is in full swing across Florida, but if you want to save money mark your calendar for up-coming sales tax holiday on clothes, books, notebooks, binders and more.
What you should know:
Florida law directs that no sales tax or...
| Jul 30, 2010
| 7:19 PM
A spokeswoman for Morningside Recovery Homes would neither confirm nor deny Friday whether actress Lindsay Lohan will be staying at the Newport Beach rehab home after she's released from jail next week.
The "Mean Girls" star was ordered by Judge...
| Aug 5, 2010
Gayle Anderson was live in Altadena for "CHEAP FIREPROOFING".
The Insurance Information Network of California (IINC) offers several suggestions for fireproofing your home cheaply during wildfire season. California homeowners can take simple steps to...