| Oct 12, 2009
Imagine a mini personal trainer strapped around your biceps as you work out at the gym or pull weeds in the yard. It counts the calories you burn and later relays the information to a software program on your computer to create a personalized plan of...
| Nov 18, 2009
Florida regulators have fielded scores of consumer complaints through the years about the how-to-get-rich affiliates of Orlando-based Dynetech Corp. But the grievances have largely fallen through cracks in the government's bureaucracy.
More than 130...
| Jun 17, 2009
In late 2007, just before the great American financial meltdown began in earnest, Victor Wong turned down a summer job at a major New York investment bank to fire up a tiny enterprise of his own.
For good measure, he dropped out of Yale, too.
| Jun 25, 2009
| 11:59 AM
Don't worry about the prices of Windows 7 computer operating system. Officials say they are in line with prices for Vista so if you bought your PC before Windows 7's release in October, you'll get a free upgrade.
To drum up demand among people who aren't...
| Jul 8, 2009
Summer is the perfect time to test out that new digital camera or spankin' new camcorder, but what do you do with all those hours of footage? How do you put it together without buying fancy editing software?
Here are some free video and photo-editing...
| Jul 26, 2009
There's a postage stamp-sized place in Paris' 16th arrondissement that houses a collection of luxury goods that would be the envy of any upscale boutique. Louis Vuitton monogram-covered handbags and wallets crowd shelves with Hermès scarves and ties,...
| Aug 20, 2009
More than a year has passed since your last eye exam, so you drop by your local boutique for a quick checkup. An hour later -- and $500 poorer -- you're out the door, wondering how a simple prescription framed in a piece of plastic stamped "Made in China"...
| Aug 21, 2009
A federal jury convicted New Orleans political operative Mose Jefferson of bribery and obstruction of justice Friday, less than a month after his brother, a former Louisiana congressman, was found guilty of unrelated corruption charges.Mose Jefferson, 66,...
| Aug 29, 2008
Microsoft Corp. is buying a Munich, Germany-based
Web comparison shopping site and its parent company for about $486
million in cash.
The Redmond, Wash.-based software maker says the acquisition of
Greenfield Online Inc., which owns Ciao, a...
| Aug 5, 2004
As PC gamers across the country salivate at the release of id Software's much-anticipated "Doom 3," computer retailers are rubbing their hands over the anticipated swarm of shoppers who must buy machine upgrades to even play the game. After juicing up...