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  • Last-minute tech gadget gift ideas [Video chat]

    Last-minute tech gadget gift ideas [Video chat]
    Christmas is just about a week away, so if you need a last-minute tech gift idea, here are a few. Join us at 10 a.m. as the Times' Stacey Leasca and I open up a few tech gadgets and discuss a few cool devices you can give as presents. If you don't...
  • Time Warner Cable Keeps Breaking TV Out of the Set-Top, But the Cable Box Is Here to Stay

    While cable operators continue to add more ways to watch TV without a set-top, that doesn't presage the death of the industry's expensive and proprietary -- and, some would say, hated -- boxes. The latest development in this trend: Time Warner Cable is...
  • As schools give students computers, price of L.A.'s program stands out

    As schools give students computers, price of L.A.'s program stands out
    The Perris Union High School District is paying $344 apiece for a Chromebook for every student. Nearby, Riverside Unified purchased a variety of devices, including the Kindle Fire and iPad Mini, for as low as $150 each. In San Diego Unified, some students...
  • Apple buys Twitter analytics firm for $200 million

    Apple buys Twitter analytics firm for $200 million
    Apple has purchased Topsy, a Twitter analytics firm, for $200 million. The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple has acquired the company, which is known for its extensive data of Twitter information. Topsy is capable of tracking what users are...
  • Amazon continues promoting Kindle Fire HDX with Giving Tuesday special

    Amazon continues promoting Kindle Fire HDX with Giving Tuesday special
    Cyber Monday is over, but Amazon.com is still promoting the Kindle Fire HDX by promising customers that it will donate $20 for every tablet that is purchased on Tuesday through Sunday, as part of Giving Tuesday. The offer applies when customers buy a 7-...
  • HBO Go Streams to Google Chromecast

    HBO is now live on Google's inexpensive Chromecast Internet TV adapter, with the premium cabler updating its HBO Go mobile apps and website to let users "cast" video to the device. When it launched in late July, the $35 Chromecast supported Netflix and...
  • Time Warner Cable Launches Showtime's Internet Video Service

    Here's one silver lining for Time Warner Cable customers out of its bruising fight with CBS: The MSO, under the deal it eventually reached with the Eye, has launched Showtime Networks' authentication service to let subscribers access the premium cabler'...
  • WWE Network to Launch in February as Streaming Service

    The WWE Network is ready to launch next month. It's just not what you may have expected it to look like. Instead of a new TV channel that would air WWE's pay-per-views and original shows, that programming will now be offered through a streaming service...
  • Best Buy offers $99 Kindle deal early

    Best Buy offers $99 Kindle deal early
    There are no Black Friday campers at Best Buy in Newport News or Williamsburg, and maybe this is why: Best Buy is offering a number of its doorbuster deals online today. The Kindle Fire (7-inch, previous generation), for example, can be purchased for...
  • Hulu Plays on Nintendo 3DS Game Systems, After Two-Year Delay

    Hulu Plus is now available on Nintendo's 3DS family of handheld game consoles -- almost two years after the Japanese company originally said it would add support for the subscription VOD service. Nintendo said in October 2011 that Hulu Plus would be...
  • Why Amazon Is Ready to Think Inside the Box

    Amazon and Netflix are the two biggest sharks in the surging Internet video subscription pool. They're both plowing millions into original TV production and bidding for the same licensing deals with studios -- all aimed at keeping viewers plugged into...