| Apr 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Specialty sporting goods store Sport Chalet Inc. is now offering same-day delivery service, hopping on a crowded bandwagon that includes Amazon, Wal-Mart, Google and EBay.
“Sometimes there just is not enough time for a customer to visit our...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Decades ago, many workers spent their whole lives at the same job, retiring with a full pension, and maybe even a gold watch from their boss.
Now, almost no one works at the same place for life, and there’s much less loyalty between employers...
| Apr 7, 2013
Forget about learning the state capitals, at least, as the sum total of your knowledge of geography.
"Geography is about meaning, not knowing place names and memorizing lists — that was school geography," said Daniel Edelson, vice president for...
| May 14, 2013
The country's largest wireless carriers have joined together for a national advertising campaign to discourage mobile users from texting while driving.
AT&T announced that competitors Verizon Wireless, Sprint and T-Mobile and more than 200 other...
| May 10, 2013
It was your basic, run-of-the-mill accident. Kim Haselhoff's 9-year-old son got nipped in the finger by one of the family dogs. It didn't seem too serious, but there was a bit of blood.
Unfortunately, the pediatrician's office had just closed, and the...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Teens and bargain hunters propelled retail sales in April, but couldn’t save the industry from the dampening effects of chilly weather and continuing economic worries.
A monthly measure of same-store sales rose 3.7% last month, according to...
| May 3, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Add U.S. Cellular to the long list of mobile networks that offer the iPhone.
After being exclusive to AT&T for nearly four years, the iPhone is now available from nearly every phone carrier in the country, with U.S. Cellular being the latest to join the...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Say there’s a concert scheduled at a major Los Angeles venue, but that managers smell gas in the air before the show goes on.
Chances are that they will cancel the event and take a loss out of an abundance of caution, said Dov Charney, chief...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 9:32 AM
The iPhone 5 will be available to Virgin Mobile customers with a $35 pre-paid plan starting on June 28.
The popular Apple smartphone will go on sale starting at $550 in-store for the 16-gigabyte model. Users looking for more storage can head to Virgin...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 2:50 PM
DURHAM, N.C. -- A man with a pistol-grip shotgun shot and wounded four people near a law firm and outside a Walmart in Greenville, N.C., late Friday morning, according to Greenville police.
The gunman was shot and wounded by police officers at the scene...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Many Wi-Fi woes could soon be coming to an end.
An industry group will begin certifying products capable of running on a faster and more reliable wireless network technology, the group announced Wednesday.
The launch of the Wi-Fi Alliance’s...