| Nov 27, 2014
| 2:47 PM
For her family, Lois Kuykendall Hild was the anchor: mother who injected meaning into the phrase "home is where the heart is."
From an early age, she sought permanence in people, not places. Her father's work and her brother's bronchitis meant...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 9:41 AM
The Washington Post announced a new app on Thursday that gives Amazon Fire tablet users free online access to the paper.
Fire owners have free access to The Washington Post for six months, with no subscription required. Readers would then have to sign...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 12:58 PM
In the 4700 block of Clopton Drive
A report of damaged property was received on Oct. 19 from a customer at Wal-Mart. The victim's front driver's-side tire was punctured while parked in the parking lot between 5 and 6 p.m., causing $100 in...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 2:30 AM
U.K. satcaster BSkyB has invested $500,000 in web-video aggregator Pluto.TV, whose previous investors include UTA CEO Jeremy Zimmer and Terry Semel's Windsor Media.
Pluto.TV, launched this spring, pulls in video from across the web and organizes it in...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 2:30 AM
The "Skylanders" franchise has generated over $2 billion in sales for Activision, which first introduced the collectible toy game concept to the video game industry in 2011. Toys for Bob, the developer behind the original "Skylanders Spyro'...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 3:02 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
It's time for another fabulous freebie free-for-all! Munch on a free peronsal pan pizza, free bagels, free coffee, free doughnuts. Get into museums for free this weekend and snag a $10 Publix gift card with product purchases....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Five months after its launch in the United States, where it's signed up nearly 700,000 paying subscribers, the WWE Network will start streaming overseas.
WWE will introduce the digital channel in 170 countries starting Aug. 12. Those include major...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 1:49 PM
The man who created Google Glass has left the Mountain View, Calif., tech giant for Amazon, a sign that the Seattle online retailer may be eyeing an entrance into the wearable device market.
Babak Parviz announced his move this weekend through a post...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 11:37 AM
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is suing Amazon.com alleging that the online retailer unlawfully billed parents millions of dollars for mobile in-app purchases accidentally made by their kids.
The federal complaint, which was filed in Washington&...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:44 PM
For most parents, seeing a random $358 charge on their credit card bill would elicit a lot of questions.
But for the parents of the 71% of children who play mobile games such as Angry Birds or Temple Run, those seemingly random charges are becoming more...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Amazon.com Inc ramped up its push into hardware on Wednesday with the debut of six new or upgraded devices, including a high-end $199 e-reader called the Kindle Voyage and its cheapest-ever touch-screen tablet.
The No. 1 U.S. online retailer also...