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Ruling: Samsung infringed on Apple

posted: 05/19/2015 1:58 a.m. Discuss

A partial court win Monday for Apple gives the U.S. tech company more leverage to seek an ultimate agreement with Samsung Electronics to end a fight over mobile phones that began under Steve Jobs, who said the South Korean company copied his designs.

New dressing-room technology designed to boost sales

posted: 05/18/2015 2:10 a.m. Discuss

Imagine a fitting room with a "smart mirror" that suggests jeans to go with the red shirt you took in. It snaps a video so you can compare the image side-by-side with other colorful shirts you try on. It might even show you how the shirt will fit without you having to undress.

Software helps job searchers reveal full skills

posted: 05/18/2015 2:09 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Department of Workforce Services is using a computer program to assess occupational skills to help the unemployed find jobs.

Robotic walker faces long climb in Japan

posted: 05/18/2015 2:09 a.m. Discuss

Yuichi Imahata's 9-year-old daughter is thrilled her dad stands tall above her head. It's an experience that is new to her.

TECH SPOTLIGHT: Otterbox makes strong case for the klutzy

posted: 05/18/2015 2:05 a.m. Discuss

A new phone needs a new case to keep the phone from becoming a new doorstop after a drop.

ON COMPUTERS: Easily restored computer settings good to have

posted: 05/18/2015 2:03 a.m. Discuss

Until the other day, we thought there were only two things to remember when buying a new computer: Get one with an Intel Core i5 or i7 processor and get at least eight gigabytes of RAM. Here's a third tip: Get one that's easy to restore to its original factory settings. We learned this lesson after attempting to replace Bob's 9-year-old HP machine with a Lenovo.

Business news in brief

posted: 05/18/2015 1:58 a.m. Discuss

Online purchases jump in first quarter Although frigid weather kept many Americans away from malls and stores last quarter, it didn't stop them from shopping on their laptops and smartphones.

Sensors let adult children keep tabs on aging parents from afar

posted: 05/11/2015 2:09 a.m. Discuss

Each time 81-year-old Bill Dworsky or his 80-year-old wife Dorothy opens the refrigerator, closes the bathroom door or lifts the lid on a pill container, tiny sensors in their San Francisco home make notes on a digital logbook.

Worried about the weather? Apps rain data

posted: 05/11/2015 2:07 a.m. Discuss

It's taken its sweet time this year, but the nasty weather certainly has been ramping up lately.

ON COMPUTERS: Cloud-transfer programs’ effectiveness hazy

posted: 05/11/2015 2:06 a.m. Discuss

We got a pitch to try out a new program from Acronis for moving all your computer’s content to a place in the cloud. Sounds so romantic.

Online shopping premieres in N. Korea

posted: 05/11/2015 2:05 a.m. Discuss

Online shopping has arrived in North Korea, though it's as isolated from the rest of the world as the country itself, and the vast majority of North Koreans lack the technology to use it.

Tech Spotlight: Jorno keyboard eases smartphone, tablet use

posted: 05/04/2015 1:56 a.m. Discuss

Typing on a computer is a piece of cake. Typing on a smartphone, not so much.

On Computers: Beyond maps, Google's app acts as phone book

posted: 05/04/2015 1:52 a.m. Discuss

Lots of people use the Google Maps app on their phones to figure out how to get somewhere. Fewer people know you can also use it as a phone book.

Nasdaq's Twitter flub raises reliability issue

posted: 04/30/2015 2:11 a.m. Discuss

Nasdaq OMX Group Inc.'s accidental early release of Twitter Inc.'s earnings gives the stock exchange operator a black eye as it continues efforts to diversify and faces increasing competition in its core business as a trading venue.

Market report: Apple, Twitter fall as market rises

posted: 04/29/2015 2:05 a.m. Discuss

Stocks posted modest gains Tuesday as investors worked through another large batch of earnings reports.

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