Thursday, December 18, 2014

Tech test: Standout phone features, but do you need?

Anick Jesdanun NEW YORK — There’s an Android phone for everyone. Need to swim with it? Get a waterproof model. Travel a lot? Get one with longer battery life. The novel features in these phones aren’t going to be necessities for everyone. But if you’re in need of that particular feature, you’re going to love […]

Korean Air chairman, daughter sorry for nut rage

SEOUL, South Korea — The Korean Air Lines Co. executive who delayed a flight in an incident dubbed “nut rage” bowed deep in apology before facing questioning by transport officials. Her father, the airline’s chairman, also apologized Friday, said she will quit the airline and expressed regret he didn’t raise her better. The apologies came […]

December 14, 2014 | Posted in Business and Real Estate | Tagged | Leave a reply

Recalls this week: Play yards, sweaters

A line of portable play yards for children are being recalled this week because the rails can collapse and pose a strangulation hazard. Other consumer products being recalled this week include vest sweaters that fail to meet flammability standards and computer power cords that can overheat. Here’s a more detailed look: PLAY YARDS DETAILS: Dream On Me Incredible two-level deluxe adjustable height play […]

Mobile apps still collect information on kids

WASHINGTON — Worried that toy stores, fast food chains, and other retailers are tracking your kids online this holiday season? A landmark 2013 law aimed at protecting the privacy of America’s youngest mobile consumers hasn’t stopped app developers from collecting vast amounts of data, including a person’s location and even recordings of their voice, according […]