| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:44 PM
It’s Valentine’s Day, and I’m not celebrating. A few weeks ago my fiancee and I broke up.
It was a difficult breakup, so I immediately stopped following her on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and deleted her name from my iPhone...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: Google+ is now twice the size of LinkedIn (540 million vs. 259 million) and half the size of Facebook (1.1 billion). Established in 2011, Google+ is already the second largest social network in the world.
Despite impressive numbers and...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 9:44 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- LinkedIn is rolling out its latest effort to get you to spend more time on the professional networking service. This time, it's giving you a shot at wielding your influence alongside Barack Obama and Bill Gates.
| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:03 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- LinkedIn has added a new privacy control feature that lets you block other users from accessing your profile on the professional networking service.
The Mountain View, Calif., company said it created the tool that lets you block...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 5:12 PM
A notification landed in my email that a new comment had been added to a lengthy post on a LinkedIn editors' group about the imagined distinction between like and such as. In a weak moment, I looked in on it.
I do not recommend that you check it out,...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 2:35 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — If you want to get a glimpse of Facebook's future, download Paper, the social network's new mobile news reader.
The app for the iPhone is part of what Facebook says is its big push to deliver "the best personalized newspaper in the...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Think the job market is in the toilet? For some, that's absolutely right. They are looking for a job while doing their business.
This insight comes courtesy of a survey by the Polling Co. on behalf of Jobvite out Thursday highlighting where and how...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Turns out that for Apple Inc., being one of the most innovative companies on the planet does have at least one big drawback.
The Cupertino, Calif., company says it is the No. 1 target for so-called patent trolls.
In court and regulatory filings, Apple...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 10:30 AM
When the almighty MBA degree is bestowed, you may think your career path woes will be solved forever. An MBA (supposedly) puts you on the fast track to wealth and business success.
But before you get ahead of yourself and start dreaming...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 3:15 PM
An Evanston man exchanged text messages last fall with a 14-year-old he met on Craigslist before paying for a taxi to take him to his home, where the teen performed a sex act on him, prosecutors said Saturday.
Jonathan Labe, 53, of the 900 block Reba...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Even when you're slinging angry birds across the screen of your smartphone, the National Security Agency may be tracking your information, Monday reports said.
The New York Times, the Guardian and Pro Publica have revealed documents leaked by former NSA...