| Aug 20, 2013
| 12:42 PM
When Google bought Waze, it wasn't just buying a startup -- it was also buying a highly engaged community of users willing to provide real-time traffic information.
And that community is key to Google's effort to stave off rival mapping apps, namely...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Some bands are better than others.
Chord by chord, line by line, beat by beat, hook by glorious hook, none is as convincing in 2013 as the Queens of the Stone Age. Even their codas kill.
The 6,000 heads moving in lockstep unison Saturday night at the...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:23 PM
If you love political campaigns, you should be grateful to Southern California Edison. That's because it has already started its campaign to get you to pay for its egregious blunder in wrecking its San Onofre nuclear plant.
San Onofre, of course, is...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 10:12 AM
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency operates 40 cable cars. They roll on three lines — Powell-Hyde, Powell-Mason and California Street — that together cover 8.8 miles. They top out at 9.5 mph and board about 19,000 passengers a...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 11:25 AM
The law firm of Robinson Calcagnie Robinson Shapiro Davis, Inc.
has built a national reputation for providing the highest quality of legal representation and obtaining substantial jury verdicts, judgments and settlements.
Since 1978, when senior...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 8:31 AM
BMW charged boldly into the realm of electric vehicles Monday morning with the official unveiling of its fully electric i3 compact car.
The all-new hatchback is the first built under BMW’s i sub-brand of electric or hybrid-electric vehicles, which...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Pictures in the News from around the world....
| Aug 10, 2013
Seven-layer soda pop rocks cake
2 hours. Serves 20 to 30
4 (16.25-ounce) boxes white cake mix (enough for 8 cake layers)
5 cups 7-Up or similar soda, divided, to substitute for the water in the cake mix
1 1/3 cups vegetable oil, divided, or as...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Summer’s here, bringing climbing temperatures, rising humidity in some areas and the renewed threat from killer bees.
So far this season a colony of 100,000 Africanized honeybees have taken up residence in a Houston home and a similar sized...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 4:22 PM
BEIJING — Flooding in western China, the worst in 50 years for some areas, triggered a landslide Wednesday that buried about 30 people, trapped hundreds in a highway tunnel and destroyed a high-profile memorial to a devastating 2008 earthquake....
| Jul 11, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Considering that Steve Ballmer has been chief executive of Microsoft for more than a decade, it might sound strange to say this. But the sweeping reorganization announced Wednesday made it clear that Microsoft is now his company.
Whether that's for...