High-tech means higher sales for many small retailers

...take that into account. If someone from Wisconsin visits the site, the software is likely to suggest hoodies rather than surfing shorts.The number of visits to O'Neill and Metal Mulisha that result in sales has increased 25 percent because of the software...

Tokyo recommends 5 additional sports for 2020 Olympics

...joined by youth-oriented sports such as surfing and skateboarding as Japanese organizers...for skateboarding, sports climbing, surfing, the key word is youth."The proposed...from eight, and limited sports such as surfing to twoevents, shortboard for men and...

Amazon's Fire tablet does a lot for $50, but there are trade-offs

...can be viewed from an angle ? twice as wide as standard screens, according to Amazon. The tablet was also fast for Web surfing, e-mail and other common tasks. It seemed to take an extra second or two to launch video on Hulu and Netflix, but playback...

Baseball, softball up for consideration for 2020 Tokyo Games

...on course to get back into the Olympics. Squash, karate, surfing and four other sports are in contention to get into the games...panel, said two factors were key in selecting events such as surfing and roller sports, which will include skateboarding."The...

Surfing comes out of the water and to the people

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. -- Surfing champ Kelly Slater may be a total babe...the word from this weekend's OP Pro Surfing Championship finals at the Huntington...less-than-championship quality to those not fluent in surfing vernacular. This is the only North American...

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Net channel surfing is in works

...a computer near you: Internet channel surfing. A bumper crop of new Internet sites...whenever you want it. But unlike TV channel surfing, the Internet incarnation is not bound...place. What will that mean? Well, a TV surfing session at my house is something like...

Kids internet surfing should have fun, be safe

...Internet. They'll have fun and maybe learn something while surfing this summer. But parents need to take steps to keep their...show them." Dr. Bajjaly recommends that parents learn by surfing the Internet themselves. Then they can show their children...

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Detective Internet surfing leads to child porn arrest

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- A Gwinnett County police officer's Internet surfing led to the arrest of a Watkinsville man on child pornography charges, police said. Sgt. Jeff Sligar, public information officer...

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Speech-recognition software makes Web surfing easier

...all our years of wedded bliss, my wife still doesn't understand me. But my computer does -- at least when it comes to surfing the Web. At a time in my life when the only pick-up line of interest is the one at the pharmacy for filled prescriptions...

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AT&T's It Can Wait tour offers virtual reality view of distracted driving

...remains the primary distraction, with 61 percent of people admitting to texting behind the wheel, but e-mail and Internet surfing aren't too far behind. According to campaign data, nearly four in 10 people also admit to using social networks while driving...