| Sep 1, 2013
| 8:46 AM
TELLURIDE, Colo. -- Tim Jenison makes it very clear in the beginning of the Telluride Film Festival documentary “Tim’s Vermeer” that he is not an artist.
He’s a desktop-video inventor, the founder of a hardware and software...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:41 AM
The United States hit No. 5 on the list of most competitive global economies after dropping for four straight years.
That's according to the World Economic Forum, which moved the U.S. up two slots from last year after concluding that its economic...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
On a recent day at work in a San Francisco loft, Moncef Belyamani was sporting a hipster "LOVE" T-shirt and riffing, with obsessive detail, on the evolution of vinyl record production.
The Android coder and sometime dance-club DJ wrapped up by...
| Aug 22, 2013
Patent trolls are a widely reported problem for big business and technology makers. They are companies that exist primarily to buy up patents and then collect money, in the form of licenses or lawsuit settlements, from alleged infringers of those patents....
| 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...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The first U.S. offshore wind turbine hooked into the U.S. power grid in June, but not in the "green" state of California. It happened on the opposite side of the continent, off the coast of Maine, using a floating wind-generator prototype well suited...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 6:15 PM
A U.S. trade agency handed Apple a significant victory Friday in its ongoing patent battle against rival Samsung.
The U.S. International Trade Commission ruled that Samsung violated two crucial mobile patents held by Apple and that products using the...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Author Steven Johnson is getting his own PBS television show, “How We Got to Now.”
Johnson has written eight books about science and technology, including the bestselling “Everything Bad Is Good for You: How Today's Popular Culture...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Sicily wants its art back, and the demand -- which the J. Paul Getty Museum said it would honor -- would leave the museum on the hook for an extra $300,000.
A major exhibition of antiquities, “Sicily: Art and Invention between Greece and Rome,&...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Relations between Italy and Los Angeles' J. Paul Getty Museum seemed to be smoothing when Sicily lent the museum antiquities for a major exhibition, "Sicily: Art and Invention Between Greece and Rome." The show of more than 100 ancient treasures opened...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 12:52 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Doug Engelbart, the inventor of the computer mouse and developer of early incarnations of email, word processing programs and the Internet, has died at the age of 88.
The Computer History Museum, where Engelbart had been a fellow...