| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:35 AM
As martyrs go, Aaron Swartz was an extraordinary example of the breed. A computer programming genius, he had helped develop the social networking site Reddit and became known as a leading advocate for easy and free information sharing on the Web.
| Jan 27, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Question: My wife and I dined at a restaurant in Los Angeles where the menu noted that it pays a living wage — about a 15% surcharge. But I was unsure how much to tip. Without the living wage, I would have tipped my usual amount. I favor the...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 7:00 PM
From rubble and wreckage, Ki Suh Park often saw possibility. It was so as he stood amid the destruction of the Korean War, when he resolved to study architecture and help rebuild his homeland. And it was so as he drove down Western Avenue after the 1992...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 10:37 PM
They take their basketball seriously at Thousand Oaks High, where the fan section is known as the Green Hole. And they were whipped into a frenzy in the second half Friday night, with the Lancers rallying for a 46-43 victory over Calabasas in a Marmonte...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Need to turn off a light in the other room? Just flick a wrist from wherever you are in the house.
Call it the 21st century version of the clap-on, clap-off. Relying on minute changes in Wi-Fi signals rather than cameras, motion detectors or other...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
WASHINGTON – Say what you will about Vice President Joe Biden – the man can deliver a eulogy. Just ask him.
“I’ve spoken at more eulogies than I’d like to remember,” he said Wednesday at a service for Frank R....
| May 29, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Maximizing retweets of Twitter posts has always been a science to some Twitter users. They try to post at certain times when a lot of their followers are active. Others try to list the right hashtags or mention accounts of important people. Now, there...
| May 29, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Taking another page out of Twitter's playbook, Facebook on Wednesday announced Verified Pages, a feature that will make it easier for users to find the official account of celebrities and prominent people they want to follow.
Now, when users check out...
| May 30, 2013
| 10:37 PM
The Cancer Chronicles
Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery
After his wife was diagnosed with a metastatic cancer, New York Times science writer Johnson embarked on an intense and comprehensive exploration of...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 5:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — As soon as the credits rolled on "The Internship," Rachel Kang, a 20-year-old UC Berkeley sophomore from Torrance, headed straight back to her apartment to Google jobs at Google Inc.
"I have always loved Google. I think everyone...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 7:26 PM
Aaron Swartz, who co-founded Reddit and became an Internet folk hero for fighting to make online content free to the public, committed suicide Friday. He was 26.
Swartz hanged himself in his Brooklyn, N.Y., apartment, said a statement released by his...