| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:41 PM
With 20 minutes to go before making their high-stakes start-up pitches, the wannabe entrepreneurs were understandably nervous.
In one corner of the room, Marc Pakravan and Robert Davis, who came up with the idea for an online shopping site for men's...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The Kickstarter-born Pebble smartwatch will go on sale in Best Buy stores Sunday, marking the device's retail debut.
Pebble said the smartwatch will sell for $150. The device can be purchased now from Best Buy's website.
The smartwatch can connect...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — The sound system was on the fritz in Russian technology billionaire Yuri Milner's $100-million, 30,000-square-foot mansion in Silicon Valley.
Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres had been served. The guests had taken their seats in Milner'...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 8:44 PM
Kobe Bryant gave Dwight Howard a back-handed offer of support Monday night on Twitter, where three days earlier Bryant had "unfollowed" Howard after the free-agent center chose the Houston Rockets over the Lakers.
I wish d12 the best honestly. I just...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Even before the late Steve Jobs, who is the subject of the poorly received bio-pic “Jobs,” became an oracle of the personal computer revolution some 30 years ago, computers and their like were a mainstay in film and television.
| Aug 16, 2013
| 10:21 AM
This weekend, audiences will get the chance to watch Steve Jobs, a man they've spent decades seeing in the news or their mind's eye, on the big screen, looking a little like a famous actor. “Jobs,” Joshua Michael Stern’s take on the late...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 7:10 AM
After the coffee. Before seeing if I can get instant replay for my life.
The Skinny: As if you couldn't tell, I'm a little bit old school. That means I'm not exactly thrilled that baseball is now going to fully embrace instant replay. Human error and...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Can the onetime queen of daytime television rule the box office?
That will be the question at the multiplex this weekend as "The Butler," which features Oprah Winfrey's first major movie performance in 15 years, faces off against the R-rated action...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:38 PM
At first glance, a request by Carl Icahn that Apple increase its $60-billion stock buyback program seems like a head-scratcher.
After all, Apple already has annnounced the largest stock buyback in history. How much more can investors reasonably expect? ...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Open Road Films, the distribution company that released this summer's "Jobs," has extended its $100-million revolving credit facility through 2018.
The company, which was founded in 2011 by exhibitors AMC Entertainment and Regal Entertainment Group,...
| Jun 19, 2013
A report released this week bears out what many educators have been predicting: Amid rising college tuition, increased global economic competition and a job market that disproportionately rewards graduates in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math)...