October 1, 2014 @ 1:13 pm
PayPal, Apple and others are betting on billions in mobile payments.
October 1, 2014 @ 1:12 pm
This computer programming app is so easy to use that even a kindergartener can do it.
October 1, 2014 @ 1:10 pm
A federal agency is considering lethal measures to protect an Alaska island refuge from an invasive species -- caribou.
October 1, 2014 @ 12:45 pm
Facebook is apologizing to drag queens and the transgender community for deleting accounts that used drag names like Lil Miss Hot Mess rather than legal names such as Bob Smith.
October 1, 2014 @ 10:44 am
One of the nation's premier nuclear weapons laboratories is being called out by the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Energy for "major weaknesses" in the way it packaged contaminated waste before shipping it to an underground repository in southern New Mexico.
October 1, 2014 @ 10:08 am
Monarch butterflies are famous for migrating from the U.S. and Canada to Mexico for the winter. Now a surprising study suggests the species itself also started out in North America some 2 million years ago.
October 1, 2014 @ 9:00 am
The New York Times Co. is launching another round of buyouts and layoffs, telling staff on Wednesday that it must cut 100 newsroom jobs to further reduce costs and focus resources on its digital operations. It's also axing its NYT Opinion app after four months and relegating the NYT Now app to a smartphone-only product aimed at new and younger readers, after the lower-priced subscription products failed to take off as hoped.
October 1, 2014 @ 7:28 am
A woman found hanging in her cell at the Snohomish County Jail is the third death since the end of July at the jail in Everett.
October 1, 2014 @ 6:16 am
The wife of former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling has fought for the return of a personal computer purchased at auction.
September 30, 2014 @ 11:28 pm
Researchers in Massachusetts have created an app that teaches basic computer programming to kindergartners.