| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Many Wi-Fi woes could soon be coming to an end.
An industry group will begin certifying products capable of running on a faster and more reliable wireless network technology, the group announced Wednesday.
The launch of the Wi-Fi Alliance’s...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Samsung will begin selling new versions of its Galaxy Tab tablets next month.
The South Korean tech giant Monday announced the Galaxy Tab 3 will go on sale July 7 and will be available in three different screen sizes.
It will be available with a 7-...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Google has teamed up with Wal-Mart and several other major retail partners to sell the company's Chromebook laptops at their stores.
The Mountain View, Calif., tech giant said Chromebook laptops will now be sold at more than 6,600 stores, or three times...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 9:32 AM
The iPhone 5 will be available to Virgin Mobile customers with a $35 pre-paid plan starting on June 28.
The popular Apple smartphone will go on sale starting at $550 in-store for the 16-gigabyte model. Users looking for more storage can head to Virgin...
| Dec 28, 2012
Three popular brands of baby mattresses that were marketed in recent months to families and day care centers contained toxic flame retardants linked to increased cancer risk, according to laboratory tests conducted for the Chicago Tribune.
| Sep 20, 2012
| 3:16 PM
Judging from Apple's 2 million-plus iPhone 5 pre-orders, the frenzy surrounding Friday's release of the coveted device will mean long lines and frustration for some consumers.
Officials at Orlando area malls with Apple stores, including Mall at...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 11:19 AM
Holiday hiring by retailers is fast approaching a record set 12 years ago, according to a new analysis of government numbers.
So far, retailers have added 619,700 seasonal workers in October and November, 19% more than the 512,600 holiday employees...
| Nov 25, 2012
Just as Tom and Claudia Towles were opening their second Baltimore toy shop four years ago, the recession hit. The owners of aMuse Toys decided to cut back — not on staff or selling space — but on the number of manufacturers whose products...
| May 24, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Teen retailer Abercrombie & Fitch Co. stumbled hard in its first quarter, with same-store sales diving 15% and profit missing Wall Street’s expectations.
The company, fresh off a mea culpa over Chief Executive Mike Jeffries’ controversial...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 4:04 PM
Sick of Christmas yet?
For months, stores have been shoving holiday decorations at us, with twinkly lights, mechanical elves and ornament-festooned trees crowding the aisles.
And it's only going to get worse. Christmas is still a ways off. Enough time...
| Apr 7, 2013
Forget about learning the state capitals, at least, as the sum total of your knowledge of geography.
"Geography is about meaning, not knowing place names and memorizing lists — that was school geography," said Daniel Edelson, vice president for...