| Dec 5, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Booktrack, a new web-based reading and writing platform, allows users to add a synchronized soundtrack to original e-books or royalty-free texts.
Unlike audiobooks, Booktrack books do not include text narration. Instead, the platform allows users to add...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Thirteen members of hacker group Anonymous have pleaded guilty to charges related to their involvement in a 2010 cyber attack of PayPal, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday.
One of the defendants also pleaded guilty to the charges arising...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 1:11 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A 27-year-old San Diego man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of operating a "revenge porn" website and demanding up to $350 to remove sexually explicit photos of women that were often posted by angry former boyfriends or ex-husbands.
| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:22 AM
SAN DIEGO — A 27-year-old man accused of operating a "revenge porn" website, on which sexually explicit photos of women were posted by angry former boyfriends or ex-husbands, is due to be arraigned in court Wednesday on 31 felony counts....
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Historic Old Pasadena, a restored section of the city's downtown bustling with shops and restaurants, is getting more high-tech.
Three older buildings at a busy intersection on Raymond Avenue will be transformed into a hub for budding technology firms...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:30 PM
With some 175 comedians lined up to perform across more than 50 shows, the New York Comedy Festival is all about funny business. But its impact is no laughing matter.
That Kevin Hart standup pic -- "Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain," the one that grossed...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Corey Doctorow at Boing Boing: This year, I resolve to minimize my use of incaps when writing about commercial products and companies. An incap changes a word into a logo, and has no place in journalism or commentary -- it's......
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:23 PM
I wasn't shocked Tuesday when the Better Business Bureau released its list of the top scams of last year. Right at the top was the free medical alert scam I wrote about several times after hearing from hundreds of senior......
| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:10 PM
California’s bullet train is taking heat from all sides.
Last week, Republican Rep. Jeff Denham of Turlock introduced legislation to suspend federal funding for the high-speed rail line, amid concern that the project may not get the state and...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Creativity is one of the most mysterious processes undertaken by the human brain.
Despite its having been studied by everyone from philosophers to neuroscientists, we are still not much closer to understanding what it is or how it works.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:06 PM
In 2010, Zim Rogers was waiting to hear from his bosses about whether he would be promoted.
Rogers, who works in global securities, said that instead of getting a better job, he was fired after a cursory Google search turned up an 11-year-old mug shot...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Amazon.com is reportedly planning to offer small and mid-size retail businesses a checkout system that would use the company's Kindle tablets to process payments, a report Wednesday said.
The Seattle online retailer could have the checkout system...