| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Facebook, in a move that could help the social network break down the language barrier among its more than 1 billion users, has acquired Mobile Technologies, a speech recognition and translation company.
Mobile Technologies is the maker of Jibbigo, a...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Google updated its maps app for Android and iPhone smartphones not with new features but with redesigned ads that show up when users do a search query.
Google Maps has been displaying ads since 2010, but Google revamped them to go with a new look it...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:26 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Jeff Bezos' purchase of the Washington Post is provoking anxiety and uncertainty among journalists.
But for Silicon Valley techies, this unlikely marriage is cause for optimism: Someone may finally deliver technical and...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:25 AM
As National Football League players begin pulling on their practice jerseys at training camp, the league has unveiled an online community designed to spur participation in fantasy football.
Dubbed Fantasy Genius, the site enables novices to seek...
| Apr 28, 2013
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Sneaks list: In the...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:32 AM
The iPad once again has a Google Maps app optimized for the Apple tablet.
Google on Wednesday issued an iOS version of Google Maps specifically for use on the iPad. For the last nine months, iPad users who wanted to use Google Maps have been forced to...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Two hackers from Irvine gained access in April to the air conditioning and water systems of a Google Inc. office in Sydney, Australia.
Because Google had failed to install a security patch to a software program that remotely tracks and controls building...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 11:52 AM
In an effort to lure the shrinking flock of young Roman Catholics to a more wired religious world, a Vatican court has ruled that following Pope Francis online and on Twitter can earn believers time off from their sentence to purgatory for confessed and...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 11:29 AM
This year marks the 100th edition of the Tour de France and Google is commemorating the race with a new browser-based interactive guide.
Your Tour, as the browser feature is called, takes users through the various stages of the 2,115-mile bicycling race...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:25 AM
If Chief Executive Elon Musk was at all concerned about Tesla's position as the most technologically advanced electric car on the market, a new app designed for Google Glass just might cement the luxury brand's status.
Software engineer Sahas Katta,...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:26 PM
The latest in tech includes free apps from Apple, the death of AltaVista and more. Here are some highlights from a day in tech.
Apple gives away popular apps for free
The Cupertino, Calif., tech giant put 10 of the most popular apps in its App Store...