Google bet on walletless future, but are shoppers ready to pay
with phone? 06-29-15
ALTO, Calif. — Some pay for deli sandwiches with a flick of
their Internet-enabled wristwatches. Osama Bedier waves his
look to insects for robotic inspiration 06-29-15
Calif. — At a University of California, Berkeley laboratory,
engineers are building cockroach-like robots with a noble
purpose — search and rescue.
more than tweets: Twitter adds product and place pages to drive
Social media network
Twitter is testing product and place pages, a new feature that
will help drive e-commerce through the platform.
launches new gaming site as it plays catch-up with Twitch 06-15-15
of the video game industry’s big E3 convention next week,
YouTube is launching a new gaming app and website to provide a
better experience to an online community that has flocked to
ramps up efforts to attract more men 06-08-15
FRANCISCO — Artist Tim Odell uses Pinterest to gather images
of classic Pontiac cars, U.S. Navy battleships and medieval
armor, which he recreates as a hobby.
app developers, more big changes are coming soon 06-08-15
App Store revolutionized the tech world when it opened in summer
2008, spawning a billion-dollar industry in one fell swoop. It
was neither the first nor the largest back then, but the store
quickly exploded in popularity, prompting Apple co-founder Steve
Jobs to say "it is going to be very hard for others to
no longer a search-engine blip 06-01-15
Wash. — In Microsoft’s expensive, decadelong battle against
Google’s search engine, no detail is too small.
a hidden power center of Silicon Valley 05-25-15
JOSE, Calif. — Silicon Valley is famed for spawning the
desktop, mobile and cloud computing revolutions. What is less
well known is that it’s one of the nerve centers for building
the world’s fastest number-crunchers.
new self-driving cars to hit the streets 05-18-15
VIEW, Calif. — After a year of testing its bubble-shaped
driverless cars on the empty roads of a shuttered military base,
Google is about to deploy its fleet on the busy streets of
Wolverton: AT&T-DirectTV deal poses threat to consumers 05-11-15
bid to buy DirecTV has been floating under the radar, drawing
neither the scrutiny nor the scorn of Comcast’s recently
abandoned proposal to buy Time Warner Cable.
latest tool for selling real estate: FaceTime 05-11-15
CITY, Calif. — Real estate agent Julie Ray has come of age in
the red-hot housing market.
addresses challenges women face trying to quit smoking 05-04-15
– When it comes to quitting smoking, women may need some extra
motivation, researchers say.
Q&A: How to conceal your contact list when sending a group
switching e-mail addresses from ATT.net to Gmail.com, and I’d
like to tell all my contacts with one e-mail. Is there a way to
do it without revealing my entire contact list to every
recipient of the e-mail?
A good video editor at a reasonable price 04-27-15
that do a lot of things well and don’t break the bank rank
high on my list of must-haves.
Pahlka, founder of Code for America, talks 'civic hacking' 04-20-15
FRANCISCO — Jennifer Pahlka captains a brigade of 16,000
volunteer programmers who are using technology to make
government better, one city at a time.
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.