Kate Upton's curves sold a mobile video game - and what it means
for the industry 04-15-15
ANGELES — For millions of TV viewers, the sight of model Kate
Upton and her lush curves remains inescapable.
Buzz: Gas Guru app points you to fill-ups for less 04-06-15
in time for spring and summer road trips, here’s an app that
can save you time and money.
Q&A: How to take your contacts along when switching email 04-06-15
can’t send email messages from my Microsoft Windows Live Mail
program anymore, and my computer support people can’t figure
out how to fix it.
domination pretty close to complete 03-30-15
case you haven’t raised your head long enough to notice the
throngs of people gazing hypnotically at their smartphones, the
nation has passed a milestone.
takes aim at the mobile market - again 03-30-15
JOSE, Calif. — With a flurry of new chips and strategies,
Intel is mounting its biggest push ever into a mobile computing
market that threatens one of its key business lines.
10 will support facial recognition, thumbprint scanning 03-23-15
— Microsoft officials, from Chief Executive Satya Nadella on
down, have repeated the mantra that Windows 10 will bring a
"more personal" computing experience.
ResearchKit could be boon for medical research, but there are
Calif. — You will soon be able to participate in cutting-edge
medical research — from the comfort of your iPhone.
Buzz: Citymaps app helps users collect, share points of interest
global map app that enables you to collect and share points of
iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch with iOS 7.0 or later, Android
4.0.2 and up. Cost:
TV 'skinny' package likely to accelerate cord cutting 03-16-15
ambition to be a dominant player in television is expected to
accelerate the unraveling of the pay-TV bundle.
are women leaving the tech industry in droves? 03-09-15
Redmond launched into a technology career for an exciting
challenge and a chance to change the world.
patchwork rules Internet of Things and its users 03-09-15
JOSE, Calif. — With smart gadgets already flooding the market
and thousands more expected in coming years, the Internet of
Things is emerging amid a regulatory wilderness.
gives early warning on heart failure 03-09-15
— Joe Jones has been hospitalized half a dozen times for heart
recently, he was discharged from the hospital on his birthday,
behind 'Big Hero 6' pushes limits on computer animation 03-02-15
Hero 6" has been a critical and commercial hit for Walt
Disney Animation Studios, winning an Oscar and taking in more
than $500 million at the box office.
spray could track the history of foods, other products 03-02-15
Calif. — What if you could use your smartphone to tell if the
apple you’re about to bite into has been genetically modified,
if your bottle of extra-virgin olive oil was watered down with
an inferior product, or if the Armani suit you purchased is
genuine or a knockoff?
Draper: Venture capitalist's eccentricity 'runs deep'
MATEO, Calif. — As a third-generation venture capitalist, Tim
Draper gauges the motivation of entrepreneurs who pitch him. Are
they true believers or opportunists? Are they committed for the
long haul, or just hoping to cash out?
The Airbnb for cars
JOSE — Parking a car at the airport can be a money drain for
travelers — the vehicle sits there idly while the driver
shells out $15 or $20 a day.
printers to make human body parts? It's happening 02-09-15
JOSE, Calif. — It sounds like something from a science fiction
plot: So-called three-dimensional printers are being used to
fashion prosthetic arms and hands, jaw bones, spinal-cord
implants — and one day perhaps even living human body parts.
try again: More apps joining anti-smoking arsenal 02-09-15
don’t need a crystal ball to make this projection about the
future: Ditching the cigarettes is — and will likely continue
to be — the single most important thing you can do for your
our smart gadgets become trusted or oppressive companions? 02-02-15
JOSE, Calif. — Like legions of hyperactive butlers, many of
the brainy gadgets being developed for the Internet of Things
will anticipate our needs and make choices for us — without
being told what to do — marking a momentous transformation in
our relationship with machines.
growing patent portfolio offers clues about future products 02-02-15
Calif. — A computer mouse that doubles as a scanner. A coating
that keeps gadgets safe and dry even in the event of a spill.
And a smartphone that rotates like a cat midair to avoid landing
on its pretty glass face.
video games good for you? New research suggests answer is yes 02-02-15
— Imagine a hardcore video game fanatic, and the picture you
summon probably won’t resemble Roman Rivera.