star Zulily under pressure to perform 02-24-14
— At Zulily’s Seattle offices, models strut in
leather boots and flowery dresses; assistants carry toys
and baby pajamas back and forth.
smartphone traffic apps really work? 02-24-14
apps promise real-time traffic info, but — honk! honk!
— picking the best route is still a gamble.
video games aim to be deeper than first-person shooters 02-17-14
ANGELES — Miguel Oliveira is developing a video game
in a tiny apartment near the University of Southern
California, worlds away from the high-tech studios of
Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo
Comcast seek share of home security market 02-17-14
a 3,200-square-foot home in Milford, Mich., Chris
Dierkes showed off one of AT&T’s latest service
offerings: home security and automation.
gamers enjoy celebrity, income from heeding the 'Call' 02-10-14
— Matt Haag used to be just another suburban kid going
to high school, working at McDonald’s and aggravating
his parents by spending endless hours on his Xbox.
purloined picture: Visual artists confront piracy on the
a few months last fall, Hannah Price was famous. More
precisely, she was Internet famous.
to safeguard your new electronic presents 01-27-14
you received a tablet, computer or a new phone this
holiday, you’re not alone. This year, tech gifts were
expected to top a third of all holiday wish lists,
according to the National Retail Federation.
beginner's guide to Reddit 01-20-14
that website you’ve heard of but maybe don’t quite
understand. Is it a social network? A message board?
become tech hubs for the digitally inclined 01-13-14
are turning to libraries with tech-fueled questions
about everything from e-readers to social media – and
librarians have the answers.
Wolverton: A look back at the year in tech 01-06-14
past year saw few breakthrough tech products, but it was
anything but a boring year in tech.
you 'like' a chance to 'sympathize' on Facebook?
are some things on Facebook you just don’t want to
bad day at work. Sick kids. The dog died. Where’s the
"dislike" button when you need it?
and fellow tech giants move into shopping malls
Calif. — The glowing winter wonderland inside the mall
here, adorned with fake snow and pulsing with electronic
music, beckons weary holiday shoppers.
are charging the picture for camera sales 12-23-13
a modern paradox: People are taking more photographs
than ever before, nearly 400 billion this year, yet
sales of cameras are shrinking.
a #hashtag takeover 12-16-13
# is having a moment. No
longer just a pound or number sign, it’s been born
again on Twitter as a way to link tweets of the same
topic or add a quick quip.
phone is talking behind your back - to your doctors
PARK, Md. — Your phone knows everything about you —
how much you walk, talk and what level of Candy Crush
you’re stuck on — but soon it could be spilling
secrets to your doctor.
shopping transforms holiday retail season 12-02-13
the crowds at the mall seem a bit thinner this holiday
season, it may be because more shoppers are at home,
buying gifts on an iPad.
of technology comes at a cost 12-02-13
he rose to his feet from a knuckle-dragging crouch,
primitive cave man wrapped his newly evolved opposable
thumbs around the handy tools of his time — a club or
spear — and instantly his life got easier.
media startups' value is enormous, if you trust
FRANCISCO — Snapchat is not even 3 years old. It’s
run by a couple of 20-somethings with no prior business
experience. And it has never made a cent.
test-drives Google Glass in the operating room 11-25-13
— When Dr. Heather Evans, a trauma surgeon at Seattle’s
Harborview Medical Center, stepped into the operating
room wearing an eyeglasses-like, Internet-connected
device known as Google Glass, she quickly realized its
potential and its pitfalls.
effect reshapes how businesses interact with customers 11-18-13
Piasecki navigates by the stars. Where to dine next?
Where to work out when she’s traveling? She scans the
Web, favoring those places with four- and five-star
reviews, disregarding the rest.
isn't what it used to be in Internet world 11-18-13
quick: How many times do the words "America,"
"free" and "states" appear in the
Declaration of Independence? Now add those together, and
what do you get?
NSA partnering on cybersecurity programs 11-18-13
— Universities across the country are racing to
prepare the next generation of cybersecurity experts
before a major cyberattack leaves the country’s
networks struggling to reboot.