| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:32 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama has told his staff to use all the technology at their disposal to make the federal government “smarter, quicker and more responsive” in his second term.
Presenting what he called a “new management...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Neil Gaiman is busy. Having just published his first novel for adults in years, “Ocean at the End of the Lane,” the fantasy master is returning to the “Sandman” series on which his reputation at least partly rests, Vertigo, an...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 8:29 AM
Shares of BlackBerry plummeted more than 25% Friday after the company posted an unexpected quarterly loss and didn't break out the specifics of its smartphone sales.
At 8 a.m. Pacific time, shares were down $3.70, or 26%, to $10.78.
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:33 AM
If you've ever wanted to pretend to be James Bond on the abandoned island he travels to in "SkyFall," you can now do so thanks to Google Street View.
The island of Hashima, near Nagasaki, Japan, was home to a coal mining facility that housed 5,000...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 1:52 PM
Facebook announced that it plans to introduce a new system next week that will remove ads from appearing on a wider range of Pages and Groups that some users may find offensive.
The Menlo Park giant announced the change after a campaign earlier this...
| Jun 23, 2013
Has a last-minute travel emergency left you frustrated with logistics such as ground transportation or airport navigation? Do you stress about storm updates when traveling by car? Perhaps an unexpected flight delay has left you stranded and bored. Take...
| Jan 27, 2013
Whether you're looking for a cruise or looking to find more enjoyment from your trip on the high seas, apps can help. Here are some favorites from experts on the cruise industry. All of the apps work with iOS devices (iPhones, iPod Touches and iPads), and...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:34 PM
LAS VEGAS — For a corpse, the International Consumer Electronics Show was pretty lively.
The 2013 trade show, which ended a four-day run Friday, attracted a record 3,250 exhibitors and was on pace to match last year's 156,000 in attendance despite...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 4:09 PM
BlackBerry's relaunch includes one new bookish wrinkle: It's doing a year-long project with writer Neil Gaiman. The collaborative project will be written in monthly installments by Gaiman, using ideas and inspiration from readers inspired to join in.
| May 21, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Google jumped into the music subscription market last week with Google Music All Access, escalating the competition in a crowded market.
Although Google brings the biggest name to the market, many others already have large followings. Spotify stands out...
| May 4, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Samsung's Galaxy S 4 might be one of the best smartphones around, but it is only a small upgrade over the Galaxy S III.
The new flagship phone, which is called the GS4 for short, began selling late last month and is a solid smartphone with top-of-the-...