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TW Cable boosts top Internet speed to 100 Mbps

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Time Warner Cable Inc. is doubling the Internet speed of its fastest product and more than halving the price of its lowest-speed product to compete with its telecom rivals AT&T and […]

10/28/2013

HTC offers larger phone, with fingerprint sensor

NEW YORK (AP) — At your neighborhood coffee shop, you can order your beverage in small, medium or large. Now, you can do that with phones, too. HTC Corp. is introducing a larger version of […]

10/14/2013

A phone is held in a car. (AP Photo/Pat Wellenbach, File)

LA pushes ‘It Can Wait’ campaign to stop texting while driving

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 […]

09/19/2013

In this photo taken Aug. 23, 2013, David Mintz poses for The Associated Press inside his business, Tofutti, in Cranford, N.J.  Mintz, the Tofutti  CEO, maker of dairy-free products, says he wants his employees at Tofutti to have the trademarks of youth: energetic and enthusiastic, fresh thinking and quick to catch on, able to work at a frenzied pace, starting the day early and working late. He’s finding them in older workers.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Some employers see perks of hiring older workers

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.

09/13/2013

Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart to launch smartphone trade-in program

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 […]

09/10/2013

This photo provided by AT&T shows the Samsung Galaxy Mega. With a screen measuring 6.3 inches diagonally, the Galaxy Mega is almost as big as a 7-inch tablet computer. The difference: It makes phone calls. (AP Photo/AT&T)

New Samsung ‘Mega’ phone nearly tablet-sized

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 […]

08/19/2013

German director Werner Herzog (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

Herzog on tackling texting and driving in new film

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 […]

08/08/2013

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Starbucks to partner with Google to upgrade Wi-Fi

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. […]

07/31/2013

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AT&T introduces option for faster phone upgrades

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 […]

07/16/2013

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The price of surveillance: Gov’t pays to snoop

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, […]

07/10/2013

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