• HOME & GARDEN
    Carolyn Singer: November in my garden — Savoring fall, preparing for spring

    My kitchen counter has transitioned from the tomatoes and tomatillos of late summer. The new arrangement of hops, shallots, “Sunshine” kabocha and “Trombetta” squashes, walnuts, red serrano peppers, along with a branch of sweet bay, is both a celebration of fall and an anticipation of Thanksgiving family visitors from Boston, San Francisco, Irvine and Sacramento. […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Amazon to Restore Encryption to Fire Tablets This ‘Spring’

    Amazon is reversing course and will let customers resume encrypting locally stored data on their Fire tablets. Amazon removed the ability to encrypt local data in September because it said customers weren’t using the service. That decision came under new scrutiny last week as Apple squares off against the FBI over access to the encrypted […]