| Jun 27, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Verizon Wireless proclaimed its roll-out of 4G LTE is "substantially complete" two and half years after it began, announcing Thursday the high-speed mobile data network is available in 500 U.S. markets.
The New Jersey-based mobile carrier has led the...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Spurred by two deadly crashes since 2005, Metrolink has now replaced almost all its fleet of aging rail cars with a state-of-the-art model designed to better protect passengers and crews during crashes.
Officials for the commuter railroad announced...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Christoph Niemann likely has two of the most-viewed artworks on display -- at least for today. The New York-based author and animator has a pair of Google Doodles hanging atop millions of browsers around the world.
For those in the Northern Hemisphere,...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Google has reportedly struck a deal to purchase Waze, a popular mobile mapping app, for $1.1 billion.
Citing unnamed sources, Bloomberg reported that the Silicon Valley giant could officially announce the deal as early as Monday.
The move would...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Working to instill a more uniform design throughout its Web services, Yahoo on Wednesday unveiled a new look for its Web search engine that resembles the homepage redesign the company introduced earlier this year.
The company said the renovated Yahoo...
| May 24, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Google is reportedly in talks to acquire Waze, a popular Silicon Valley mapping startup that gets its information by crowdsourcing from users.
Waze, which has managed to grab a loyal following in a market filled with giants that include Apple, Google...
| May 20, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Many Tumblr users are already up in arms over worries that their beloved blogging service could lose its hip edge under Yahoo's control.
The blogging website was filled with rants after Yahoo announced on Monday it was acquiring Tumblr for $1.1 billion....
| May 14, 2013
| 5:41 AM
After the coffee. Before the ESPN and ABC upfronts.
The Skinny: I got through the day without any pizza. Let's see if I can make it two in a row. Tuesday's headlines include Fox's new TV schedule for next season. Also, a hedge fund manager is pressuring...
| May 15, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Microsoft Corp. is partnering with Paramount Pictures on a promotional effort for the studio's "Star Trek Into Darkness." It represents the biggest such undertaking ever for the software giant.
The Redmond, Wash., company's campaign isn't short on...
| May 15, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Google teams took to the stage at the company's developers conference Wednesday to announce new services, features and revamped designs that will all be rolling out soon to users.
Join The Times' Michelle Maltais and me at 3 p.m. as we chat about all...
| Apr 28, 2013
You know the zombies that pop back to life even after you stab them with a pitchfork? It's the same with smartphones.
That's the bitter lesson I learned after returning home from Greenland and getting a $1,106 bill from Sprint for international data...