| Nov 17, 2013
| 10:23 PM
SAN DIEGO — After the headline-inducing sex scandal that led to the resignation of Mayor Bob Filner, the special election campaign to find a replacement has been mostly civil and frightfully earnest.
With some policy differences at the margins,...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Qualcomm's Toq smartwatch will make its debut the Monday after Thanksgiving, the company announced.
Toq, made by the San Diego chips company, will go on sale for $349.99 on Dec. 2, so-called Cyber Monday, which is when many websites hold sales for the...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 10:36 AM
If you’re thinking of buying an Android smartphone, look no further than the Nexus 5.
Google’s new flagship smartphone, with its all-around features, is a powerful alternate to Apple's iPhone 5s and Samsung's Galaxy S4.
The Nexus 5 went on...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Motorola is following the release of its slumping Moto X smartphone by releasing the Moto G, a mid-range device that's set to arrive in the U.S. in January and be available with no contract for $179.
The Google-owned phone maker unveiled the device in...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 11:55 AM
A new stock index was launched Wednesday to help investors keep track of the investing strategies of some of the smartest minds on Wall Street.
The iBillionaire index lists 30 large-cap stocks owned by billionaire investors, including Warren Buffett,...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Thanks to a $100-million donation, UC San Diego will be creating a new clinical center to study how the use of stem cells may help cure or alleviate leukemia, spinal cord injuries, Alzheimer’s disease and other health problems, officials announced...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Google's answer to the iPhone 5s has arrived, and it looks promising.
The tech giant last week announced the Nexus 5 and immediately began selling it online. Within minutes, the black 16-gigabyte version sold out on Google Play.
The Nexus 5 starts...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 12:50 PM
After countless leaks, Google has finally formally unveiled its new Nexus 5 smartphone, and it arrives just in time for the holiday shopping season.
The LG-built device comes a month after Google sold out of its predecessor, the Nexus 4. Around the same...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:00 AM
LG has finally unveiled its long-rumored curved-screen smartphone, and it's got a few interesting arguments for why you should consider purchasing the unusually shaped device.
The South Korean company announced the device, the LG G Flex, Monday after...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Hoping to get a jump on its rivals, Nokia announced early Tuesday that it will be rolling out a tablet running the Windows operating system and two smartphones with whopping 6-inch screens.
The Finnish phone maker also said that popular apps Instagram...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Smartphone users who like the fingerprint scanning feature on the iPhone 5s but want a bigger screen might want to check out the newly unveiled HTC One Max.
The device, introduced Monday, features a humongous 5.9-inch screen. The phone comes in a...