| 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 12, 2013
| 7:05 AM
The last six years have been remarkable for Silicon Valley.
The launch of the first iPhone in 2007 accelerated the pace of disruption and had the kind of impact on consumers and businesses the dot-com bubble once promised but failed to deliver.
| Jun 30, 2013
| 8:19 PM
British futurist James Martin, who predicted the ubiquity of computers and foretold the rise of the Internet in "The Wired Society," a 1978 book that was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, has died near his private island in Bermuda. He was 79.
| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:19 PM
Enjoy the stock market's latest record while you can.
The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index both turned in fresh highs Thursday, propelled by favorable earnings and a drop in jobless claims.
Share prices also got a boost...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:39 PM
Traditional Southern California supermarkets, already facing growing competition from leviathan discounters such as Wal-Mart and Target, are now catching blows on another flank as markets catering to environmentally conscious foodies proffer local fare in...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:09 PM
The gig: Mark Suster is an entrepreneur, angel investor and managing partner at Century City venture capital firm Upfront Ventures, formerly known as GRP Partners.
A vocal proponent of L.A.'s growing tech scene, Suster has become known as the go-to...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 11:50 AM
NEW YORK -- It wasn't just the $363,053 tax bill that drove Edith "Edie" Windsor to take on the federal government four years ago. Windsor, heartbroken after the death of her longtime partner, Thea Spyer, was also angered by the fact that if Thea had...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:55 PM
Douglas Carl Engelbart, who in the 1960s envisioned the power of interconnected computers to accelerate the pursuit of knowledge and solve the world's increasingly complex problems, laying the foundation for the modern computing age and the Internet, died...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Fresh paint on the cement wall of an industrial warehouse space across from Handsome Coffee Roasters reveals two sides of Los Angeles' downtown Arts District. Graffiti tags cover one half of the wall; the other has just been coated with glossy red paint...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Even in a place where the seemingly fantastic happens on a daily basis, the events of last week involving Oracle Inc. left many long-time observers of the tech scene in Silicon Valley stunned.
Oracle, the Redwood City giant best known for its database...