Turn on the AC! Fuel-Saving Tips for Summer Driving

Want to save fuel on those long summer highway drives? Close the windows and turn the air conditioning on. That’s just one of the useful — and frequently surprising — tips available from fueleconomy.gov, the go-to website for information on fuel economy. While running the air conditioning does increase fuel consumption, it’s more efficient than driving with the windows open at highway speeds. The open windows increase the car’s...

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Microsoft Makes Bold Predictions

Microsoft expects its newest operating system, Windows 10, to be running on 1 billion computers within two to three years. The figure, which includes desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones, was repeatedly touted Wednesday at Microsoft’s annual conference for application developers. Microsoft has struggled to get companies to make apps for Windows mobile devices, part of a self-perpetuating cycle that makes Windows smartphones less...

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