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  • Amazon's 'Transparent' to Premiere September 26 in U.S. and U.K.

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Amazon's new original comedy "Transparent" will premiere on Friday, September 26 in the U.S. and the U.K. through Prime Instant Video, the site announced Wednesday. All ten episodes will be released at once. The series is...
  • India's Karbonn Mobiles expects to go public by 2016

    (Reuters) - Karbonn Mobiles, the third-largest smartphone maker in India, expects to go public by 2016 as it bets on sales of Android devices made in partnership with Google Inc to boost revenue growth. "Frankly, I've been delaying it for the last couple...
  • Gov. Brown signs bill requiring cellphone 'kill switches'

    Gov. Jerry Brown and California lawmakers addressed technology's dark side Monday, with Brown approving a requirement for "kill switches'' on smartphones and legislators requesting new protection for victims of revenge porn and identity theft. A...
  • Calls grow for wider inquiry into bidding on L.A. Unified iPad project

    Calls grow for wider inquiry into bidding on L.A. Unified iPad project
    A day after Los Angeles Unified abruptly suspended the contract for its controversial iPad project, there were growing calls for a more thorough investigation into whether the bidding process for the $1-billion program was improperly handled. The...
  • Can Supt. Deasy survive LAUSD's iPad fiasco?

    So, remember that $1-billion plan to get iPads for each and every Los Angeles Unified student the district has been working on and steadfastly defending for a couple of years now? Forget about it. The deal is off, creating a new round of L.A. Unified...
  • Gov. Brown signs bill mandating 'kill switches' on smartphones

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed into law a first-in-the-nation requirement that smartphones sold in California eventually be equipped with “kill switches” that allow owners to remotely render them useless if stolen, in reaction to a spate of...
  • L.A. Unified halts contract for iPads

     L.A. Unified halts contract for iPads
    L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy suspended future use of a contract with Apple on Monday that was to provide iPads to all students in the nation's second-largest school system amid mounting scrutiny of the $1-billion-plus effort. The suspension comes...
  • Hewlett-Packard recalls six million power cords over fire hazard

    Hewlett-Packard recalls six million power cords over fire hazard
    Hewlett-Packard Co is recalling about 6 million computer power cords after 29 reports of the cords melting or charring, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Tuesday. The recalled item, the LS-15 AC power cord, was distributed with Hewlett-...
  • Best Buy says sales to fall as more shoppers buy online

    Best Buy says sales to fall as more shoppers buy online
    (Reuters) - Best Buy Co Inc, the largest U.S. consumer electronics retailer, said same-store sales were expected to fall and higher discounting would erode margins in the second half of the year. Best Buy's shares fell as much as 7 percent on Tuesday...
  • Internet banking still No. 1 but slips in popularity

    Internet banking still No. 1 but slips in popularity
    Consumers are banking less often on desktop computers, as an increasing number of people turn to mobile phones, ATMs and even branches to handle their finances, a survey released last week shows. Asked which methods they "use most often" to manage their...
  • Chopsticks and smartphone app help Chinese detect bad cooking oil

    Chopsticks and smartphone app help Chinese detect bad cooking oil
    With about 3.5 million tons of illegally reprocessed cooking oil returning to dinner tables each year, Chinese consumers are desperately looking for an easy way to help them determine if the oil they use is safe. Baidu, China’s largest Internet...
  • Apple to add security alerts for iCloud users, says Cook: WSJ

    Apple to add security alerts for iCloud users, says Cook: WSJ
    Apple Inc is planning additional steps to keep hackers out of user accounts in the face of the recent celebrity photo scandal and will aggressively encourage users to take stricter security measures, CEO Tim cook told the Wall Street Journal in an...