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  • NSA-proof smartphone? New Blackphone Android promises privacy

    NSA-proof smartphone? New Blackphone Android promises privacy
    Privacy-minded users may want to keep an eye on Blackphone, a device that promises to deliver privacy like no smartphone before it. Blackphone is a device that claims it will be able to keep users' phone calls, text messages, video chats and Web...
  • Nearly a fifth of 2013 New York City thefts involved Apple devices

    Nearly a fifth of 2013 New York City thefts involved Apple devices
    Apple devices are still in high demand -- just ask New York City thieves. Products by the Cupertino, Calif., company, such as iPhones and iPads, accounted for more than 18% of New York's grand larcenies in 2013, according to a report by the Wall...
  • As Square considers IPO, rancor from merchants is a trouble spot

    As Square considers IPO, rancor from merchants is a trouble spot
    SAN FRANCISCO — Square came in handy for Camilla Barry in accepting payments at her bed-and-breakfast in the Northern California town of Rumsey — until a guest disputed a room charge in May. That's when Barry discovered that Square Inc.,...
  • Dominique Raccah, founded book company

    Dominique Raccah, founded book company
    Dominique Raccah's dream as a child was, unequivocally, to be an astronaut, and though she has yet to venture into outer space, her thirst for discovering new worlds has thrust her to the fore of other frontiers. Raccah, founder of Sourcebooks, a 26-...
  • Apple launches on China Mobile with blockbuster sales expected

    Apple launches on China Mobile with blockbuster sales expected
    China Mobile began selling Apple iPhones on Friday and marked the occasion with a visit from Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook to its stores.  "Having fun in Beijing at the iPhone launch with China Mobile!" Cook tweeted.  The new partnership was...
  • American idle? Automakers upgrade perspective on Millennials

    American idle? Automakers upgrade perspective on Millennials
    DETROIT, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Young U.S. consumers want vehicles outfitted with expensive technology that boosts gas mileage and keeps them safe and connected, according to a survey published on Thursday. But the high cost of car ownership remains a...
  • Kevin Hunt: Movie-Theater Gift Card Isn't Honored In The Area, So Why Is It Sold Here?

    Kevin Hunt: Movie-Theater Gift Card Isn't Honored In The Area, So Why Is It Sold Here?
    Q: "Many stores sell Fandango gift cards. The problem is that no movie theater in [the area] accepts these gift cards. Our friends received Fandango gift cards for Christmas that were purchased at Kohl's. Fandango refused to refund the purchase. Kohl's...
  • The smart way to travel with a smartphone

     The smart way to travel with a smartphone
    Given the number of people you see on the street, head down, eyes focused on their phones, it's no surprise that more than half of American adults have a smartphone. We love to call, we love to text, we love to post to Facebook. But what we don't love, if...
  • On plate: Tech, revamped menus

    On plate: Tech, revamped menus
    Restaurants will look to interesting new foods and high-tech devices to attract customers this year. Snacks, late-night menus and iPad-type tablets that allow customers to pay the bill at their tables are among the innovations being introduced into...
  • L.A. schools' iPad watchdog committee set to disband

    L.A. schools' iPad watchdog committee set to disband
    The watchdog committee for the Los Angeles school district's $1-billion iPad program is scheduled to fold, raising questions about oversight of the ongoing effort to provide every student, teacher and administrator with a computer. The decision to...
  • Phone app could be wave of future for Metra

    Phone app could be wave of future for Metra
    A smartphone-based ticket program used in Boston may be in the future for Metra riders as the rail agency's possible response to the CTA's Ventra card, officials say. Commuters in the Massachusetts Bay area download tickets on their iPhones or Android...
  • Verizon to buy Intel's online TV unit for about $200 million

    Verizon Communications Inc. said it will acquire Intel Corp.'s online television unit in a deal that signals the growing importance of harnessing the Internet to deliver movies and television shows into the home. The transaction, valued at less than...