posted: 03/07/2014 2:06 a.m.
QUOTE OF THE DAY “The overall trend here is positive and consistent with a gradually improving job market. We have stemmed the bleeding in layoffs, what remains is to add jobs.” Gennadiy Goldberg, TD Securities USA LLC U.S. strategist
posted: 03/04/2014 1:14 a.m.
TOKYO — The Tokyo bitcoin exchange that filed for bankruptcy protection blamed theft through hacking for its losses, and said it had an expert investigating the possible theft Monday.
posted: 03/03/2014 2:33 a.m.
Lawmakers in at least six states are considering legislation that would bar motorists from using Google Glass, the eyewear device that can access the Internet and take photos with a blink.
posted: 03/03/2014 2:31 a.m.
WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency’s snooping on email traffic and phone records has prompted a cottage industry in products meant to keep spies out of their customers’ business.
posted: 03/03/2014 2:30 a.m.
MILWAUKEE — Taking nanotechnology research one step further, scientists in Madison, Wis., have created a spongelike material that stands to provide a novel and sustainable way to clean up oil spills.
posted: 03/03/2014 2:28 a.m.
LOS ANGELES — Jim Gimzewski grabs a silicon wafer with a pair of tweezers and raises it to the light, thinking about Jackson Pollock, snowflakes and Tibetan mandalas.
posted: 03/03/2014 2:27 a.m.
Have I got a gizmo for you. Think robotic.
posted: 03/03/2014 2:25 a.m.
Readers were glad we wrote about CCleaner, a free program from Piriform.com that has a tool for shutting off programs in the background that slow your machine.
posted: 03/03/2014 2:22 a.m.
CHICAGO — Silver has long been known for its ability to kill some of the nasty microbes that can make people sick.
posted: 03/03/2014 2:20 a.m.
Ford said to drop Microsoft from autos Ford has found a new software partner to power its incar entertainment and communications systems, making plans to drop technology from Microsoft in favor of software from BlackBerry.
posted: 03/01/2014 2:13 a.m.
The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo filed for bankruptcy protection Friday, and its chief executive said 850,000 bitcoins, worth several hundred million dollars, are unaccounted for.
posted: 02/27/2014 3:22 a.m.
Acxiom Corp. is laying off more than 215 employees nationwide, sources familiar with the job cuts said Wednesday.
posted: 02/27/2014 3:20 a.m.
Target Corp. shares jumped the most in almost five years Wednesday after fourth-quarter profit topped estimates and the retail chain said it was beginning to recover from a data breach that struck during the Christmas season.
posted: 02/27/2014 3:13 a.m.
QUOTE OF THE DAY “Expectations were so low going in. This offered a ray of hope.” Brian Yarbrough, Edward Jones & Co. analyst, on Target Corp.’s quarterly report
posted: 02/26/2014 3:24 a.m.
One of the world’s largest bitcoin exchanges has seemingly disappeared, delivering a blow to the virtual currency as it struggles to gain legitimacy.