| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Love binge-watching Netflix in your pajamas? Now you can get paid for it.
Netflix is hiring a “tagger” to be based in the U.K. that will be tasked with watching movies and TV shows, describing them and adding keywords to enhance the streaming...
| 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...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:52 AM
The team is camped out in the company's sixth-floor conference room, all eyes trained on a large flat-screen TV mounted on the lime-green wall. On the screen is a scrolling Twitter feed filled with photos of a muscular, tattooed gentleman posing in...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:57 PM
Two young men told police Timothy Smith, the top aide of longtime U.S. Rep. Tim Holden, brought them to the basement of his Muhlenberg Township home, gave them alcohol and made unwanted sexual advances.
More than 20 years before that episode, Smith...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: Chicago ISM for July, July agriculture prices, Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index, weekly jobless claims, Challenger mass layoffs for July
Local earnings: Addus HomeCare Corp., CDW Corp., CME Group Inc., Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc.,...
| 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...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:55 AM
HARTFORD — Troy Monroe, a former academic director for the beleaguered charter school operator FUSE, has been named the new leader of Jumoke Academy.
Monroe recently served as acting co-CEO for Family Urban Schools of Excellence after last month's...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Barbie has a LinkedIn page. Now can we get her some hips?
She has 4,932 followers (as of Friday morning) and more than 150 careers under her teeny-tiny patent leather belt, all showcased on her 20-page resume. Her latest job is fake consultant to a fake...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:53 PM
The Sports Xchange
The Green Flag: Mega milestones in reach for Gordon
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service
Distributed by The Sports Xchange
In Sunday's Crown Royal presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard, Jeff Gordon won the 90th race...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Latino multichannel network MiTÃº named Jeff Mayo, formerly VP of sales and advertising operations at Machinima, as SVP of business and revenue operations.
In addition, MiTÃº announced two other hires: Daniel Batista, previously head of strategic...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 11:20 AM
School of Rock, the Burr Ridge-based music school chain whose financial backers include a private equity firm, has a new chief executive.
Dzana Homan got the top job at School of Rock in June. She most recently spent three years as chief operating...