LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles County officials will make a last push today for Angelenos to take a pledge never to text and drive. The county has proclaimed the day “It Can Wait […]
Older people searching for jobs have long fought back stereotypes that they lack the speed, technology skills and dynamism of younger applicants. But as a wave of baby boomers seeks to stay on the job later in life, some employers are finding older workers are precisely what they need.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is launching a smartphone trade-in program later this month that will help consumers trade up to the newest phones available. The world’s biggest retailer said Tuesday that consumers […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Smartphones are getting bigger as people use them more to watch movies and play games. A new one from Samsung is beyond big. With a screen measuring 6.3 inches diagonally, the […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In his documentaries, Werner Herzog has examined grizzly bears, plane crash survivors, cave paintings and death row inmates. For his latest project, the 70-year-old filmmaker is exploring the dangers of texting […]
SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks says it’s reached a deal to partner with Google that will allow it to offer its customers dramatically faster Wi-Fi service. Financial terms were not disclosed. Starting in August, new U.S. […]
NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T is making it easier for customers to upgrade their cellphones more frequently, as long as they’re willing to pay more. The country’s second-largest cellphone carrier says it’s introducing an option […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — How much are your private conversations worth to the government? Turns out, it can be a lot, depending on the technology. In the era of intense government surveillance and secret court orders, […]
NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a message busy New Yorkers hate to get: the low-battery message on your cellphone when there’s no charger in sight. Now that could be a thing of the past. New […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Californians who use prepaid cellphones would pay a little more to add minutes under a bill moving through the Legislature. The Assembly on Thursday approved a bill that would require prepaid […]
NEW YORK (AP) — The country’s four biggest cellphone companies are set to launch their first joint advertising campaign against texting while driving, uniting behind AT&T’s “It Can Wait” slogan to blanket TV and radio […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook Home, the new software that takes over the front screen of a smartphone, is a bit of a corporate home invasion. Facebook is essentially moving into Google’s turf.