| Aug 15, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Recognizing the growth in online payments and the increasing number of targeted cyberattacks on big companies, technology giant IBM is making the first major expansion of its nearly 2-year-old security division.
On Thursday, IBM announced an agreement...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:54 PM
A hacker group briefly took control of portions of the Washington Post, Time and CNN websites on Thursday after breaking into an article recommendation service used by the news outlets.
The Syrian Electronic Army took credit for the breach, with one...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 6:51 PM
Visionary technological proposals generally trace a life cycle of three stages. First comes the thrill of the unveiling (the "gee-whiz" stage); then there's the hard work of research and development to convert rough sketches into practical form; finally...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Apple's next media event is just a few days away, and the tech giant is expected to announce new iPads. That means now is the time to sell your old iPad before it loses a lot of its value.
The Cupertino company will make its announcement Tuesday in...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 11:26 PM
The gig: Lyndon Rive, 36, chief executive of SolarCity Corp., a company co-founded in 2006 with his older brother, Peter, that helped popularize a new direction in residential solar power development. The San Mateo, Calif., company installs solar panels...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:33 AM
Tesla Motors Inc., will join the Nasdaq 100 stock index beginning Monday to fill the spot of computer technology company Oracle Corp., which announced last month it would move to the New York Stock Exchange.
Headed by Elon Musk, the billionaire also...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
“The Bachelor” doesn’t have a great track record when it comes to forming lasting relationships. But show creator Mike Fleiss and host Chris Harrison are hoping that their new venture will inspire more meaningful love connections....
| Jul 17, 2013
| 10:43 AM
For two whole minutes, a Pennsylvania man was the richest man in the world.
Richer even than Carlos Slim, the Mexican tycoon, who's estimated by Forbes to be worth $73 billion.
Chris Reynolds, a public relations executive, told the Los Angeles...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:20 AM
A trio of former Pomona College students are declaring war on the password, and they’re enlisting consumers to put pressure on technology companies to adopt a more secure log-in process.
Brennen Byrne, Mark Hudnall and Jesse Pollak through their...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:11 AM
Freddy Smalls' Summertime Backyard BBQ takes place Aug. 18. in the West L.A. gastropub's back parking lot. It's $45 for an all-you-can-eat menu of beer-steamed Maryland blue crab, smoked Mary's chickens, grilled tri-tip with Texas toast and chimichurri,...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Los Angeles billionaire Elon Musk secretly purchased the amphibious sports car that appeared as a movie prop in a 1970s James Bond film with the intention of converting it into the real thing.
Musk, chief executive of electric car company Tesla Motors...