Airline offers child-free economy class on some flights
Tired of rowdy, squawking kids when you fly? Well, one airline is offering a child-free zone, but it will cost you.
Australia Probes Apple, Microsoft, Adobe Over High Prices
Australian officials are looking into whether Apple, Microsoft, and Adobe charge too much for their products in the region.
5% of Credit Reports Contain Costly Errors: FTC
Five percent of U.S. consumers have an error on their credit report that “could lead to them paying more for products such as auto loans and insurance,” the Federal Trade Commission said Monday.
Microsoft Surface Pro model sells out
Microsoft celebrated “amazing” response to its latest model of the Surface over the weekend,.
When E-Mail Turns From Delight to Deluge
IN the not-so-distant past, the chipper AOL sound of “You’ve got mail!” filled me with giddiness and glee.
U.S. Birth Rate Hit Historic Low in 2011, CDC Says
Americans had fewer babies in 2011 than in any year before, according to an annual summary of vital statistics.
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Automakers hope to rev up sales of diesel vehicles
Diesel-powered vehicles account for only 3% of U.S. auto sales, but GM, Volkswagen, Mazda and other brands are rolling out new models in a bid to raise that figure.
California: San Luis Obispo gets set for its marathon
Want to see San Luis Obispo on foot? Fair warning: This is no leisurely docent-led stroll.
California skiing: Check out China Peak
Ever heard of China Peak Mountain Resort in the Sierra? Well, it depends on how old you are and how long you’ve been skiing.
Flickr accidentally made some private photos public
An unknown number of users at Yahoo’s photo-sharing site had their photos revealed to the world
Nasdaq talked with Carlyle about going private
Nasdaq OMX Group recently talked with private equity firm Carlyle Group about taking the trans-Atlantic exchange operator private.
Weekend Escape to Chandler, Ariz.
Golf is the big draw in this desert town near Phoenix. It’s also within easy driving of the metro area’s 11 spring training stadiums (Dodgers and Angels included).
Vitamin D doses often do not match labels, study shows
What’s in your vitamin supplement? It could be more or less than you think.
IBM puts supercomputer to work on cancer
IBM is putting its Watson supercomputer to work fighting cancer, in what is described as the first commercial program of its kind to use “big data” to help patients with the disease.
Complex Investments Prove Risky
Regulators across the country are confronting a wave of investor fraud that is saddling retirement savers with steep losses on complex products.
Seaplane Adventures Tour
Explore from the air the breathtaking beauty and splendor that is the San Francisco Bay Area – one of the most fascinating and scenic cities anywhere in the world!
Barclays to cut 3,700 jobs
Tarnished by its role in a global interest-rate-rigging scandal, the British investment bank Barclays is trying to regain the public’s trust.
Linux Foundation ships UEFI Secure Boot workaround
The Linux Foundation’s open source workaround for Unified Extensible Firmware Interface.