| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:20 AM
A trio of former Pomona College students are declaring war on the password, and they’re enlisting consumers to put pressure on technology companies to adopt a more secure log-in process.
Brennen Byrne, Mark Hudnall and Jesse Pollak through their...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 10:43 AM
For two whole minutes, a Pennsylvania man was the richest man in the world.
Richer even than Carlos Slim, the Mexican tycoon, who's estimated by Forbes to be worth $73 billion.
Chris Reynolds, a public relations executive, told the Los Angeles...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:30 AM
The beer guys of South Florida will show their soft side this Saturday, July 6, at M.I.A. Brewing Company's Hop Into Action fundraiser benefiting a pair of newborn twins from Orlando who lost their mother shortly after birth.
Local brewers and beer...
| Jun 23, 2013
There are 140 or so miles of highway between the heart of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It's not the most exciting stretch of road unless you look at it as an asphalt umbilical cord.
Coming to terms with the fact that its...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Tickets are on sale now for the annual La Cañada Spring Home Tour, which this year takes place on Friday, May 3 and features local properties in a variety of architectural styles.
“We have four terrific homes lined up for our guests to tour this...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Apparently, billionaire Elon Musk is channeling John F. Kennedy, who famously intoned, “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.”
Musk, who wasn’t even born when Kennedy gave his inaugural...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Sensitive financial and healthcare information is stored on Web browsers, making it easily accessible to hackers, a new analysis has found.
Web browsers – Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer – often save images and other content on...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 12:05 PM
The White House unveiled new antipiracy initiatives and is calling for more cooperation in the fight against intellectual property theft from search engines, data storage services and domain name registrars.
The initiatives are an expansion of the Obama...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 11:55 AM
This post has been updated with information from an amended criminal complaint filed Thursday afternoon.
Hackers allegedly targeted 15 financial institutions, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citigroup Inc. and E-Trade, as part of a nearly two-year-...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 10:35 AM
If you are one of those people who rarely carry cash or forget to take it along, there's a smartphone app that might interest you.
Venmo, a digital wallet company, has an app that makes it easy to exchange money, split bills and make good on IOUs....
| May 28, 2013
| 8:51 PM
NEW YORK — In what was described as the biggest-ever international money-laundering scheme, a federal grand jury has indicted a company on criminal charges that it used "virtual" currency to launder more than $6 billion in ill-gotten gains....
| May 29, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Each day, we comb through pages upon pages of crime reports from the Wichita Police Department. Below is a quick glance at some bits and pieces from those sheets.
These reports are designed to give you an idea of what residents and police are...