| Aug 20, 2013
| 9:19 PM
Seismic experts and engineers have long warned that a certain type of wood-framed building is particularly vulnerable to collapse during a major earthquake, because the first story cannot support the weight of the upper stories.
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:22 AM
After cutting the price of the 8 gigabyte Nexus 4 down to $199, Google has sold out of the smartphone just a few days later -- and the device may not be going back on sale.
Google cut the Nexus 4's price by $100 on Wednesday, making it a great bargain...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Strong August auto sales numbers revealed a problem last month that Ford, General Motors and Chrysler once would have begged for -- not enough cars to sell.
All three automakers posted double-digit gains in sales last month and they reported tight...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Strong August auto sales numbers revealed a problem last month that Ford, GM and Chrysler once would have begged for — not enough cars to sell.
Automakers sold 1.5 million vehicles last month, a 17% gain over the same month a year ago and one of...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 11:34 AM
With the proliferation of CPO programs among high-end automakers over recent years, owning a late-model luxury car no longer requires an astronomical payment. Thoroughly inspected, meticulously reconditioned and comprehensively warrantied – yet much...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Underneath the spectacular home price gains in the Southland this year is a story of supply and demand.
On Tuesday, the real estate research firm DataQuick reported a 4.6% increase month-over-month in the median home price and a whopping 28.3% jump from...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Microsoft appears to be having a hard time selling its Surface RT tablets. The computer giant announced Thursday that it had to take a $900-million charge against earnings because of what it described as "inventory adjustment" for the device.
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:55 PM
California’s hyperactive housing market appeared headed from statewide recovery to all-out exuberance last month as prices on closed sales climbed at a record pace.
The state's median home price shot up a record 28.5% in June from a year earlier,...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Japanese automakers had a big month in the U.S.
Toyota’s U.S sales rose 17.3% in July, to 193,394 vehicles, compared to the same month a year earlier.
Honda said its U.S. sales in July rose 20.9% to 141,439 vehicles. With sales of more than 32,...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Hopping on the wave of back-to-schools specials, Microsoft is cutting the price of its Surface Pro tablet by $100.
The Redmond, Wash.-based tech company is selling the Surface Pro, a tablet capable of running a full version of its Windows 8 operating...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:47 PM
Be patient. Hang in there. Keep trying.
In one form or another, that's the advice some real estate experts give buyers in dealing with this overheated housing market.
Yes, it is a good time to buy in terms of house prices and mortgage rates. If you...