Latest Stories from Alex (15)
by Alex Schmidt Mar 15, 2016
Some see a sign of economic health, others one more example of global inequality.
by Alex Schmidt Nov 4, 2013
Movie studios, fan clubs or anyone can raise the funds for a star.
by Alex Schmidt Sep 19, 2013
When it comes to paying bills, we could all just automate and do everything online without even thinking about it. So why don’t we?
by Alex Schmidt Sep 17, 2013
Grand Theft Auto V cost $265 million to make. Pre-sales have been good, but GTA already has a huge following. With development costs now so high, creating a new game from scratch has become a high-stakes business.
by Alex Schmidt Aug 30, 2013
With Netflix reporting first quarter revenue of over $1 billion, others are seeing profit in original storytelling. And major tech companies are setting up production studios all over L.A.
by Alex Schmidt Aug 6, 2013
Despite the high cost, biometrics actually saves the banks money by reducing fraud and eliminating other problems that first world nations don't face.
by Alex Schmidt Jan 22, 2011
Little black and white squares have started popping up in magazines, on billboards and storefronts. They're called QR codes, and are aimed at linking the online world with the real world.