can do spring cleaning and put cash in your pocket 04-07-14
CHICAGO — The
average home has $7,000 worth of unused items simply taking up space, according
to a study by market research firm NPD Group.
open coffers to cryptocurrency donations 04-07-14
Guests mingling at a
recent gala for the Spare Key charity didn’t know it, but they had entered a
new frontier in nonprofit fundraising.
your recipes online? Of course, there's an app for that 03-31-14
organization. Maybe, like me, you’re new to it. Even though I work with
recipes professionally, I’ve been hesitant to go completely digital. I’m
used to working from books. Paper is comforting to me.
homes plug in to Internet, hackers plug into homes 03-31-14
To keep an eye on his
child via his smartphone, Marc Gilbert installed Internet-connected video baby
monitors in his home in Houston.
incidents prompt universities to rethink balance of openness, security 03-24-14
In the two weeks
between recent revelations that hackers stole data on students, alumni and
faculty from the University of Maryland-College Park and the Johns Hopkins
University, nearly 360,000 records were swiped in similar attacks at schools in
Pennsylvania, Indiana and North Dakota.
'shelfies' put witty twist on social media photos 03-17-14
AKRON, Ohio — What
do you get when bookshelves pose for a picture?A group shelfie, of course.
Go ahead and groan, but give the
Akron-Summit County Public Library credit for a pretty good visual pun.
X: Secret lab for 'moonshot' research 03-17-14
a rare public speech, Google Inc. CEO Larry Page once
suggested the tech industry needs "safe places
where we can try out new things" without rules or
by the linens? Your favorite store may be tracking you 03-10-14
— Signals emitted by your smartphone leave a digital
trail that retailers can follow to find out how long you
lingered in front of a sales rack or languished in a
transforms real estate marketing 03-10-14
visitor was asking Toll Bros. CEO Douglas Yearley about
the location of property in another state. visitor were
tech boom produces new technologies to help parents 03-10-14
before the dawn of the pacifier, parents of newborns and
toddlers found ways to use surrounding resources to help
soothe and distract tots into precious moments of peace.
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.