| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Groupon has named a former LinkedIn executive as its Senior Vice President of product, leading teams focused on web, mobile and design.
Parker Barrile was most recently LinkedIn’s VP of Product Management, where he led teams for several of the...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The $970 million in cash Amazon is paying to purchase Twitch isn't just good news for the founders of the company that live-streams people playing videogames. Another player that's quietly operated in the wings, Ustream, could now also benefit and find...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Legendary investor Peter Lynch, whose investment management skills helped attract billions of dollars into the Fidelity Magellan Fund from 1977 until 1990, once famously advised small investors, "Buy what you know." The concept was simple: If you buy what...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Ask some neighbors or colleagues about their Labor Day weekend tomorrow, and prepare to hear how busy it was. Several malls featured back to school sales, kids had a baseball tournament, lots of e-mails to catch up with at work, and the house needed...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Travelers who are passionate about food are likely to spend as much time planning restaurant itineraries as they are booking hotel rooms. In fact, people are arranging entire vacations around food experiences, ranging from visiting producers and food...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:10 PM
In the last week of August, Twitter entertained dozens of potential young recruits at a chic studio, while Facebook served drinks and snacks to job-seekers at its own office. More than 175 showed up to a similar event at Google in June.
| Sep 6, 2014
| 7:07 PM
As one of the world's richest men, Chicago hedge fund manager Kenneth Griffin has contributed hundreds of millions of dollars to causes around the globe since 1999, including tens of millions to Chicago institutions.
But one of the vehicles for his...
| Sep 6, 2014
Cully Johnston's LinkedIn profile reflects his diverse skill set. Top two areas of expertise: golf and guitar.
Asked if he's better at putting or strumming, Johnston said it's no contest.
"I've been playing golf since I was 1," he said. "I didn't know...
| Aug 27, 2014
A new sculpture will be unveiled in Bushnell Park in Hartford on Wednesday, Sept. 3. The design of the sculpture, made of 2,000 pounds of steel and wood, is two hands shaking.
It's a message of goodwill and peaceful cooperation, a harmonious message,...
| Aug 30, 2014
These days, as the threat of malicious software and sophisticated cybercriminals reaches every corner of modern life, each consumer has vulnerabilities, according to Consumer Reports. And the first step in protecting yourself is to know where you are...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 9:11 AM
Last week millions of people rushed to change their online passwords after news of a major encryption flaw called Heartbleed began to circulate.
Heartbleed infected hundreds of thousands of sites, including popular ones like Facebook and Netflix, and...